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Dovid Katz: The Hushed-Up Hitler Factor in Ukraine

Behind the Ukraine crisis is a revision of World War II history that seeks to honor eastern European collaborators with Hitler and the Holocaust

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Glenn Greenwald: Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Executives be the Arbiters of What We See and Read?

In the digital age, we are nearing the point where an idea banished by Twitter, Facebook and Google all but vanishes from public discourse entirely

Boaventura de Sousa Santos: I Accuse Israel

The dignity of today’s world hinges dramatically on the dignity of a true coexistence between Palestinians and Jews

Lance Tapley: The Double Identity of an “Anti-Semitic” Commenter

Smearing a progressive website to support Israel

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David Swanson: Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

A petition titled “Call For Independent Inquiry of the Airplane Crash in Ukraine and its Catastrophic Aftermath”

James Ball: Twitter: from free speech champion to selective censor?

By acting on footage of James Foley’s murder, Twitter has taken responsibility in a way it hasn’t over abuse and threats. So what happens next?

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Patrick Cockburn: Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed

The Underrated Saudi Connection

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Badri Raina: Troubled Times for the Constitutional Republic

It will be crucial to see in the days to come how segments of the corporate class who exerted enormously to bring about the present government in India may evaluate these developments

Ryan Devereaux: A Night in Ferguson

Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas, and a Jail Cell

Lisa O'Carroll: World leaders ‘failing to help’ over Ebola outbreak in Africa

Médecins Sans Frontières chief claims response to catastrophe is ‘almost zero’, with nations most concerned with self protection

Deirdre Smith: Why the Climate Movement Must Stand with Ferguson

It was not hard for me to make the connection between the tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, and the catalyst for my work to stop the climate crisis

Florian Zollmann: Western Media Propaganda in Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Regular headline and front-page news coverage connects Israeli and Palestinian actions in a particular way: Israel is usually depicted as reacting to Palestinian provocations

Gideon Levy: What Would Israel do in Hamas’ Shoes?

The Palestinian response to the killing of Mohammed Deif’s wife and son will be exactly like the Israeli response in the reverse situation: Vengeance and retribution.

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Danny Schechter: The Snowden Scenario

Edward Snowden is the most wanted and most admired whistleblower of our time

Thomas Adams: Ferguson Violence Exposes America’s Political Decay

There is a deeper problem in American life – the utter decimation of a politics capable of changing the immediate and underlying facts that led to the tragic murder of Michael Brown

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Jack Rasmus: On the Edge of Another Global Recession?

The economic question of the day has suddenly become: ‘Is the global economy about to slide into another recession?’

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David Bacon: Seeing Central American Youth As Human Beings

Donna De Cesare spent two decades taking photographs of Salvadoran young people, documenting the impact of violence on their lives for her new book, Unsettled/Desasosiego

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Justin Podur: Torture is neither Inevitable nor Endless: A Reply to Gerald Caplan

In an article, Caplan writes that, “War between Israel and Palestine” is our “endless, inevitable future”

Taylan Tosun: Non-Muslim Minorities in Iraq and Syria Are Being Cleansed and Massacred by Murderous “Islamic State”

If the necessary steps are not taken, there will be no more Christians, Yezidis, ShiiteTurkemen, Shabak or any other minority in the predominantly Sunnite regions of Iraq and Syria

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Immanuel Wallerstein: Iraq and the Middle East

The Caliphate of the Islamic State vs. Everyone Else

Peter Frase: When Will They Shoot?

Lots of people are at risk on the job. But when it comes to cops, they’re mostly a danger to others.

Mehdi Hasan: What the jihadists who bought “Islam for Dummies” on Amazon tell us about radicalisation

Pretending that the danger comes only from the devout could cost lives

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Danny Schechter: O u t r a g e!

