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Cooke: Crunch Time for Public Sector Unions
Jul 21, 2011
The media attack on public sector unions has reached a timely zenith, perfectly in sync with the politicians' anti-union deathblow
Cohn: Prisoners Strike against Torture
Jul 19, 2011
The torture of prisoners in U.S. custody isn’t confined to foreign countries
Cooke: Deficit Reduction vs. Democracy
Jul 12, 2011
Both political parties are uniting to reduce the deficits on the backs of working people
Cohn: Avoiding Impunity
Jul 09, 2011
"Brutalization doesn't work. Besides that, you lose your soul."
Cooke: Sabotaging the Arab Revolutions
Jun 28, 2011
The experiences thus far in Egypt and Greece are proof enough that money matters
Cooke: The Rich Are Destroying the Economy
Jun 15, 2011
Organized labor needs to bring masses of people in the street all over the country in order to get attention and pressure the government to respond to these demands
Cohn: The Responsibility to Protect
May 18, 2011
Peaceful means were not exhausted before the military invasion began
Cooke: Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide
May 17, 2011
Democrats hide their anti-union attacks behind a "deep respect for collective bargaining"
Cohn: Torture Is Never Legal
May 15, 2011
Torture is illegal under all circumstances, even in wartime
Chomsky: Preventing Democracy
May 12, 2011
Virtually every resort to force, by whoever it is, is accompanied by the most noble rhetoric
Cook: Goldstone’s Rethink
Apr 07, 2011
Israeli leaders have barely hidden their jubilation at an opinion article in last Friday’s Washington Post by the South African jurist Richard Goldstone reconsidering the findings of his United Nations-appointed inquiry into Israel’s attack on Gaza in winter 2008.
Chomsky: Libya & the World of Oil
Apr 05, 2011
Last month, at the international tribunal on crimes during the civil war in Sierra Leone, the trial of former Liberian president Charles Taylor came to an end.
Cohn: Bradley Manning's Treatment
Mar 26, 2011
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is facing court-martial for leaking military reports and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, is being held in solitary confinement in Quantico brig in Virginia.
Cohn: Stop Bombing Libya
Mar 22, 2011
Since Saturday night, the United States, France, and Britain have been bombing Libya with cruise missiles, B-2 stealth bombers, F-16 and F-15 fighter jets, and Harrier attack jets.
Chomsky: The Cairo-Madison Connection
Mar 11, 2011
On Feb. 20, Kamal Abbas, Egyptian union leader and prominent figure in the Jan. 25 movement, sent a message to the “workers of Wisconsin”: “We stand with you as you stood with us.”
Chomsky: Arab World on Fire
Feb 03, 2011
“The Arab world is on fire,” al-Jazeera reported on January 27, while throughout the region, Western allies “are quickly losing their influence.
Cohn: U.S. Chickens Roost in Egypt
Feb 03, 2011
Barack Obama, like his predecessors, has supported Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to the tune of $1.3 billion annually, mostly in military aid.
Jan 04, 2011
While intensively engaged in illegal settlement expansion, the government of Israel is also seeking to deal with two problems...
Chomsky: Israeli-Palestinian Charade
Dec 11, 2010
Washington’s pathetic capitulation to Israel while pleading for a meaningless three-month freeze on settlement expansion—excluding Arab East Jerusalem—should go down as one of the most humiliating moments in U.S. diplomatic history.
Chomsky: Outrage, Misguided
Nov 06, 2010
The U.S. midterm elections register a level of anger, fear and disillusionment in the country like nothing I can recall in my lifetime. Since the Democrats are in power, they bear the brunt of the revulsion over our current socioeconomic and political situation.