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Juan Cole: 3 Years War?

Obama to Bomb Syria in fight against ISIL

Marko Bojcun: Maidan Over: The Balance of Power in Ukraine

The Maidan has reawakened in the Ukrainian masses the desire to shape their own destiny free from domestic and foreign ruling classes

Richard Falk: Steven Salaita and Zionist McCarthyism

Under these circumstances, then, it seems likely that the outcome of the Salaita case will clearly exhibit the current balance of influence as between Zionist McCarthyism and academic freedom

Paul Street: An Idée Fixe and a Vicious Circle

Permanent war is profitable to the US Deep State military-industrial-complex

Sam Bahour: Destroying Gaza’s Water System

The mass majority of Jewish Israelis prefer to just ignore anything Palestinian; to them we are invisible

Peter Dreier: Emmett Till, Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle for Racial Justice

The crusade for racial justice is multifaceted and has a broad agenda

Mina Khanlarzadeh: The Support for Palestine from Iran

An independent social voice in support of Palestinian resistance is growing again in Iran

Marwan Bishara: On Savagery and War

The Islamic State group and the wholesale violence in Iraq and Syria

Nick Engelfried: Will the People’s Climate March be this generation’s March on Washington?

With hundreds of thousands of people preparing to descend on one of the country’s largest cities for the September 21 People’s Climate March, some are hoping for a similarly transformative moment

Philip Stott: 10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

Whatever the outcome of the vote next Thursday, the political terrain will have changed decisively in Scotland

Denis Rogatyuk: What Scorecard for the Radical Left in Government?

European Left Discussion

Nick Turse: How Not to Win Hearts and Minds in Africa

Hushed Pentagon Investigation Slaps U.S. Africa Command’s Humanitarian Activities

Michelle Renee Matisons: All Rise: When Class Oppression Sows Democratization

U.S. civil society and labor sectors are rejecting impoverished and humiliating living, working, and learning conditions

Gilbert Achcar: The Gaza Assault and Regional Developments

The escalation in brutality is not new: it goes along with the long drift of the Israeli society and polity to the far right

Milan Rai: Demanding the Nearly-Impossible: Non-Reformist Reform

Strategy is about selecting a sequence of ‘limited victories’ that lead in the direction of your ultimate goal

Duane Campbell: Refugee Crisis on Our Border: What Can We Do Now?

We should actively oppose the further militarization of the border (Texas) and the growth of the for-profit prison system based upon incarceration of the maximum number of people

David Alexandre: European Union: Why Norway and Switzerland never signed the Treaty of Lisbon.

On a practical level, one should wonder why national politicians in Europe keep making promises during their election campaigns knowing they have not the tools to do anything

Nicole Flatow: Private Prison Stocks Soar As Companies Cash In On Incarcerated Immigrants

Share prices for two of the largest private prison firms have spiked sharply since an influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border was reported this summer

Phillip Inman: Long-Term Unemployment Almost Double Pre-Financial Crisis Level – OECD

Forum says there are 45 million unemployed across major economies and warns that cyclical rise has become structural

Decca Muldowney: In London, Young Mothers Declare They Will Not Be Moved

The E15 Mothers have broadened their campaign beyond their own situation, and they are now fighting for decent and fair social housing across east London

Angela A. Allen-Bell: Terrorism, COINTELPRO, and the Black Panther Party

This past July, students from Northwestern University’s Medill Justice Project visited the infamous Louisiana State Prison known as Angola. While there, students landed an impromptu interview with Warden Burl Cain, where they asked him about an inmate at Angola named Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore, who has now been in solitary confinement for 28 consecutive years. This Read more…

Michael Albert: Futile Fatalism

Futile fatalism thrives when people think there is no alternative to capitalist business as usual

Vijay Prashad: The Pendulum of the Islamic State

Only if the social conditions that produced the IS — the inequality and the despair — are altered could it be truly vanquished

Andre Vltchek: Freedom for Palestine!

