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State-sanctioned ethnic cleansing and ongoing human rights violations is what enabled the Jewish settlers to occupy the lands on which they live in the first place
The kingdom’s cash is not flowing so smoothly for the tens of thousands of sub-continental expatriates sweating away on his great building sites
Hizbullah, the national guard for South Lebanon, announced Saturday that it supports the agreement on a truce in Syria
It has been extremely rare for the United States to suspend its support for autocracies like Uzbekistan unless there is pressure from the American public to do so
On Friday the 2nd of September 2016 the biggest single strike action in world history took place in India. As many as between 150 and 180 million workers took part in the All India Strike around a 12 point charter of demands put forward by the Central Trade Unions. These included a raise to the Read more…
The crisis of the press in Cuba is bound up with the crisis of the prevailing Cuban socialist model
Up to 800,000 of people in five towns have gathered to call for speedup of separation of Catalonia from Spain, taking the movement to a new level
“Rosa Remix” is a collection of essays that examine Rosa Luxemburg and the relevance of her life and work to contemporary political struggles
These whistleblowers — and Snowden is no exception — are not passive or submissive early in their careers. They’re enthusiastic true believers
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams
An excerpt from Vijay Prashad’s new book, The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution
Facts are often impotent, pitched against the deep stories, commitments and (un)truths that people actually live by
In the wake of Keystone XL’s rejection last November, Dakota Access has replaced Keystone XL as perhaps the most high-profile pipeline fight in the United States
These activists in North Dakota are speaking in a language that is larger than the Indian community itself
When the War of 1812 was fought some 3.5 million Africans were still enslaved and the 500,000 or so “free” Blacks could not vote and were subject to racial discrimination and violence
Forty-five years after the Attica Prison uprising, inmates across the US are organizing what could become the largest prison strike in American history
Anybody who is talking to the Iranian government about anything should impress upon them the need to immediately free Homa Hoodfar
This unfolding future should gradually tell us which mix of certainties and uncertainties will govern the Turkish internal and international future
Rather than view Trump as an eccentric clown, perhaps it is time to portray him in a historical context connected with the West’s totalitarian past, a story that needs to be publicly retold and remembered
International attention and protest are key to the effort to free Mumia
I’m glad I watched Snowden because it gave me an extra several hours of living on earth without having yet seen the NBC special on the Trumpillary war machine
The surprise move came after a federal judge declined to stop the 1,100-mile fossil fuel project’s construction
Practices of mutual aid and collective solidarity have been at the heart of the Calais migrant camp, which is now threatened with destruction by the French state
Chomsky’s entire political philosophy is dedicated to a rejection of the idea that correct politics requires specialized expertise
How do the world’s suppliers of online data — anybody using a smartphone — get to share in the wealth they generate?
The NBC Candidates Forum continued the shameful corporate coverage of the Great American Meltdown that is our election season. That season has given us a Faux Cable News that runs clips of only one side and pays out hush money to cover up how its blonde anchors were not so much hired as trafficked; a Read more…
For the first time in its 40-year history, the union of full- and part-time faculty at City College of San Francisco recently went on strike—and it worked. Teachers (AFT) Local 2121 pulled off a one-day strike April 27, despite the administration’s claim that the strike was illegal. By July, to head off another strike, the Read more…
The MST is spearheading a national mobilization demanding rights for landless people and resisting the neoliberal rollback under the Temer government.
Extracts of Vice President Garcia Linera’s address at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires
Gary Johnson spent his time as New Mexico’s governor championing private prisons and austerity. He’s not worth a protest vote
I hope that policy makers will let themselves be guided by sanity and the courage to clarify the U.S.’ vast potential to make a positive difference in our world
This is an absolutely transformative moment for the progressive movement, where the social movements are coming together and recognizing they can’t make it without each other
Their Precision Weaponry and Ours
It’s the radical that is now the only thing truly practical. If we don’t raise our expectations, they will be lowered for us
A quick look back at history tells us that Lieberman’s tactics will fail; the question is, however, at what cost?
For a New York billionaire whose fiscal programme is even more regressive than Ronald Reagan’s to become the voice of working-class resentment would have been harder if trade unionism had not been weakened
What gives me hope is that citizens around the world know very well how damaging the free trade agenda is for people and the planet and that we are as ready as ever to take action.
Despite police violence, millions are resisting the parliamentary coup in Brazil and trying to build a political alternative
September 9 is simply the next date on the calendar that we are going to continue to push our movement forward,” he said, because ultimately “we’re trying to dismantle the system”
Corporate lobbyists and their captive governments try to wear down our resistance with one fake trade treaty after another
To sign the petition is, in the eyes of those doing so, a small act seeking desirable change. No one claims it is more that that
The major powers are planning for war and claim that’s the best way to defend against war. Will this mutual hawkishness lead to armed conflict?
The world media, and especially U.S. media, are following with intense interest and concern the November presidential elections in the United States
Former Greek finance minster Yanis Varoufakis responds to his critics and lays out DiEM25’s plan for resisting within the European Union
Every time the LINKE joined up in a state coalition it lost many voters and ended up far weaker than before. Will it make this same mistake after the Berlin election?
Widening the scope of bargaining in Los Angeles led to real wins for the city’s black and Latino communities
The fight to end fracking, or at least relocate these earthquake-inducing disposal wells away from fault zones, is going to be an uphill battle.
Sundus Saleh, an Iraqi woman, first filed her lawsuit against George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleezza Rice and Paul Wolfowitz in September 2013
The lasting effects Los Alamos has had on the planet will be felt for millennia to come, if humanity outlasts the product of its labor for at least 24,100 years—the half-life of plutonium-239
Keeping Track of U.S. Special Ops in Africa