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Amira Hass: Tensions In The West Bank Are Rising, Together With IDF, Settler Violence

2013 sees escalation in IDF activity against Palestinians, and Palestinian popular resistance to arrests is on the rise, UN report says

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John Feffer: The Surveillance Blitz

Our privacy is getting hit from two sides — from corporations as well as the government

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Dave Zirin: ‘Right Now the NCAA is Like a Dictatorship’: Why the Northwestern Football Team Formed a Union

The Northwestern Wildcats football squad announced that they would be the first team in the history of college athletics to try to form a union

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Jeremy Scahill: The “Drone President” & Obama’s Whitewashing of NSA Spying

Interview on Obama as a “drone president” whose operations have killed large numbers of civilians

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Chris Kromm: The Power of Southern Song: How the South Shaped Pete Seeger

No place seemed to shape New York native Pete Seeger, both musically and politically, more than the U.S. South

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Juan Cole: Obama as Unreliable Narrator on Climate Action: from SOTU to NSA spying at Copenhagen

This behavior at Copenhagen and since is consistent with Obama’s “all of the above” energy policy, which is a disaster for the earth

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Glen Ford: American State of the Union: A Festival of Lies

Having spent half a decade stuffing tens of trillions of dollars into the accounts of an ever shrinking gaggle of financial capitalists, Obama declares this to be “a year of action” in the opposite direction

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Cory Doctorow: GCHQ Spying Illegal… Drones, Murder

UK participation in US drone strikes opens up individual UK intelligence operatives to being charged as accessories to murder

Christopher Phelps: “We Shall Overcome”: Honoring Pete Seeger

Now so familiar as to risk seeming clichéd, “We Shall Overcome” was the paramount song of the civil rights movement

Adam Hanieh: A Petrodollar and A Dream

Any reversal of neoliberalism in the Middle East would require challenging powerful Gulf States

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