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Mahmoud Muna: The Palestinian Body Is Whole Once Again

Palestinians disconnected from each other have struggled immensely to maintain a national project with clear objectives. Now, struggling together across the entire geography of historic Palestine, the Palestinian body is coming back together

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Juan Cole: Israel’s Total War on Palestinians

Hospital Crisis Grips Gaza in Deadliest Day of Israeli Airstrikes

Yousef Munayyer: A Nightmare of Terror Across the Landscape of Palestine

As Israeli lynch mobs roam the streets attacking Palestinians, and as Israeli war planes drop bombs on Gaza, it’s essential to understand how we arrived at this moment

Romana Rubeo: ‘Anti-Zionist Naples’

‘Award-Winning Italian Artist Speaks about Palestine and Why He Quit Photojournalism

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Kian Seara Rey: ​The West is complicit in Colombia’s police killings

The deadly violence by police and paramilitary groups against protesters in Colombia is made possible by the military aid of the government’s Western allies

Sarah Glynn: Palestinians, Kurds and confusion

Two middle-eastern peoples are struggling for their survival against fascistic colonial powers

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Alex Kane: Tax-Exempt U.S. Nonprofits Fuel Israeli Settler Push to Evict Palestinians

U.S. charities are funding Israeli settler organizations working to evict Palestinians from their East Jerusalem homes

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William rivers Pitt: We Can’tJust Tell People to “Go Back to Work.” We Have to Improve Workplaces

After this past year, people want that work to be more than a dreary ordeal of basic survival. We can do that

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Badri Raina: In New India, Can the Prime Minister Never Be Criticised?

With FIRs being registered against those who put up a poster critical of Narendra Modi, it appears the citizen does not have the fundamental right to express an unfavourable opinion of the government and the prime minister

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Alana Dave: Leaving no One Behind in the City

Ensuring Just Transitions for Public Transport Workers

Mark Muhich: Biden’s Decisions This Year Will Determine US Nuclear Weapons Policy for Decades

Ridding the world of these horrific weapons is not fantasy but is an imperative for world leaders

Ken Bank: The 100 Year Anniversary of the Kronstadt Rebellion

The struggle against repressive bureaucrats and authoritarian dictatorships continues to inspire democratic socialists and even anarchists to this day

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Phyllis Bennis: Understanding Israel’s Latest Attack on Gaza — And Who Benefits

Netanyahu’s political troubles — and an arms industry eager to battle test new wares on Gazans — may help explain the latest escalation of violence

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Marjorie Cohn: Israel Isn’t Entitled to “Self-Defense” Against the People Under Its Occupation

“This is the worst I witnessed in my life. No safe haven in Gaza, so bloody and brutal.”

Brett Wilkins: 100+ Groups Condemn Israeli Violence in East Jerusalem and Gaza

A statement signed by 124 groups says the current conflagration is part of a “broader context of Israel’s ongoing policy to forcibly remove Palestinians from their homes through eviction, home demolition, and displacement.”

Yasser Abu Jamei: This Must End

Open letter from the director of Gaza Community Mental Health Program

United Electrical Radio & Machine Workers of America: United Electrical Condemns Attacks on Palestinian People

Working people need and deserve, instead, a foreign policy based on diplomacy, peace, and international solidarity

Alice Rothchild: The Nakba Continues

It is up to the international media, governments, human rights and grassroots organizations, and communities all over the world to make this story different this time

Hanan Ashrawi: U.S. Backing Has Given Israel License to Kill & Maim Palestinians

Israel’s latest assault on Gaza is turning life in the besieged territory into “sheer hell,” aided by U.S. military and diplomatic support

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Bernie Sanders: The U.S. Must Stop Being an Apologist for the Netanyahu Government

Over more than a decade of his right-wing rule in Israel, Mr. Netanyahu has cultivated an increasingly intolerant and authoritarian type of racist nationalism

Jacob Sugarman: We’re Living With the Consequences of Rich Nations’ Vaccine Hoarding

The Biden administration has finally backed a patent waiver for Covid vaccines, but it’s already too late for Argentina and countless countries across the Global South

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Badri Raina: The ‘Nationalists’ must consult the Nation in Finding a Way Forward

Close to four hundred districts in India now have a positivity rate of twenty percent or more

Rod Driver: How the Rich Hide Their Wealth: Tax havens and Capital Flight

The power and wealth of the biggest banks and financial institutions is one of the most under-reported issues in society

Sara Sirota: After Slamming Trump, Lawmakers Silent on Biden Drone Export Policy

The door is open for drone sales to authoritarian countries like the United Arab Emirates

Patrick Mazza: Why I am not a climate doomist

People power is changing the story

Toni Watkins: A New Wave of Jim Crow Laws Is Here

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Extinction Rebellion: The Power of One

From Alaska to Israel, lone rebels are sitting in the streets. They are facing not only arrest but oncoming traffic, baffled onlookers, and potentially aggressive drivers

Nora De La Cour: Massachusetts Nurses Waging Longest Current Strike in the US

The longest active picket line in the US is in Worcester, Massachusetts, where over 700 union nurses are entering their third month on strike. Their chief demand: safe staffing for patients

Sarah Aziza: Can Palestinian Lives Matter?