On The Beheading of Our Media Brother James Foley

Ian Sinclair: The Iraq Crisis

By authorising airstrikes against the Islamic State (aka ISIS), President Obama became the fourth US Commander-In-Chief since Ronald Reagan to initiate a bombing campaign on Iraq

Mandy Cohen: Border Lessons

Jewish Resources for Resisting Nationalism

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Tariq Ali: Interview – Tariq Ali

Interview on the recent Israel-Palestine conflict, the BDS movement, the rise of ISIS, and Obama’s commitment to long-term US involvement in Iraq

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Ron Daniels: The Killing of Black Men Continues

When will it stop?

William J. Astore: The American Cult of Bombing

Why You Should Expect More Bombs to be Dropped Everywhere

George Ciccariello-Maher: Ferguson: Breaking Out Of Post-Racial Hypnosis

Police violence here is not an abstract or universal phenomenon. It is a phenomenon that has focused on certain peoples and certain “problem” populations

Nadia Prupis: ‘This is the Story of Power in this Country’

Ferguson, Institutionalized Racism and the Militarization of Police

Sebastian Rosemont: Hitting Mining Companies Where They Live

Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change

Michael Deas: Ireland’s biggest food retailer drops Israeli produce

European boycotts surge

Joe Turnball: Bolivia Shows Us That Another World Is Possible

After centuries of subjugation, Bolivia’s indigenous peoples are leading the way on sustainability and equality

Penny Lewis: Important Lessons from the Vietnam Anti-War Movement

A Q&A with author Penny Lewis on her new book examining working class opposition to the Vietnam War

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Fernando Vegas: What is Socialism Today?

What has become of socialism?

Karim Makdisi: War on Gaza Will Strengthen Palestine as Both a State and a National Resistance

Israel’s war on Gaza will not end following the humanitarian pauses or an inevitable cessation of hostilities

Rana Baker: Palestinians Express “Solidarity With The People Of Ferguson”

Palestinian groups and individuals inside and outside of historic Palestine have signed the following statement in solidarity with their brethren in Ferguson, Missouri

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Michael Albert: Socialisms?

New institutions, also established by human beings, can generate vastly superior outcomes. Defining and working to attain those new institutions ought to be our economic agenda

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Gary Younge: The Violence of the State

‘A riot is the language of the unheard’ — Martin Luther King

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Juan Cole: The New Jim Crow

Has the Right finally Repealed the Civil Rights Act?

Max Blumenthal: Gruesome Tales Surface of Israeli Massacres Against Families in Gaza Neighborhood

Visiting what remains of Shujaiya yields evidence of massacres and stories of impossible courage

Ben Joravsky: How The City Cut Funds For Mental Health Patients—And Spied On Them Instead

The revealing story of undercover officers Mo and Gloves

Eric Ruder, Elizabeth Schulte, Trish Kahle and Donny Schraffenberger: Ferguson is Fighting Back

Eric Ruder, Elizabeth Schulte, Trish Kahle and Donny Schraffenberger traveled to Ferguson to provide this account of a community rising up against police violence

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Mark Evans: Beyond Ideology

Mental Health promotion as social justice activism

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Marcy Wheeler: A Tale of Two Alleged Iran Nuke Leakers

Jeffrey Sterling and James Risen remain under direct threat from DOJ for telling us just how problematic some of CIA’s programs against Iran are

Golnaz Esfandiari: Iranian Woman wins Math Genius Prize, Iranian officials Obsess about her Hair

Mirzakhani’s achievement appears to have created a challenge for Iranian newspapers forced to follow stringent written and unwritten censorship guidelines concerning images exposed female skin and hair

Marwan Bishara: On the UN and War in Gaza

How and why the UN has been sidelined in Palestine

Haiti Action Committee: Stop The Attacks On Former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the Lavalas Movement

An Urgent Call from Haiti Action Committee

David Wearing: Israel proves that British arms export safeguards are worthless

For years, anti-arms trade campaigners have been told by government ministers of all political parties that Britain has a tough and rigorous arms control regime

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Kathy Kelly: Borderfree

Over the past several years, as I’ve watched this inter-ethnic community grow, acts of kindness have been a reliable bulwark against war

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