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Stephen Humphreys: Climate change poses an existential threat to human rights

In order to keep 80% or more of this oil in the ground, as we must, concrete drastic action is needed

David Olusoga: The history of British slave ownership has been buried

A new BBC documentary tells how a trove of documents lays bare the names of Britain’s 46,000 slave owners, including relatives of Gladstone and Orwell

Steven Chovanec: Why We Must Not Arm Even 1 More Syrian Rebel

The fact that the US can find only 60 Syrian rebels to train is quite telling

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Andrew Gavin Marshall: Blaming the Victim: Greece is a Nation Under Occupation

Syriza could become a party of liberation, of a proud, sovereign and democratic nation. But this is only possible if Greece abandons the euro

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Leo Panitch: The Denouement

It would be better if would-be revolutionaries calling for a break with capitalism at the weakest link would show some capacity to at least shift the balance of forces where they live

Alex Gourevitch: Why Torture a Victim Whose Will Is Already Broken?

The horrendous proposed agreement between Greece and its creditors lays bare the euro’s anti-democratic core.

Max Blumenthal: The Fire Next Time

Before Homes Are Even Rebuilt in the Ruins of the Gaza Strip, Another War Looms

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Marina Sitrin: Barter Networks – Lessons from Argentina for Greece

Millions of people in Argentina survived by exchanging what they already had, could do or could make

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Carl Finamore: San Francisco Immigrants Mourn and Organize

ICE prefers to circumvent the legal process in order to engage in massive “round-up sweeps” in communities, schools and workplaces

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Richard Falk: Clinton, Sanders and Us

If the Democratic Party faithful goes ahead and chooses Clinton over Sanders it should expect the defection of all those of us who insist upon a precautionary approach to climate change and a repudiation of neoliberal capitalism

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Paul Street: Beneath the Billionaire Class

The 1% Does Not Rule Alone

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Juan Cole: No, Mr. Netanyahu, Iran isn’t trying to Take over the world & it isn’t ISIL

Netanyahu’s country illegally occupies Gaza and the West Bank, refused to sign the Nouclear non-Proliferation treaty, has several hundred nuclear warheads, and launched wars in 1956, 1967, 1982, 2009 and 2014

Rachelle Marshall: Why Exactly Is the U.S. at War in Yemen?

Supporting Saudi attacks on Yemen is a way for the U.S. to show the Saudis that Iran is still a mutual adversary

Kara Moses: The Aviation Fight is Back On

A look at direct action against airport expansion at Heathrow airport

Dimitri Lascaris: #ThisIsACoup

The humiliating offer presented by Eurozone finance ministers to the Greek government is designed to bring down Syriza

Sebastian Budgen: Greece: The Struggle Continues

An account of what has transpired over the last few weeks in Greece, and what’s next for Syriza and the European left

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Owen Jones: The left must put Britain’s EU withdrawal on the agenda

Progressives should be appalled by European Union’s ruination of Greece. It’s time to reclaim the Eurosceptic cause

Mike-Frank Epitropoulos: This Is What Disaster Capitalism Looks Like

Syriza has exposed and opened further cracks in the undemocratic foundations of the European project

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Paul Mason: Decoding the IMF: Greek deal doomed, exit likely

What kind of party does Syriza now become?

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Yesenia Barragan: Donald Trump’s Racist Remarks Hide a Racist Immigration System

Channeling all of our outrage at Trump’s rhetorical racism overlooks the truly racist violence being unleashed on the undocumented every day

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Ramzy Baroud: Why Palestinians Fight Back: The Logic of Life and Death in Gaza

Either a life with dignity or death with honor

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Sue Sturgis: ‘This is our Selma’

Prayers, marches, teach-ins planned as NC voting restrictions go on trial

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Glenn Greenwald: Iranians’ View of the Nuclear Deal: Optimistic, With Significant Caveats

American journalists, who pride themselves on “neutrality” and “balance,” should spend some time considering how much of a platform they give to Israelis and how little they give to Iranians

Panagiotis Sotiris: The Future Is Now

It’s time for a united front on the Greek left against austerity and for a rupture with the eurozone

Arlene Eisen: Update on ‘Operation Ghetto Storm': The Enduring War on Black People in the US, Part 1

Two years ago today the acquittal of George Zimmerman re-kindled a movement against impunity for police and vigilante killers

Ta-Nehisi Coates: “The Most Dangerous Man in America”

The Fall of Richard Nixon

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Yanis Varoufakis: On the Euro Summit’s Statement on Greece: First thoughts

Never before has the European Union made a decision that undermines so fundamentally the project of European Integration

Nick Dearden: Greece stands humiliated at the hands of neoliberal fanatics

The new Greek package means never ending depression in Greece, and the selling off of the Greek public sector.

