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I was told that if one has a foreign passport with an Israeli stamp, one is allowed in as long as the person is not of Palestinian origin
U.S. policy toward undocumented immigrants damages women in many ways—by separating them from children, by leaving them without support, by making it harder for them to earn for their families
The climate action weekend built around the People’s Climate March proved that the climate movement has broad popular support and millions are ready to mobilize.
The two books under review study the economy within the parameters of social change.
The logic for intervention that preceded the latest U.S. bombing campaign of IS targets is similar to what took place in Libya over three years ago.
With an unprecedented voter turnout of 85 percent and a political mobilization that shook the foundations of the United Kingdom, much was accomplished…
Health Affairs study says single-payer reform could save $150 billion annually on hospital overhead….
Their employer is the U.S. Postal Service, but a few unlucky Bay Area letter carriers were hired only to find out their job is actually delivering groceries for Amazon…
Parker had what some might call a second “come to Jesus” moment, deciding “to give up his fancy career to become an abortion provider”—for the poorest of the poor and the most needy…
Given that 78 American colleges and universities are now being investigated by the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, it is clear that the same-old strategies that focus on women’s behavior are not effective
On Monday, the SRC voted to cast aside the expired Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) contract and require teachers to begin contributing to the cost of their health insurance premiums on December 15
the people we beat in Berkeley also had a vision for America. It can be roughly summarized as, “More for me: less for you.” In the decades that followed, they learned to pressure regulators, legislatures, and Presidents far more effectively than they pressured our university Administration.
On September 28, 1864, the International Working Men’s Association was founded in London. It became the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement, which both reformists and revolutionaries subsequently took to be their point of reference.
Upon arrival, the sheer magnitude of gold, which was readily available, set into motion a relentless wave of murder, rape, pillaging, and slavery that would forever alter the course of human history.
“The corporate/political influence on Bense’s PSAC is blatant and unapologetic,” say members of the FSU Progress Coalition, a bloc of students, faculty, and campus organizations opposed to Thrasher’s candidacy and the current search process
American hysteria is a wondrous thing to behold. Our hysteria is usually obvious in retrospect, whether the freak-out is over witches, labor unions, or communists. Hysteria is not always so easy to perceive as it happens or, in this case, as it is happening right now with ISIS-centric Islamophobia running rampant
The noted peace activist Fred Branfman passed away on September 24 after suffering the effects of ALS (Lou Gherig’s disease). In 2002, while researching the history of the Vietnam War, I came across Fred’s Voices from the Plain of Jars, in the Brandeis library and the book had an immediate effect on me.
Housing justice work doesn’t only provide a solidarity model for keeping people in their homes. It also helps people heal from the trauma of facing the unjust eviction.
Interview on strategies and tactics for initiating independent political action
Most struggles by working people to improve their lives have accepted the employer’s right to rule and have limited their demands to wages, hours, and conditions of employment
The Israeli direct action and human rights group Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions organizes an annual rebuilding camp in the occupied Palestinian territories
Parliament Square has been the venue for some ridiculous policing since the Occupy movement arrived
“This is its business model — being a private, lawful version of the National Security Agency”
The real Israeli “peace” policy
A brief review of real socialism that steps out from books to the real world
More than 150 countries at the United Nations signed a joint statement calling on nuclear powers to attend the third major conference on the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons scheduled this December in Vienna
Society based on meetings versus society based on domination by a powerful individual
It’s participatory socialism or barbarism if we’re lucky at this stage of capitalist and state-sponsored ecocide.
If we want to envision an anti-austerity movement that can genuinely empower people, we will have to create one that moves beyond austerity altogether
A soviet navy officer refused orders that would have started nuclear war between the USSR and the US.
West Africa needs what Cuba has: a well-trained, coordinated healthcare system. Anything less and Ebola wins
The achievements of those who have struggled for centuries for greater freedom and justice leave a legacy that can be taken up and carried forward
The only obstacle to Kaiser’s divide-and-conquer plan is the continuing resistance of Local 5 rank-and-filers in Hawaii, 4,000 like-minded Kaiser workers in California represented by NUHW, and hopefully the 18,000 Kaiser members of the CNA
The wealthy interests who claim they have found a system for measuring teacher quality may in fact have no such system at all
This is an extremely important verdict, because we’re talking about a mercenary industry, a war industry, that has largely operated in a Wild West atmosphere
The odd hysteria about ebola is being driven more by a media frenzy than the actual public health risks
Only 12% of those Killed are Known Militants
In the end, this breakdown in civil society resulted in nothing worse than hundreds of police-instigated threats of violence to the Goddard community
“The 1%” and its class system is killing us
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People around the US often no longer feel it is their fault that they are loosing their homes or jobs – and instead feel a new sense of power
A parallel personal motive for science is benefit not from the implications of the knowledge itself, but instead from remuneration offered for scientific labors or achievements
Since the artistic and entertainment value of comic books is widely recognised by enough people, then in an anarchist system FAR MORE of our comic book ideas would be given the go ahead
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is as dangerous as ever
Interview on the revolutionary process and the social conflicts that will shape the country’s future
A war-shredded region remains on the bloody path to a potentially even wider war
Young’s appearance showcased his own re-incarnation as a skilled, if not uncontroversial, friend of private enterprise
With a population of over 40 million spread across four countries in the region, the Kurds have been referred to as “the largest nation in the World without a state”
With free universal health care, Cuba has already racked up impressive medical achievements – why not take on the globe?
Richard Nixon was a traitor