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Matt Taibbi: Ten Years After the Crash, We’ve Learned Nothing

The great financial catastrophe of our times is still badly misunderstood, and led to grotesque consequences, including the election of Donald Trump

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Nomi Prins: The Donald in Wonderland

Down the Financial Rabbit Hole With President Trump

Jonathan Kissam: Why Are There No Gen-X Socialists in the United States?

We grew up in an era when liberals were winning the culture wars, but conservatives were winning the economic wars

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Badri Raina: The Plight of Mohan Bhagwat’s Lonesome Lion

Might one conclude that the lonely Hindu lion is, after all, the Brahmin, and may be a smattering of some adjacent high castes? Importantly, who is to be held responsible for the loneliness of this lion?

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Yanis Varoufakis: New International Movement Will Fight Rising Fascism and Globalists

We need to demonstrate that the only way the many can regain control of our lives, our communities, our cities and our countries is by coordinating our struggles along the axis of an Internationalist New Deal

Anan AbuShanab: Demolition of Palestinian Community Imminent

Israeli High Court Green Lights Razing of Khan al-Ahmar

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Jérôme Roos: Crisis of global capitalism never really ended

With inequality on the rise, global debt higher than ever and international tensions intensifying, the political backlash to the crash of 2008 has only just begun

Bertie Russell: Jackson Rising

When a young black attorney was elected mayor of Jackson, Mississipi, rather than ask what the local state could do, he asked, what can we do to the local state?

Lynn Stuart Parramore: The Next Financial Catastrophe is Cooking

Ten years after Lehman Brothers’ collapse, the Wall Street casino is running amok

Ian Millhiser: Facebook Suppressed Kavanaugh Story on Opposition to Roe v. Wade

Even before Kavanaugh became a Supreme Court nominee, his record indicated fairly clearly that he opposes Roe

Gopal Dayaneni: A Debate on Geoengineering

Should We Deliberately “Hack” Planet Earth to Combat Climate Change?

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Juan Cole: Manafort’s Plea Deal is a Constitutional Crisis

We Just don’t Know it Yet

Salvador Allende: Allende’s Last Speech

Salvador Allende died 45 years ago in a US-backed coup. Here’s his final address, broadcast over the radio while he was barricaded in the presidential palace

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David Bacon: Ending County Jails As Detention Centers

Family members of detainees, including Maria Lopez, Adrianna, and Hulissa Aguilar, called on ICE to release their loved ones after it was announced the center would close. Bay Area immigrant communities and immigrant rights activists felt they’d won an important victory July 10. At a news conference, Sheriff David Livingston, flanked by the Contra Costa Read more…

Pilar Villanueva: Kurdish Revolutionary Seed Spreads in Latin America

From Rojava to the Mapuche Struggle

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John Feffer: GOP Wants Trumpism, Just Without Trump

Critics like that anonymous op-ed writer have no problem with how Trump’s actually hurting people. They just want the leader doing it to look more presidential

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Richard Falk: In Praise of Serena Williams

Serena’s fierce fighting spirit while on the court is complemented by her generosity to her opponent after the match ended, whether she wins or loses

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Bill McKibben: Limiting Emissions Is Not Enough

We Must Keep the Oil in the Soil

Meagan Day: A Blueprint for Calling the Question

Politicians are paying attention to socialists these days. We should compel candidates to adopt pro-worker laws, pick fights with business, and talk openly about class conflict

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Bernie Sanders: An international progressive front

There is a global struggle taking place of enormous consequence. Nothing less than the future of the planet – economically, socially and environmentally – is at stake

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Jack Rasmus: The Tech-Driven New ‘Business Model’ for the US Education System

Higher college education as we know it will largely disappear with the coming diffusion of AI tech throughout the US system

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Mairead Maguire: Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era

Inventing a foe to sell military ambitions is still the most dangerous of games

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Steve Ellner: NY Times Doing More Harm Than Good in Venezuela

If the central argument of the New York Times and other members of the “liberal” establishment is that Trump should focus on economic sanctions rather than a military solution, then they are undoubtedly doing more harm than good

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Ramzy Baroud: The Veiled Danger of the ‘Dead’ Oslo Accords

Oslo will not go away. It remains a problem because the intellectual foundation that led to its conception is still firmly in place – where only Israel matters and the aspirations of the Palestinian people are still inconsequential

Sandy Tolan: From Peace to Armageddon

The Israel-Palestine Nightmare

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George Monbiot: Plastic Soup

The problem is not plastic. It is consumerism.

