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Alan Weider: COINTELPRO on Steroids

While personally I can chuckle, the attacks of the United States government on personal liberty, both at home and abroad, are surely no laughing matter

David Mizner: A War for Power

The American “war on terror” has been terrific for jihadist groups

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Back to Openly Supporting Democracy

It is, of course, very difficult to choose the single most extreme episode of misleading American media propaganda

Robert Reich: Why the Economy is Still Failing Most Americans

Conservatives believe the economy functions better if the rich have more money and everyone else has less. But they’re wrong. It’s just the opposite

Jérôme Roos: If Kobane Falls…

The U.S.-led air strikes against ISIS has already caused thousands of civilian deaths and hundreds of thousands to flee their homes, their country.

Justin Podur: Democracy: Failed Installation In Afghanistan

Afghanistan is another example of how US invasions don’t bring democracy, even more than a decade later

George Monbiot: It’s Time To Shout Stop On This War On The Living World

Our consumption is trashing a natural world infinitely more fascinating and intricate than the stuff we produce

Sonia Shah: Mapping Cholera: A Tale of 2 Cities

Cholera outbreaks on two islands, divided by centuries, offer lessons on how to ameliorate conditions that could give rise to future epidemics

James Bamford: The NSA And Me

More than three decades later, the NSA, like a mom-and-pop operation that has exploded into a global industry, now employs sweeping powers of surveillance

Antonis Broumas: SYRIZA Rising: What’s Next For The Movements In Greece?

The struggle of the people to prevail over the dominance of capital will take place in the contingent field of social antagonism, and will depend on their determination to turn frustration into social creativity

Hideki Yoshikawa: An Appeal from Okinawa to the US Congress

Futenma Marine Base Relocation and its Environmental Impact: U.S. Responsibility

Keith Dixon: So is that it?

Scotland will stay in the British Union, but that doesn’t mean a return to the status quo in politics, economics or culture. The issue of independence will not just go away

TeleSUR English: Venezuela Takes Over Clorox Factory

On Friday, the Venezuelan government initiated a takeover of the abandoned Clorox factory calling an assembly of the company’s 475 workers to reactivate the plant’s activities

Noam Chomsky: Facts on the Ground

For those concerned with the rights of the brutalized Palestinians, there can be no higher priority than working to change U.S. policies

Todd Gitlin: A Change in the Climate

The Climate Movement Steps Up

Vincent Emanuele: The NFL and VA: Violence, Corruption and Institutions

Powerful institutions routinely deflect criticism by blaming the middle man, or, even more commonly, the occasional bad apple

Véronique Bordes: Social Models Do Not Fit

The authorities pigeonhole young people, not giving them room to express themselves

Z. C. Dutka: Revolutionary Students Demonstrate Against Venezuela’s Strict Anti-Abortion Laws

On Sunday, around 200 Venezuelans from various socialist collectives gathered in the student residences of Plaza Venezuela, in Caracas, to protest the country’s strict anti-abortion laws

Nicola Nasser: Palestinian-U.S. relations head for stormy times

Regardless of whether or not there is a confrontation with the U.S., these needs and demands are national requirements that must be promoted, enhanced and developed

Carla Murphy: Organized Labor Takes on Race and Michael Brown

For workers of color, the impact of racial issues, of which the Brown killing is only one example, can overtake traditional labor concerns about wages and benefits

Glenn Greenwald: Uk Drops Charges Against The War Critic It Jailed For Seven Months

Former Guantanamo detainee and War on Terror critic Moazzam Begg, who was arrested on dubious terror charges in February, is once again free

Kevin Zeese: The Next Attorney General Should Enforce the Rule of Law

Protect Constitutional Rights and Investigate Abuse of Power

Various Contributors: Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

We, the undersigned anthropologists, are circulating this petition to voice our opposition to the ongoing Israeli violations of Palestinian rights

Rania Khalek: Israeli Government Promotes Rape Advocate As Expert On Palestinians

Appearing twice on the Israeli government-approved list is Mordechai Kedar, a professor of Arabic literature at Bar-Ilan University who recently advocated for the Israeli army to use rape as a tool of war

Brendan Fischer: In Wisconsin, a Push for Voter ID Law, But Not Voter IDs

Walker and legislative Republicans went to great lengths to put the voter ID restriction in place, but are now making zero effort to fairly implement the measure

Robert Weissman: US: The battle to make a living

Is there a political will to improve the economic status of working and middle-income families in the US?

