Category: US

Vincent Emanuele: Heroin, Serial Killers and Violence: Dispatches from Northwest Indiana

Capitalism destroys even when it builds

Michael Lesher: Occupy the Synagogue

We must occupy the synagogue, so to speak, until the synagogue truly becomes ours – and what it should be. Only then can we truly speak for humanity elsewhere

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John Pilger: The forgotten coup – how America and Britain crushed the government of their ‘ally’, Australia

The “Whitlam problem” was solved, and Australian politics never recovered, nor the nation its true independence.

Michael Nevradakis: On the Rise of Neoliberalism

Interview on the increasingly negative impact of neoliberalism across the world, politically, socially, economically and in terms of education

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Medea Benjamin: Don’t Ask the Pentagon Where Its Money Goes. It won’t tell.

Congress, thankfully, did give the Pentagon a deadline to get itself in better financial shape — 25 years ago

Steven Rosenfeld: Why Texas’ New Voter ID Law Is Racist

Highlights of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s scathing dissent

Duane Campbell: Pay to Prey? Public School Reform and the Software Tycoons

There are 6.2 million public school K-12 students in the Golden State. The potential profits for campaign donors is big

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George Monbiot: ‘Cleansing the stock’ and other ways governments talk about human beings

To blot people out of existence first you must blot them from your mind

Jon Queally: Purchase of Election by Chevron

According to estimates, fossil fuel company is on track to spend $3 million in attempt to gain control of city council in Richmond, California

Melissa M. Valle: Let’s Talk About Race (in Latin@ Communities)

They say that the Devil’s greatest trick is convincing the world he didn’t exist. While I’m not a religious person, I find something alarming about the notion that a sinister force is exacting its will on humanity while successfully going undetected, and therefore uncontested. Racism in Latin America has a similar invisible, but insidious, sort Read more…

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