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Marjorie Cohn: Amazon Fires Will Have Global Consequences. The UN Must Act

We must act internationally to save the precious Amazon rainforest

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Ramzy Baroud: Who Killed Oscar and Valeria: The Inconvenient History of the Refugee Crisis

The haunting image of the bodies of Salvadoran father, Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, and his daughter, Valeria, who were washed ashore at a riverbank on the Mexico-U.S. border cannot be understood separately from El Salvador’s painful past

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Norman Solomon: The Primary Contradiction: Corporate Power vs. Progressive Populism

For plutocrats, this summer has gotten a bit scary. Two feared candidates are rising. Trusted candidates are underperforming

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Boaventura de Sousa Santos: Seeing Horizons in the Clotheslines

We are at this juncture where the small, detailed horizon of hanging our clothes to dry needs to be articulated with the broader horizon of the social, economic, political, and cultural meteorology of our time

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Lawrence Wittner: Trump has Blocked Wage Gains for American Workers

Although the pundits say the U.S. economy is booming―and it certainly is for the country’s billionaires―it’s not doing much for the incomes of American workers

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Kevin Zeese: A Winning Strategy For Workers

The people are on the path to build a powerful political movement against both corporate-controlled parties to fight for a government that represents the interests of workers and puts people and planet before profits

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Patrick Bond: Fighting Fossil Fuels in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most difficult places to combat fossil fuels

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Noam Chomsky: To Make the U.S. a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change

Throughout its history the U.S. has been an unusually fundamentalist society, with regular Great Awakenings and beliefs that are far off the spectrum of developed societies

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Steve Early: A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

In an era of “forever wars,” it may be hard to imagine such impactful organizing among active duty military personnel or newly-minted veterans

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Jack Rasmus: Labor Day 2019

A deeper look at the official wage and job numbers shows wages rising nowhere near the official 3.1 percent. In fact, most of the wage gains are highly skewed to the very top

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