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Ronda Racha Penrice: Remembering Maya Angelou

Throughout her career, writer and activist, Maya Angelou, published over 30 books, including 6 autobiographies, 6 children’s books, 2 cookbooks, nearly 10 volumes of poetry and at least 5 books of essays. Libraries, schools, and other public institutions bear her name

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Norman Solomon: An Assault from Obama’s Escalating War on Journalism

Five organizations—RootsAction.org, the Nation, the Center for Media and Democracy, the Progressive, Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), and the Freedom of the Press Foundation—have joined together to start a campaign for protecting the confidentiality of journalists’ sources

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Noam Chomsky: Edward Snowden, the World’s “Most Wanted Criminal”

State power has regularly sought to create the misimpression that it is terrorists we are fighting; throughout, the basic principle remains; power must not be exposed to the sunight

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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Kevin Zeese: New Environmentalists Taking Bold Action and It’s Working

There seems to be an insurrection under foot

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Ramzy Baroud: What the Media Is Not Telling Us About Yemen

Once again, justifying U.S. intervention

Compiled by Joel Chaffee: Free Listings

Items of interest for progressives

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Bill Berkowitz: Using Millions to Bully His Way to Political Power

Sinquefield “is one of the top right-wing political funders in the country, and the single top political spender in Missouri, where he has spent at least $31.5 million seeking to reshape Missouri laws, legislators, and policies

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David Swanson: Mass Murderers Brazenly Discuss Tools of Trade

War has taken 200 million lives in the past 100 years and cost the world $2 trillion a year–and the U.S. half of that.

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