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Sarah Lazare: Why Popular Assemblies Sweeping the Country Are Building Blocks of the Resistance

From Raleigh to Los Angeles, communities on the frontlines are building the movement infrastructure for a coordinated fightback

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Sarah Lazare: State-Level Attacks on Reproductive Rights

Lawmakers over the past three years have dramatically cut access to reproductive health care, state by state

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Sarah Lazare: As US Bombs Iraq and Syria, Who Exactly Is Being Killed?

Pentagon provides scant information about people dying at its hands, while reports of civilian casualties emerge from the ground

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Sarah Lazare: ‘Escalating Resistance’ in Detroit

‘The issue of whether water should be a commodity or part of the commons raises the question of what kind of future we want.’

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Sarah Lazare: Southern States Crushing Women’s Right to Choose

As bill slashing abortion access passes Louisiana legislature, critics warn ‘women and families will pay price’

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Sarah Lazare: Students & Faculty Occupy University

Facing mass lay-offs and program slashes, University of Southern Maine faculty and students demand ‘human right to education’

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Sarah Lazare: Florida Farmworkers Take on Industry

The Immokalee, Fl. farmworkers who have won battles against some of food industry’s biggest corporations take aim at Publix and Wendy’s

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Sarah Lazare: Spying on Muslims Is OK, Reporting On It Is Not

Critics say ruling is reminiscent of legal justification for Japanese American internment camps

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Sarah Lazare: Torture of ‘Angola 3’ Shows Inhumanity of US Prisons

The more than 40 year solitary confinement of "Angola Three" inmate Albert Woodfox "amounts to torture and it should be lifted immediately," declared UN Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez in a sweeping indictment Monday of inhumanity and abuse in U.S. prisons. The injustices Woodfox faces have been highlighted by the recent passing of Read more…

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Sarah Lazare: ‘Winning the Race to the Bottom’: Obama Moves to Fast-Track the TPP

As Obama moves to fast-track the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), critics are blasting the highly-secretive trade deal as "NAFTA on steroids" and a tool for advancing U.S. and corporate power. "If impoverishing working people around the world is the goal, then the trade policies like this are working quite effectively," Chris Townsend, political director for Read more…

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