Category: Features

Paul Rosenberg: Mismanagement, Abuse in Charter Schools

The predictable perils of turning education into a poorly regulated business

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Peter Van Buren: This Land is Not Your Land, this Land is Their Land

The cumulative effects of years of inequality

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Paul Street: Democracy Incapacitated

The United States was largely pre-capitalist at the time that the U.S. Constitution was set up—something that ought to remind us in its own way that the barriers to genuine popular governance/sovereignty cannot be reduced simply to capitalism, however centrally the profits system stands as a barrier to democracy at home and abroad.

Paul Gottinger: Where is Egypt’s Revolutionary Movement?

An interview with Abdulla al-Arian

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Jack Rasmus: Economists Discover Inequality (But Have Yet To Explain It)

The overall share of incomes from Capital is rising at the expense of workers

Bruce Levine: Psychiatry Keeps Anti-Authoritarians Off Democracy Battlefields

The use of oppositional defiant disorder

John Malkin: Police Surveillance Takes a Bite Out of Privacy, Part 2

In the Boston suburb of Brookline, Massachusetts, people decided they didn’t trust a license plate reader system that would share data outside of their community.

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Paul Street: Those Who Have Put Out The People’s Eyes

It is no accident that many United States citizens seem bewildered when it comes to current events. It’s hard to make sense of a complex world when huge swaths of reality are denied serious and honest coverage and commentary in the nation’s reigning corporate “mainstream media” (“MSM”).

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Chris Hedges: The Crime of Peaceful Protest

The Cecily McMillan Trial

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Zoltan Grossman: The Enemy of Your Enemy is Not Always Your Friend

Ukraine now has the first European government in decades in which outright fascist parties have gained a significant role…

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