George Floyd’s death penetrated the American imagination. Now Palestinians fight for the right to be human. Will the world see them?

Hayden Harwood: Wisconsin bill would cut funding to cities that defund the police

Wisconsin’s legislature is largely dominated by Republican minded bodies, who blatantly disregard Black, Brown and Indigenous communities

Suzanne Gordon: Nurses in the Real World of For-Profit Medicine

All over the country nurses are fighting to make sure hospital staff get needed personal protective equipment and safe staffing

Abahlali baseMjondolo: The Attack on our Movement Continues

Another comrade appeared in court today on trumped up charges of conspiracy to murder

Jake Johnson: Sanders Rejects Top Dems’ Push for a Big Tax Break for the Rich

“You can’t be on the side of the wealthy and the powerful if you’re going to really fight for working families.”

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John Feffer: What’s Up with the Herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease

Helen Lewis: How Capitalism Drives Cancel Culture

Beware splashy corporate gestures when they leave existing power structures intact

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Katha Pollitt: Rushing to Judgment on Scott Stringer

The facts are too scarce, and the stakes are too high, to jump to conclusions. We cannot flourish as a society if a single accusation out of the blue upends an election overnight and ruins a 30-year career in politics

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Vijay Prashad: Why One State in India Is Showing Promising Signs of Democracy

Hunger can’t be eradicated by devotion. Only social action can eradicate hunger and hopelessness

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Tamara Pearson: The Missing Dead

How the Media Has Misreported COVID’s Toll in Poorer Nations

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Lee Camp: 13 Facts About American Prisons That Will Blow Your Mind

The U.S. prison system is a crime against humanity. Here are just some of the reasons why.

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David Swanson: Anti-Democratic Tradition Is So Ubiquitous That Many Don’t Even Recognize It

Interview on how the U.S. is a proudly and shamelessly corrupt oligarchy, reforming impeachment and how people can experience something bordering on democracy by engaging with their local governments

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Maureen Clare Murphy: Why Israel won’t win in Gaza

The will of a colonized people for liberation and self-determination cannot be crushed by military force, by siege, or any new technology from Israel’s innovative labs of oppression

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Juan Cole: Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Israel bombs Palestinian Refugees from Israel in Gaza, 50% of them Children

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Ryan Grim: As Israel Attacked Gaza, It Heard Something New: Opposition from Congress

Zionist fears of Democratic dissent have turned stale for years. The latest House speeches show that’s changing

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Maha Nassar: Protests by Palestinian citizens in Israel signal growing sense of a common struggle

What could result is a new type of Palestinian mobilization, one that belies the idea of a fragmented people and unites all Palestinian people in a joint struggle

Jake Johnson: AOC Says Biden’s Refusal to Condemn Israel ‘Takes Side of Occupation’

The New York Democrat criticized Biden for failing to acknowledge “what precipitated this cycle of violence—namely, the expulsions of Palestinians and attacks on Al-Aqsa.”

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Matthew Cunningham-Cook: Judge Who Struck Down Eviction Moratorium Lives in Nearly $3 Million Home

Dabney Friedrich’s 6,900-square-foot house boasts cathedral ceilings and two kitchens

Linn Washington: Philly DA Larry Krasner Fights for Reelection

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police have unfairly “tarred” Krasner for his reforms

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Noam Chomsky: Without US Aid, Israel Wouldn’t Be Killing Palestinians En Masse

To understand the roots of the current escalation, one must examine the U.S.-backed, foundational Israeli government policy of using strategies of “terror and expulsion” in an effort to expand its territory by killing and displacing Palestinians

Jake Johnson: Biden Administration Reportedly Blocking UN Cease-Fire Statement as Israel Bombards Gaza

“The violence in Israel and Gaza must end,” said U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman. “Congress and President Biden must act immediately. No one wins with war.”

Tamara Nassar: Israel vows that “Gaza will burn”

Israel’s war cabinet approved plans to broaden the bombing campaign, which has killed dozens of Palestinians so far, including children

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