Category: Repression

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Tom Engelhardt: The Forbidden Word

Is This Country Heading for the Exit?

Chauncey DeVega: Donald Trump rallies the troops in Phoenix

Unfortunately, that’s not a metaphor

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Julia Conley: 150 Voting Rights Groups Warn Biden Against Attempting to ‘Out-Organize Voter Suppression’

“Every American deserves and should be able to rely on a baseline level of voting access… Only passage of both the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act can make this aspiration a reality.”

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Juan Cole: Tunisia’s President just made the kind of Coup Trump and US Republicans plotted (and are plotting) Against President Biden

Americans should realize how close Washington, D.C. came to looking like today’s Tunis

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Badri Raina: Between Drone and Pegasus, the Latter’s Flight May Be the More Fatal to India

It is strange that the Modi government, which denies targeting the individuals named, does not feel impelled to find out who it is that may be attacking democratic opinion critical of the establishment

Alex Henderson: The GOP now resembles the parties of ‘autocratic regimes’

The “leader principle,” according to Paul Krugman, is very much at work when Republicans go to ridiculous, absurd extremes to show their loyalty to Trump

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Thomas Klikauer: For Right-Wing Populism, Power, Not Facts, Is What Makes and Defines Truth

The divine destiny of authoritarian populism finds fulfillment in not just reshaping what is true and what is a lie, but more importantly, in reshaping reality

Kathryn Kolbert: Controlling Women

With Roe v. Wade in Peril, Authors Say Move Past Court to Save Reproductive Rights

Andrew Metheven: Militarism and the police

As institutions like the police and border patrol become increasingly militarized, anti-militarism needs to become a cornerstone of social movements worldwide

Kenny Stancil: ‘One Speech… Isn’t Enough’

Progressives Call on Biden to Get Tough on Voting Rights

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