Elliot Sperber: Interview With a Republican

Speaking with John McCain’s spirit

Dimitri Lascaris: I Will Not Be Deterred From Defending Human Rights

I Will Not Be Deterred From Defending Human Rights

Paolo Borioni: Sweden risks reversing its history

With the nationalist-populist right suging in Swedish polls and rising inequality, the Social Democrats stand a real chance of losing their unrivaled power

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Ben Dangl: The Staggering Cost of the War on Terror

Nearly two decades have passed since 9/11, and the War on Terror appears more like an Endless War

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Andrew J. Bacevich: After Trump

The Donald in the Rearview Mirror

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Murtaza Hussain: U.S. Goes to War Against the ICC

Cover Up Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan

Chuck Collins: The Downside of Boston’s Luxury Building Boom

A new report shows the boom is not doing enough to address Boston’s acute affordable housing crisis and will accelerate economic inequality in the city

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Joe Emersberger: Venezuela Poses No ‘Threat to the World’

But the Washington Post’s Claim That It Does Is Dangerous

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Juan Cole: Top 3 Charges for John Bolton

National Security Adviser John Bolton appears to be spiraling down into the same miasma of madness that possesses other members of the Trump administration

Sahar Vardi: Building a revolution in Jerusalem?

Interview with Sahar Vardi from the Imbala collective, who have set up a grassroots organising space in the heart of West Jerusalem

Jamil Dakwar: Bolton Threatens International Criminal Court Judges

In 2016 an ICC report accused the U.S. military of torturing at least 61 prisoners in Afghanistan during the ongoing war

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Badri Raina: Upstairs, Downstairs

When Mr.Mallya left town, He claims to have told the Minister he was leaving. Mallya is a gentleman from toe to crown, And the Minister does not seem to be grieving.   While the meek are full of moral rage, And the media of butter upon the bread, The high and mighty play upon a Read more…

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Norman Solomon: Tangled in the Garden of Good and Evil

“Don’t put the Nazis in a place where you think it has nothing to do with yourself. That’s the biggest danger, historical danger, I think we can make.”

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Kevin Zeese: We Can No Longer Afford A Fossil Fuel Economy

The movement is building power. The path needed is clear, but escalation is urgent

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Richard Falk: Decoding the “Deal of the Century”

To call this kind of coercive diplomacy on an already oppressed people ‘a deal’ is a linguistic travesty

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Joseph Nevins: Lessons of the Chicano Movement Today

Jimmy Patiño’s Raza Si, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego, reveals connections between the early Chicano movement and immigrant rights today

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Dean Baker: Wall Street’s Trillion Dollar Babies

Last month Amazon joined Apple, becoming the second company in the world to have a $1 trillion market capitalization

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Steve Early: Big Money in Politics

Are Leading Democrats Really on the Wagon (or Still Sneaking a Drink)?

Derrick Broze: City Kicked Out Their Cops And Politicians

Now They Have The Lowest Crime Rates In Mexico

David Streitfeld: Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea

With a single scholarly article, Lina Khan, 29, has reframed decades of monopoly law

Zack Guzman: U.S. Way Behind in Paid Time Off

Compared to the amount of paid time off afforded to workers in other countries, American employees are woefully undercompensated

Nick Pemberton: Burn Your Nikes? How About Boycott Them Instead

Are we this numb to the world’s most cruel condition of slave labor?

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Amy Goodman: Rise for Climate

Tens of Thousands March in San Francisco Calling for Fossil-Free World

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Richard Falk: Human Rights, State Sovereignty, and International Law

Violations of human rights and plain human decency continue to occur with disturbing frequency in many parts of the world, including many allegedly “democratic” countries such as the United States, Russia, and Israel

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