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Eddie Bautista: Why We March

Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

World Health Organization: Cuban medical team heading for Sierra Leone

Cuba will send a medical team of 165 people to Sierra Leone to help in the frontline in the Ebola response efforts

Various Contributors: There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up, a Manifesto

We, the youth of America, have grown up in war, war war

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Paul Street: And Then Came Sharpton: Helping Keep Blacks in Their Place

The Black residents of Ferguson, Missouri, a predominantly Black St. Louis suburb, were injured and insulted in at least eight key ways this summer

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John Feffer: Africa by Malaria and HIV/AIDS

Every day, 2,000 African children die from diarrhea. Every minute, an African child dies of malaria

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Richard Falk: An Open Letter to Rabbi Ira Youdovin

If we yearn for a world more dedicated to peace and justice, and more focused on human survival, we all need to learn to listen with our hearts as well as our heads

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David Swanson: James Foley Is Not a War Ad

When 9-11 victims were used as a justification to kill hundreds of times the number of people killed on 9-11, some of the victims’ relatives pushed back. Now James Foley is pushing back from the grave

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John Pilger: Breaking the Last Taboo: Gaza and the threat of world war.

Those once intimidated into silence can’t look away now

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Marina Sitrin: The DNA of Occupy

Occupy has entered our DNA. It is in our forms of relating, organizing and being

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Joe Emersberger: Krugman, What the Hell?

Serious reform generally takes place when elites fear revolution

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David McReynolds: Obama and ISIS

Obama’s speech failed to deal with the real problems

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Gareth Porter: Hamas Rocket Launches Don’t Explain Israel’s Gaza Destruction

Such massive and indiscriminate destruction of civilian structures is strictly prohibited by the international laws of war

Josep Maria Antentas: Catalonia: September 11 and November 9 – the moment of truth

There is no doubt. The moment of truth approaches. But which?

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Greg Palast: BP and the Three Stooges Defense

Forget Stephen King. If you want scary, read U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s 150-pageFindings of Fact released Thursday in the Deepwater Horizon case

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Steve Fraser: Playing God

The Rebirth of Family Capitalism or How the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson, Sam Walton, Bill Gates, and Other Billionaires Are Undermining America

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Dave Zirin: The Revictimizing of Janay Rice

The one question they did not glaringly ask is, How will Janay Rice react to the release of the tape?

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Michael Albert: Too Much Information?

The problem is broadly Info Glut versus Info Shortage

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Suren Moodliar: Who will protect the British?

A scandal is roiling Britain

Airan Bahmani: The mythistory of US-Iran relations

The role of the US in Iran’s modern history has been decisive

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David Marty: European Union: The Treaty of Lisbon

The Treaty of Lisbon establishes the condition to adhere to the European Union

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Norman Solomon: Perpetual War Is Fine With the New York Times After All

The editorial board of the New York Times has an Orwellian knack for war

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George Monbiot: Stopping Climate Meltdown Needs The Courage That Saved The Ozone Layer

Governments dither on the solution to global warming – but the Montreal protocol is a reminder of a time when they took their hands out of their pockets

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Shamus Cooke: The Giant Gaps in Obama’s ISIS Strategy

, Obama failed to mention that perpetual war is the new normal for the U.S. government, no matter which party is elected

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John Feffer: NATO Poised to Escalate Tensions over Ukraine

The assembled ministers took steps to accelerate two new conflicts, one on its borders and the other in the distant Middle East

Mel King: The Power of Love Versus the Love of Power

From Iraq to Gaza to Ferguson and beyond, the love of power is having its devastating ways

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Danny Schechter: Oh, Ye Masters of War: Marking 9/11 Again With A New Dragon To Slay

As 9/11 makes its annual calendar turn, let’s understand who has benefited from the Terror wars and who hasn’t

Z. C. Dutka: Ecuador Proposes Anti-Transnational Summit in Venezuela as Maduro Confronts Low Productivity Levels

The Second Conference of the Ministries of States Affected by Transnational Interests will be held this Wednesday in Caracas with member countries of the Union of South American Nations

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Tom Hayden: Where Is Obama’s Exit Strategy?