Zoe Konstantopoulou: Greek parliament’s president: ‘Nο to ultimatums, Nο to the Memoranda of servitude’

Speech at the Greek Parliament, on the question of the government’s proposal to the creditor institutions, 11.7.2015 Ladies and gentlemen, At times like these we must act and speak with binding sincerity and political boldness. We must assume the responsibility that falls to each and every one of us. We must defend, according to the Read more…

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George Monbiot: Breaking Faith

Everything good about the EU is in retreat; everything bad is on the rampage

Russell Berman: The Moment for Criminal-Justice Reform?

The U.S. locks up more of its citizens than any nation in the world

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Jack Rasmus: Greece as Euro ‘Economic Protectorate’

A radical government would have stopped every euro leaving the country, repudiated the “illegal and odious” debt and expedited a plan to leave the crippling Eurozone

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Michael Albert: New Referendum?

Why not a new referendum?

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John Pilger: The problem of Greece is not only a tragedy. It is a lie

This is not inevitable, a done deal, if we wake up from the long, postmodern coma and reject the myths and deceptions of those who claim to represent us, and fight

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Yanis Varoufakis: Our battle to save Greece

The full transcript of the former Greek Finance Minister’s first interview since resigning

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Michael Albert: Why Rush to Judgement on Syriza?

One day, Hail Syriza. Next day, Phooey on Syriza. Perhaps more time is required to judge, not to mention more information

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Paul Mason: Greece wins euro debt deal – but democracy is the loser

After an all-night negotiation during which Greek prime minister was subjected, according to one observer, to “mental waterboarding”, there is the basis of a deal to keep Greece in the euro. As I write, the Greek side do not have a document, but we have some details. Greece will have to implement the tough austerity Read more…

Theodoros Karyotis: Syriza surrenders: time for renewed popular resistance

Now that Syriza has caved in to the creditors, the need for grassroots mobilization is more urgent than ever. A new cycle of struggles is ahead of us

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Leo Panitch: Treating Syriza Responsibly

As against those on the international left so keen to put the boot in against the Syriza government with the charge that they had abjectly capitulated already with the plan passed in the Greek parliament, it is instructive to read this document from the German finance ministry. Syriza’s unique capacity on the international left to Read more…

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Salim Muwakkil: Our Neo-Confederacy

The flag may be wiped from state grounds and license plates, but its ideals live on in the GOP agenda

Lauren McCauley: Pope Calls on World Youth to Rise Up Against Global Capitalism

It is time to “make a mess”

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Nicolas Maduro: Maduro Talks to teleSUR: Guyana Border Dispute, Greece, and Economic War

Venezuela’s president calls on Guyana’s president to resume talks over a piece of land west of the Essequibo river, which was looted from Venezuela by the British empire for its rich natural resources

Jamie Smith Hopkins: The campaign to weaken worker protections

Who’s to blame for thousands of work-related deaths and illnesses each year? Business, Congress, the White House and federal agencies

Bob Peterson: Walker’s Budget Undermines Public Education

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is expected to do two things in the next few days: Formally announce his candidacy for President and sign Wisconsin’s biennial budget. The first may receive national attention, but it is the second that will disastrously affect Wisconsin — and that should receive national play. Buried within the budget are 135 Read more…

Lois Weiner: What’s Wrong With the AFT?

The American Federation of Teachers’ top-down endorsement of Hillary Clinton is an affront to democratic unionism

Paul Rosenberg: Massive majorities back Bernie Sanders on the issues — and disdain Donald Trump

Donald Trump is throwing the GOP primary into chaos by channeling the GOP’s id, spinning out wild fantasies of the Mexican government deliberately sending a flood of rapists and murderers across the border. But Bernie Sanders is disrupting Hillary Clinton’s coronation on the Democratic side by channeling the party’s soul, with a specifically issue-based focus. Read more…

keith harmon snow: Symbol of Hate

Why are some people in Massachusetts suddenly flying the Confederate flag?

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Yanis Varoufakis: Our battle to save Greece 

As inside look at the negotiations and results….

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Jérôme Roos: Greek capitulation reveals deep conflicts within the Eurozone

Rather than resolving the euro crisis, Tsipras’ unexpected U-turn appears to have deepened it, with creditors fighting over how to respond

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Chris Hedges: We Are All Greeks Now

We will not return to a rational economy or restore democracy until these global speculators are stripped of power

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