Each human life has the same value, the same weight. Be it the life of a poor Palestinian girl or an upper-class Israeli boy

Pervez Hoodbhoy: The Siege of Islamabad – What Comes Next?

Pakistan is seeing a new level of instability

Joe Emersberger: We Are All Oceanians Now

We don’t need to urgently debate how to defeat ISIS any more than “we” ever had to urgently debate how to depose Assad, Gadaffi, Hussein or any other former ally of the West

Andrea Bowen: Defend (and Understand) Your Transgender Members

Transgender people are a workplace reality. And some unions, like the Communications Workers (CWA) and Service Employees (SEIU), have long advocated for transgender workers

Ken Silverstein: The Cia’s Mop-Up Man

L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories With Agency Before Publication

Mohssen Massarrat: Who Can Stop the “Islamic State”?

The most severe crisis in the Middle East to date, the coming to power of the “Islamic State” in Iraq and Syria, has entered an extremely absurd phase

Crystal Shepeard: If a Senator Can’t Report Sexual Harassment Without Backlash, Who Can?

It seems we’re still living in a mad, Mad Men world

Jack Rasmus: Corporate Strategy in America

A discussion on the origins and evolution of Corporate Strategy in the USA since the 1970s

Gary Olson: Israeli Settlements Doom Two-State Solution

The occupied West Bank recently witnessed the biggest land grab in its 30-year history

Marjorie Cohn: Us Slammed For Failure To Fulfill Legal Obligation To Eliminate All Forms Of Race Discrimination

The United States has failed to fulfill its legal obligations under the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Convention)

Jérôme Roos: Self-Organization In A Time Of Monsters

‘The Days Of Innocence Are Over’

Noam Chomsky: On Scottish Independence

On Scottish Independence, Statehood and Power

Pepe Escobar: NATO Aattacks!

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is nothing but the Security Council of the Empire of Chaos

Robert Parry: Who’s Telling the ‘Big Lie’ on Ukraine?

For the past eight months, we have seen arguably the most one-sided coverage of a major international crisis in memory

Victor Grossman: Losing Heads and Sending Arms

This week the Bundestag debated military aid to Iraq, although its vote is an impotent one; in such matters a secret Cabinet group makes the relevant decisions

Jessica Valenti: Beyond ‘No Means No’

The Future Of Campus Rape Prevention Is ‘Yes Means Yes’

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Who ignores the real crimes?

African Americans have a rich history of directing their collective anger at inequality and injustice toward institutions that maintain the status quo

Reinaldo Iturriza: The Vitality of the Revolution

The communal councils are spaces of common political construction

Amy Goodman: Get Ready for the ‘Internet Slowdown’

Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, if your favorite website seems to load slowly, take a closer look: You might be experiencing the Battle for the Net’s “Internet Slowdown,” a global day of grass-roots action

Roqayah Chamseddine: The Unpublicized Impact Of A Successful BDS Action

There is no question as to how immensely successful the Block the Boat protest at the Port of Oakland, led by Arab Resource and Organizing Center

Paul Street: Labor Day Reflections

Saying Goodbye to the Piketty Summer

Jack Rasmus: The Limits of Russian Sanctions & Inevitable Ukraine Settlement

Interview on why EU-USA sanctions on Russia have not had, nor will have, that great a negative impact on Russia’s economy and restated why a negotiated settlement on Ukraine would happen by winter

Ted Snider: Silent Coups, Silent Takeovers & Historical Amnesia

America is now moving in Ukraine onto the silent takeover: no noisy invasion necessary

Ramzy Baroud: Winners and Losers in Gaza

On Victory and False Victory

Danny Schechter: Bring Back Adolf: Needed, A New Furor About the Führer

When you don’t understand the culture of countries you invade, it’s easy to demonize

Michael T. Klare: Oil Is Back!

A Global Warming President Presides Over a Drill-Baby-Drill America

E. Tammy Kim: Fast-food strikers vow civil disobedience, highlight home care labor

In largest planned protests to date, fast-food workers to escalate tactics and embrace beleaguered home care workers

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