Disregard for Palestinian life in the West helps explain not only why Palestinians resort to violence, but also Israel’s latest assault.
According to the Prison Policy Institute, there are 330,000 people in state or federal prison for drug offenses. The U.S. bail bonds industry does $2 billion annually.
Why fossil fuels can’t solve the problems created by fossil fuels
“It has become fashionable among some U.S. ‘progressives’ to attribute contemporary social problems to the misbehavior of ‘sociopaths’–people who have no conscience
An interview with David Wagner on poverty, homelessness, activism, and social welfare
The predictable perils of turning education into a poorly regulated business
The cumulative effects of years of inequality
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.
An interview with Abdulla al-Arian
The overall share of incomes from Capital is rising at the expense of workers