The military crisis in Iraq is not due to President Barack Obama’s “premature” withdrawal or shortsightedness by the anti-war movement

Brian K. Barber: Hamas, Shmamas: It’s about Israeli National Ambitions

Who has the power and capacity to make such change? The answer is not Hamas. The answer is Israel

Josh Israel: McConnell Promises Billionaire Donors He Won’t Waste Time On ‘Gosh Darn’ Minimum Wage Increases

McConnell, who has been attacked by his opponent for voting 17 times against minimum wage increases, made it clear that under his leadership there would not be any increase in the current $7.25 federal minimum wage

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Greg Gandin: ‘The Economist’ Has a Slavery Problem

The reviewing practices of The Economist are opaque, its reviewers shrouded in collective anonymity and endowed with the timeless authority of the “Royal We”

Lindsay Abrams: DA drops charges against anti-coal activists

The protesters were planning to use “urgency of climate change” as their defense. Turns out, they didn’t have to

RT.com: ‘Legalize heroin & cocaine’

World leaders call for end to War on Drugs

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Noam Chomsky: What’s Next for Israel, Hamas, and Gaza?

Ceasefires in Which Violations Never Cease

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Jonathan Cook: ISIS and Israel allies against a Palestinian state

Netanyahu’s depiction of Hamas and ISIS, or Islamic State, as “branches of the same poisonous tree” is a travesty of the truth

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George Monbiot: A yes vote in Scotland would unleash the most dangerous thing of all – hope

Of all the bad arguments urging the Scots to vote no – and there are plenty – perhaps the worst is the demand that Scotland should remain in the union to save England from itself

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Vijay Prashad: Berkeley’s Faux Free Speech

If you are along the grain of the protests of power, then your protest is called courageous; if you go against power, you are uncivil

George Ciccariello-Maher: Venezuela at a Tipping Point

No matter how you cut it, Nicolás Maduro’s first year in office was no walk in the park

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Danny Schechter: Some Fines, No Jail Sentences

The Obama Administration’s Response To The Frauds Behind The Global Financial Crisis

Steven Salaita: First Official Statement by Steven Salaita Concerning His Termination from UIUC

The following statement was issued by Steven Salaita on 9 September 2014 during a press conference that was held immediately following a student walkout at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UI-UC).

Juan Cole: 3 Years War?

Obama to Bomb Syria in fight against ISIL

Marko Bojcun: Maidan Over: The Balance of Power in Ukraine

The Maidan has reawakened in the Ukrainian masses the desire to shape their own destiny free from domestic and foreign ruling classes

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Richard Falk: Steven Salaita and Zionist McCarthyism

Under these circumstances, then, it seems likely that the outcome of the Salaita case will clearly exhibit the current balance of influence as between Zionist McCarthyism and academic freedom

Sam Bahour: Destroying Gaza’s Water System

The mass majority of Jewish Israelis prefer to just ignore anything Palestinian; to them we are invisible

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Peter Dreier: Emmett Till, Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle for Racial Justice

The crusade for racial justice is multifaceted and has a broad agenda

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Mina Khanlarzadeh: The Support for Palestine from Iran

An independent social voice in support of Palestinian resistance is growing again in Iran

Marwan Bishara: On Savagery and War

The Islamic State group and the wholesale violence in Iraq and Syria

Nick Engelfried: Will the People’s Climate March be this generation’s March on Washington?

With hundreds of thousands of people preparing to descend on one of the country’s largest cities for the September 21 People’s Climate March, some are hoping for a similarly transformative moment

Philip Stott: 10 days that can shake British capitalism to its foundations

Whatever the outcome of the vote next Thursday, the political terrain will have changed decisively in Scotland

Denis Rogatyuk: What Scorecard for the Radical Left in Government?

European Left Discussion

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