Category: Repression

Stella Moris: Julian Assange Wins Right to Appeal Extradition

Interview on a politically motivated prosecution

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Nora Barrows-friedman: UK Israel lobby takes aim at Palestinian university lecturer

A British university has suspended a Palestinian graduate student from teaching amid a smear campaign by supporters of Israel

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Max Elbaum: ‘The Blood-Dimmed Tide Is Loosed’

The first step toward defeating the MAGA bloc in 2022 and 2024 is setting our sights on it. And then keeping our eyes on the prize until it is done

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Bernie Sanders: Bernie Sanders: The Time for Senate Talk Is Over. We Need to Vote.

If we cannot pass a comprehensive piece of legislation, we should divide it up into separate bills and members of the Senate should have to vote on the very popular agenda we are fighting for. That’s how you win elections

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Jack Rasmus: Another Nail in the Coffin of American Democracy

After giving the ‘deep six’ to Biden’s Build Back Better bill last month, Democrat Senators Manchin & Sinema followed up with a coup d’ grace for Voting Rights too. Both desperately needed bills are now DOA

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Frances Moore Lappé: Now’s Our Chance—We Can Reverse Democracy’s Decline

Fed up, everyday citizens are stepping up to reverse a whole slew of assaults on our democracy—from voting rights to gerrymandering to removing money’s grip

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Marjorie Cohn: Republicans, Aided by Manchin and Sinema, Are Stonewalling Voting Rights Bill

As the Senate debates these voting rights bills, the American people will see for themselves how racist Republicans, aided and abetted by Manchin and Sinema, are stonewalling legislation that would protect the sacred right of everyone to vote

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Walden Bello: Bin Laden and Trump: Two Bookends to America’s Imperial Decline

What we can learn from the 20 years between the 9/11 attacks and the January 6 coup attempt

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George Monbiot: The UK is heading towards authoritarianism

The Police Bill would criminalize an entire minority: it’s as if nothing has been learnt from the 20th Century

Mel Gurtov: Destroying Democracy: China in Hong Kong

The new face of Hong Kong is direct Chinese intervention

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