Category: US

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Marina Sitrin: Against Thanksgiving

There was never a giving and there should be no thanks

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Cynthia Peters: Parents: This Is How They Mess with our Minds

Raising a child in a moral way is not just up to parents, its up to society

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Paul Street: How They Police vs. What They Police: Reflections on Ferguson, Race, and “the Rule of Law”

Contemporary US policing is about keeping Blacks in their place in more ways than one

Robert P. Jones: Why It’s So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson

If perplexed whites want help understanding the present unrest in Ferguson, nearly all will need to travel well beyond their current social circles

Mark Dudzic: Employers Keep Shifting Costs under Affordable Care Act

Until we win single-payer Medicare-for-All, health care benefits will continue to be the biggest cause of strikes, lockouts, concession bargaining, and givebacks

James Risen: The War on Terror and Press Freedoms

James Risen, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2005 for exposing the NSA warrantless eavesdropping program, has long been one of the nation’s most aggressive and adversarial investigative journalists. Over the past several years, he has received at least as much attention for being threatened with prison by the Obama Justice Department (ostensibly) for refusing to reveal the source of Read more…

Various Contributors: Statement by Birmingham students on why they have occupied their University

We advocate for an education system which is free, democratic and accessible

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Tim Wise: Black Reality and White Denial in America

That so much of white America cannot see the shapes made out so clearly by most of black America cannot be a mere coincidence

Asad Haider: Ferguson: Message from the Grassroots

It is time for us to pro­claim once again that the strug­gle against racism requires a mass move­ment against cap­i­tal­ism

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Henry A. Giroux: “Young People Have Been Marginalized”

Interview on corporate interests on the privatization on Education, the attack on the importance of schooling and the marginalization of youth under the current political and economical system

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