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Swanson: His Speech Will End Some Day
May 24, 2013
President Obama is expected to announce that the eternal war on the world will have an end. When? He won't say.
Gottesdiener: A Dream Foreclosed
May 23, 2013
“The banks needed new consumers. So, they moved into the minority market, selling these incredibly exploitative predatory loans”
Zirin: The Soul of San Francisco
May 22, 2013
Will San Francisco ever again be anything but a playground for the overgrown millionaire children of the tech sector?
Buchheit: The Globalization of Hypocrisy
May 21, 2013
The damage caused by the relentless corporate drive for profits has become more clear in recent years
Kromm: Art Pope Back
May 20, 2013
Art Pope, North Carolina's Republican mega-donor, is back in the national media spotlight
Lafer: The New Unemployment 'Reform'
May 20, 2013
Twenty years later, the arguments used to end welfare have been turned on the unemployed
Chamberlain: 'Our City. Our Schools. Our Voice'
May 19, 2013
Chicago Teachers are taking a stand once again in protest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to close dozens of schools in low income Chicago communities
Wolff: Economic Development and Rana Plaza
May 18, 2013
The official death toll from the April collapse of the Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which housed clothing factories, has now passed 1,100
Swanson: Drone Pilots Expose Lies
May 17, 2013
Every effort is made to avoid killing innocent family members, but if it can't be avoided, well, the target "brought it on himself"
Lakey: Violent Repression Can’t Stop Us
May 16, 2013
History is full of examples we can learn from of how movements have kept their focus and fought through violent repression to victory
Roos: Europe & Youth Unemployment
May 15, 2013
Our problems are not due to a lack of innovative ideas; they are due to an excess of financial power concentrated in the hands of an elite of bankers
Kagarlitsky: His Own Worst Threat
May 14, 2013
It is out there on the streets far beyond the Moscow Ring Road that the real protest energy is building
Sturgis: Sequestering Our Mothers
May 13, 2013
Amount the sequester is set to cut next year from programs that fight domestic violence and sexual assault: $20 million
Germanos: 400 PPM Milestone
May 12, 2013
Levels of atmospheric CO2 have never been this high in human history; will 'rise in carbon be matched by rise in climate activism'?
Slaughter: Republic Windows Worker-Owners
May 11, 2013
The workers who used to build windows at Republic Windows and Doors have bought the equipment from a cut-and-run owner
Bond: South Africa’s Sub-Imperial Seductions
May 10, 2013
Is Pretoria a destructive sub-imperialist power?
Pilger: Hold The Front Page!
May 09, 2013
Edmund Burke mythologised the press as a Fourth Estate. Today, we need a “fifth estate” right across the media and in journalism training and on the streets
Zirin: RGIII at the Muhammad Ali Center
May 08, 2013
RGIII was confronted with the actuality of Ali’s ideas and was deeply in awe of his sacrifice
Sarra: Human Rights Of Incarcerated Women
May 07, 2013
Forty percent of women in Canadian jails were separated from their own parents because of incarceration and now they are mothers raising the next generation
McCauley: 1,856 to Zero
May 06, 2013
In court where civilians have no representative, government's "national security" claims win again and again