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Jones: Our Children Deserve Better
Mar 13, 2013
Public education is under a sustained attack, and in some cities — New Orleans, Detroit, Philadelphia — is ceasing to exist as we have known it
Jamal: Incarceration Nation
Feb 06, 2012
For the first time in nearly 3 decades, I join you, free from a death sentence
jr.: Freedom Riders on West Bank?
Nov 14, 2011
The planned Freedom Rides scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th to take place in the Occupied Palestinian Territories is a brilliant tactic
Jones: One Citizen’s Misadventure in Securityland
Nov 05, 2011
Someone in the U.S. government who specializes in finding terrorists seems to have found me and laid a heavy hand on my bank account
jr.: Black America and Obama’s Foreign Policy
Nov 03, 2011
By remaining silent in the face of US aggression we are making several mistakes
Sadly, more Black Politicians does not equal more black political power
Jamal: Drugs & Taxes
Jul 17, 2011
In Mexico, drugs have destroyed the state
Jamal: Rebels In Every Nation
Mar 18, 2011
As pro and anti-government forces battle for supremacy in the cities and deserts of Libya, in North Africa, the tenor and tone of U.S./Western reporting puts the lie to the often heard claim of journalistic objectivity.
Jamal: COINTELPROs: Then and Now
Mar 13, 2011
Written for the People’s Hearing on Racism and Police, Oakland, California, February 19 and 20, 2011
Jamal: Egypt's Begining
Feb 22, 2011
The events in Egypt of the past few weeks have raised more questions than answers, and while things seem in a state of flux, some things are clear...
Jamal: War Crimes & Wikileaks
Jan 20, 2011
Among the maniac right, calls have come for the assassination of Julian Assange, of Wikileaks fame.
Jensen: The Day After Elections
Oct 31, 2010
On mid-term Election Day, voters will choose between candidates with different positions on health-care insurance, withdrawal from Afghanistan, and CO2 levels that drive global warming.
Jamal: The State & Repression
Oct 23, 2010
Speech Delivered to International Anti-Repression Congress...
Jensen: If People Mattered
Oct 06, 2010
When politicians talk economics these days, they argue a lot about the budget deficit. That’s crucial to our economic future, but in the contemporary workplace there’s an equally threatening problem -- the democracy deficit.
Jensen: Illegal & Immoral Wars
Aug 28, 2010
When the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division rolled out of Iraq last week, the colonel commanding the brigade told a reporter that his soldiers were “leaving as heroes.”
Jamal: Wikileaks & Imperial Press
Aug 15, 2010
The release of some 70,000 + files from the Afghanistan War has been treated by most corporate media as, at best, a minor irritant, and worst, an act of treason.
Jamal: The Mehserle Trial
Jul 26, 2010
The manslaughter verdict returned against former BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) cop, Johannes Mehserle, for the videotaped murder of Oscar Grant, sent hundreds of protesters back into the hot streets of Oakland, California, Grant's hometown.
Jensen: Struggle to be Alive
Jul 18, 2010
we struggle in the moment with complex problems that defy simple solutions -- problems that may be beyond our capacity to solve in any meaningful way.
Jamal: Generals & Presidents
Jul 02, 2010
The recent Obama-McChrystal tete'a-tete, which resulted in the general submitting his resignation (and the president accepting it) is but an historical echo from conflicts between the army and its civilian leaders, for generations.
Jensen: Think Outside The Bomb
Jun 30, 2010
If we are serious about the abolition of nuclear weapons, we have to place the abolition of the U.S. empire at the center of our politics.