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Hines: Privatizing Education Meets Resistance
Dec 01, 2012
Pressure to privatize public services and goods – and concerns about who stands to gain in the process - has become increasingly familiar in the United States
Hing: School-to-Prison Pipeline
Nov 30, 2012
When schools want to discipline children, they do much more than just send them to the principal’s office. They call the police, who arrest children as young as 10 years old
Harvey: A Case Of Life Or Death
Oct 21, 2012
Cases being heard in Indian courts could ‘open the floodgates’ for pharmaceutical companies to challenge generic drug production and keep prices ridiculously high
Hallward: Quebec's Good Example
Jun 08, 2012
The extraordinary student mobilization in Quebec has already sustained the longest and largest student strike in the history of North America
Hellman: War Pay
May 23, 2012
The nearly $1 trillion national security budget
Hawkins: Teachers Plan Comeback
Apr 15, 2012
Teachers in British Columbia are planning their next moves after legislators in the Canadian province forced them back to work after three days on strike
Hartung: Throwing Money at the Pentagon
Mar 21, 2012
According to a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the Romney budget plan could cut domestic discretionary programs by as much as 50% over the next 10 years
Hochschild: The Untold War Story -- Then and Now
Feb 27, 2012
We almost always tend to celebrate those who fight wars -- win or lose -- rather than those who oppose them
Hagglund: A New Year's Wish
Jan 01, 2012
In a time of crisis it is easy to play the stability card if you already have institutionalised power and influence
Howard: Child Labor
Jul 08, 2011
Until policy-makers push for trade justice at the top and community-developed initiatives at the bottom, the same old pity and paternalism will continue to hold sway
Hyland: Millions in Dire Straits
Jun 05, 2011
The wages of “lower to middle income” workers are set to collapse
Hallinan: The New Face Of War
May 29, 2011
The assassination of Osama bin Laden formalized an astounding change in the nature of warfare
Hightower: From Democracy to Plutocracy
May 09, 2011
Call them what they are--not conservatives, but self-serving plutocrats
Hoodbhoy: Should the HEC Live or Die?
Apr 10, 2011
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) stands on death row. Appeals for reprieve have been rejected by the commission responsible for implementation of the Eighteenth Amendment.
Hoodbhoy: Pakistan’s Nuclear Bayonet
Mar 28, 2011
In an enthusiastic moment, Napoleon is said to have remarked: “Bayonets are wonderful! One can do anything with them except sit on them!” Pakistan’s political and military establishment glows with similar enthusiasm about its nuclear weapons.
Hoodbhoy: Pakistan & Fukushima
Mar 24, 2011
Ten days after the earthquake tsunami, Japan still teetered at the knife-edge of a major nuclear disaster.
Halimi: Could Iran Be Next?
Mar 06, 2011
The targets for the lethal bullets may be varied – Shia or Sunni, moderate or radical, pro-western or anti-imperialist – but the regimes that fire those bullets against their own people are identical.
Hind: Anarchy in London
Mar 05, 2011
Anarchists, as one of the few actual anarchists in London recently told me, don't really go in for group activities. You might bump into them at a demonstration, a squat party or a pop-up exhibition but they are just as likely to be found nailing a trout to their living room wall. But events have taken a radical turn of late and we can start to see the outlines of a new culture of protest in the capital.
Hoodbhoy: Pakistan’s Nuclear Bayonet
Feb 18, 2011
In an enthusiastic moment, Napoleon is said to have remarked: “Bayonets are wonderful! One can do anything with them except sit on them!”
Hoodbhoy: Pakistan’s Nukes
Feb 05, 2011
The latest news from America must have thrilled many: Pakistan probably has more nuclear weapons than India.