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Emily Peck: Anti-Abortion Language In Tax Bill

Democrats denounced the move as a back-door attack on Roe v. Wade

Kate Aronoff: Another Shady Puerto Rico Contract

A separate $200 million contract has faced little scrutiny, but may ultimately be even more scandalous

David Masciotra: America flunks freshman comp

Putting our democracy at risk

Jon Queally: Paradise Papers

Shady Dealings of World’s Rich and Powerful

Sabrina Shankman: War with the Oil Industry

South Portland’s fight is a cautionary tale about the power of money — and whether towns can set their own rules about oil and gas infrastructure

Marjorie Cohn: Blank Check to Wage Illegal War

James Mattis and Rex Tillerson told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on October 30 that the Trump administration has all the legal authority it needs to kill people anywhere in the world

Yanis Varoufakis: Nazi Resurgence in Europe

Interview about the rise of the far-right Golden Dawn party in his country and how their policies “have infiltrated the mainstream” in European politics, including anti-immigrant measures similar to those proposed by Trump

Ramzy Baroud: Boycotting Israel

The Origins, Objectives, and War on the BDS Movement

Jeremy Scahill: Moscow Mueller

What the Indictments and Plea Agreements Mean for Donald Trump

James Wilt: Radical Municipalism

The Only Solution to Amazon’s Extortion of Cities

Sue Sturgis: The Republicans’ ‘Southern Strategy’

Trump’s former campaign chair was a GOP operative who worked to build support for the party among whites by appealing to their racism against African Americans

Jacob Wilson: The Media, Venezuela, and Hunger Statistics

A Case Study in Careless Reporting

Matt Thompson: Tabloids do not represent the working class

The tabloid press claims to be an authentic voice of the working class – but it’s run by and for the elites

Steve Early: Weinsteins in the Workplace

Will Unions be Part of the Solution Or the Problem?

Eduardo Galeano: A Visit to Heaven and Hell

Mapping Planet Earth

Ignasi Bernat: A rebellion against nationalism

Catalonia’s independence movement is driven by solidarity – and resistance to far-right Spanish nationalists

David Morris: Turning Around Farmworker Exploitation

Worker-managed agreements are finally improving conditions for Florida’s tomato pickers

Patrick Cockburn: Trump’s best new policy in the Middle East

We often forget that at any one time there are several governments and opposition movements trying to lure the US into a war with its enemies by demonising them as a threat to the world

Lindsay Koshgarian: Blow to Working- and Middle-Class Americans

The tax plan now under consideration by Congress is remarkable for its consistency: a raft of provisions that disproportionately benefit corporations and wealthy Americans and do little for poor, working- and middle-class people

CJ Hopkins: Who’s Afraid of Corporate COINTELPRO?

In our brave new Internet-dominated world, corporations like Google, Twitter, and Facebook (not to mention Amazon), are, for elitist wankers like me, in the immortal words of Colonel Kurz, “either friends or they are truly enemies to be feared”

Kate Walters: Fighting Homeless Sweeps

Activists packed Seattle City Hall to testify in front of lawmakers and demand an end to the removal of unauthorized homeless camps.

Badri Raina: Misplaced Emphases

I ask you, how do you judge An expansive nation?— By the number of people out of work, Or the numbers having fun?   Do you say we are down to hundred In the global hunger index, Or that we are up by thirty In the ease of doing business?   Do you say we Read more…

Don Fitz: Will Black Become the New Green?

If Elston McCowan wins on November 7, his combining neighborhood, local and international issues may chart a new course for the Green Party

Jeremy Brecher: The New AFL-CIO Stand on Climate Change

What Does It Mean for Labor and for the Climate?

Kevin Zeese: Racism, Propaganda And Wars

By linking hands with our brothers and sisters around the planet and working for peace, we can bring about a multi-polar world in which all people have peace, self-determination and live in dignity

Leonard Peltier: My Brother Dennis Banks

We should never forget those who made the ultimate sacrifice to try to make a better world for the coming generations.

Richard Falk: Balfour: Then and Now

The British pledge was an unabashed expression of colonialist arrogance in 1917

Conn Hallinan: Brexit & A Brave New World

The major specter haunting Europe today is not Britain’s exit but anger at growing inequality, increasing job insecurity, a housing crisis, and EU strictures that have turned economic strategy over to unelected bureaucrats and banks

Michael T. Klare: U.S. Planning to Attack North Korea?

Three US aircraft-carrier groups have now converged in the Pacific

Mark Weisbrot: Economic Failure in Spain

The number of people deemed to be at risk for poverty and social exclusion is at 27.9 percent

Gerard Colby: Resisting Trump’s War on Immigrants

Lessons from the Historic Underground Railroad

Mario Osava: Another Setback in Brazil

The wave of conservativism is testing its limits in Brazil, as reflected by a Labour Ministry decree that seeks to block the fight against slavery-like working conditions, which has been provisionally revoked by the justice system. The powerful “ruralist” parliamentary bloc that represents agribusiness has been chalking up victories, such as keeping Michel Temer in Read more…

Jack Rasmus: China Shifts Course

Predicting ‘Minsky Moment’ in Global Financial Instability

Marjorie Cohn: Trump Is Killing Record Numbers of Civilians

In March alone, the Trump administration killed 1,000 civilians in Iraq and Syria

Jonathan Cook: Balfour Declaration

Britain broke its feeble promise to the Palestinians

Anders Sandstrom: Maximising Economic Democracy

Our aim should be the best possible approximations of our ideals while acknowledging that the implementation of ideals and institutions in a real-world economy will never look exactly the same

Juan Cole: Dear John Kelly

Yes, Slavery was wrong in 1860s & Muslims helped Convince Americans to end It

Daniel Edelstyn: Don’t repay your debts

Our dependence on debt means that banks wield ever-greater power over our lives

Arthur Stamoulis: NAFTA Talks: What’s the Deal?

The danger here is that corporate “modernization” proposals that make NAFTA even worse for working people at home and abroad will continue to be agreed to quickly

Daniel Falcone: Chomsky & Indonesian Moderates

The editors at the New York Times were well aware at once of crucial U.S. government involvement in the Indonesian bloodbath

Paul Blest: 7 Southern races to watch

Seven key races to watch around the South, all of which will be held on Nov. 7 except for New Orleans’ Nov. 18 runoff

Noam Chomsky: Breaking the Barriers to Free Education

Interview on how a radical reshaping of our educational system could be undertaken in the US

Eleanor Penny: Burning witches and banning abortions

Our economic system depends on a long and bloody history of controlling women’s bodies

Ramzy Baroud: Walls and Militarized Police

How Israel Is Exporting Its Occupation to the United States

Yves Engler: Regime change in Venezuela

Dismissing criticism of Ottawa’s regime change efforts in Venezuela by claiming Canada has been a benevolent international actor is wholly unconvincing

Pauline Murphy: From Ireland to Catalonia

The Struggle for Independence:

Levi Rickert: Dennis J. Banks (1937 – 2017)

“I want to be remembered as somebody who stood up when it was time to stand up”

Elliott Negin: Pruitt’s War on Wind and Solar Energy

During a recent trip to Kentucky coal country, the EPA chief proposed ending renewable energy tax credits

Derek Seidman: Researchers Against the War Machine

The Story of NARMIC

Rachel Caufield: What the charges could mean for Trump

The indictments against Manafort and Gates suggest this investigation is broad, encompassing more than an immediate interest in “collusion” during the campaign

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