Ezequiel Adamovsky: Andrés Carrasco vs Monsanto (or the Importance of Dignity in Science)

As a leading scientist, he had a strong sense of ethical responsibility before society. In his opinion, the scientist’s role is to work for the general welfare

Linda Gordon: Immigrant Women and Violence

US policy toward undocumented immigrants damages women in many ways

Alexa O'Brien: Retired NSA Technical Director Explains Snowden Docs

A presentation by retired NSA technical director, William Binney, which provided context for some of the published documents released by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden

Vijay Prashad: Siege of Kobane

The fate of half a million people in Kobane hangs in the balance as Islamic State fighters try to capture the Syrian city

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive “Really Existing Capitalism”?

An Interview With Noam Chomsky

George Monbiot: Bomb Everyone

Let’s bomb the Muslim world – all of it – to save the lives of its people. Surely this is the only consistent moral course?

Jardana Peacock: Coming Alive

An interview conducted via e-mail between Jardana Peacock and Preeti Kaur

Sister Teresa Forcades: Spanish Independence Movements and the Recolonization of Southern Europe

Interview on the current political and economic crises in Spain and Western Europe.

Ramzy Baroud: What if ‘Islamic State’ Didn’t Exist?

In order to answer this question, one has to liberate the argument from its geopolitical and ideological confines

Marianne Lavelle: Lyme Disease Surges North, And Canada Moves Out Of Denial

Untreated, Lyme disease can spread to joints, the nervous system, and even the heart

David Swanson: When We’re All Musteites

I had people tell me I was a Musteite when I had at best the vaguest notion of who A.J. Muste had been. I could tell it was a compliment, and from the context I took it to mean that I was someone who wanted to end war

Kate Jenkins: The Freelancer Economy is Here. Should We Celebrate?

Early this month, the Freelancers Union released the results of an Edelman study which found that an astounding 34 percent of the U.S. workforce is now comprised of “freelancers”

Marina Sitrin: The Power, Beauty and Challenges of the Climate March & Flooding of Wall Street

Reflections from Rebecca Solnti, Lisa Fithian, Sandy Nurse and Amanda Rouse

Joe Emersberger: The Hazards of Corporate Media Consumption

Just stick to reading the corporate press and you’ll be very well insulated

Kate Aronoff: Mobilizing for Racial Justice in the Face of Tragedy

In setting achievable goals, OSA has set itself up to continue building momentum in their longer fight for racial justice

Tom Engelhardt: Failure Is Success

How American Intelligence Works in the Twenty-First Century

Shamus Cooke: Obama Reconsiders Attacking Assad

Sometimes bad ideas die slowly

Daniel Gutiérrez: The War on Migrants

Migrant workers in cities like Tijuana bear the brunt of global capitalism’s assault on labor

David Swanson: Imagine There Are No Countries

The U.S. peace movement is currently drenched in nationalism, uses “we” to mean the U.S. military, and thinks of “global citizen” as a bit of silly childishness. That needs to change. And fast

Cora Currier: The Ghost Of Ronald Reagan Authorizes Most NSA Spying

U.S. intelligence agents have broad authority to spy on U.S. companies as long as they are “believed to have some relationship with foreign organizations or persons”

Kali Holloway: Racism is so insidious, even black people underestimate it

Another day, another senseless killing. These days, firsthand experiences with covert racism make defensiveness not just understandable, but warranted

Hassane Zerrouky: Kurds Accuse the Turkish Military Of Supporting DAESH

The offensive launched by DAESH Jihadists against Syrian Kurds is said to be supported by the Turkish military

Various Contributors: A National Call: Save Civilian Public Education

The combined impact of the military, conservative think tanks and foundations, and of corporatization of our public educational systems has eroded the basic democratic concept of civilian public education

Tithi Bhattacharya: 100,000 marched in Kolkata saying ‘Hok kolorob’ Let there be uproar

On September 20, 100,000 people marched in Kolkata, India against police violence and for gender justice

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