Category: US

Terry Miller: Amazon Warehouse Worker: Why I’m Taking Action

My experience working at the Amazon warehouse called Delivery Station DCH1 has been one of utter disrespect and complete disregard for our health and human dignity

Charles Pierson: Sofi’s Choice

A US Border Patrol agent at a holding facility in El Paso, Texas told the family’s 3-year old daughter that only one of her parents could remain with her and her two siblings in the US. The Border Patrol agent asked the little girl which parent she wanted to remain with her in the US

Chung-Wha Hong: Resisting the Wall Industry, From Mexico to Palestine

The institutions responsible for harming people operate across borders far more than most people realize, yet many groups are joining forces to gain strength

New Politics Editors: In Defense of Socialist Internationalism

Answering the Propaganda of the Authoritarian “Left”

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Dean Baker: Trump’s Fixation on Intellectual Property Rights Serves the Rich

If we had some mechanism for sharing research costs across countries, then new drugs could sell for a few dollars per prescription, instead of a few thousand

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William D. Hartung: Merger Mania

The Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids

Khury Petersen-Smith: Iran’s Not the Aggressor. The U.S. Is.

If a war breaks out, it won’t be because the Trump administration “bumbled” into one

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Rebecca Gordon: The Personal Is Still Political

And It’s Planetary, Too

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Lawrence Wittner: Billionaires and American politics

By 2014 the share of political donations by the wealthiest 0.01 percent of Americans had increased to 29 percent (from 21 percent four years before), while the top 100 individual donors accounted for 39 percent of the nation’s super PAC contributions

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Steve Early: How a Telephone Workers’ Strike 30 Years Ago Aided Fight for Single Payer

30 years ago, a struggle against NYNEX, a telecom giant, became one of labor’s few big strike victories, during a decade that began with the disastrous defeat of PATCO, the national air traffic controllers union

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