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October 13, 2017

  • Trump's new version of the same old racist ban

    The Trump administration is back with a new Muslim travel ban--and like the first two, this third version is rooted in bigotry and xenophobia.

  • We know which side they're on

    NFL owners are backsliding away from their seeming defiance of Trump and threatening players not out of fear, but basic self-interest.

October 12, 2017

  • Are social media bots a threat to democracy?

    The ongoing uproar about the manipulation of "fake news" during the 2016 election is leading to a much greater threat of a censored Internet.

  • Was Stalinism inevitable?

    Providing a serious explanation of why the Russian Revolution was lost remains an essential task for revolutionary Marxists.

  • Purdue's president takes aim at the left

    Mitch Daniels' slanders against a left-wing professor at Purdue are part of creating a hostile environment for campus dissent.

  • Trump chips away at birth control access

    The Trump administration issued two rules that allow employers to drop birth control coverage from employee health plans.

  • An ominous new massacre in Colombia

    The National Police shooting of unarmed civilian protesters in Colombia threatens to unravel the country's peace process.

October 11, 2017

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October 9, 2017

  • Why do we honor genocide?

    More cities are replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in recognition that the crimes of colonial violence shouldn’t be celebrated.

  • Hillbilly mythology

    The book Hillbilly Elegy doesn't illuminate life in rural Appalachia, but reaffirms the old stereotypes and failed solutions to poverty.

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