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September 29, 2015

September 28, 2015

  • Are we headed for another crash?

    The turmoil on international stock markets is a warning sign that the world economy is headed for trouble--and the U.S. economy isn't immune.

  • Threatened by the anti-abortion extortionists

    The right stooped to a new low when House Republicans threatened a federal shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • Why is Russia backing Assad?

    The editors of a left-wing Russian website explain why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to back the Assad regime.

  • An Intifada of poetry

    Remi Kanazi's book of poetry Before the Next Bomb Drops gives voice to the anguish, the rage and the hope of Palestinians.

September 25, 2015

  • Who will rule Greece?

    Alexis Tsipras won a major victory in the September 20 election, but he now must abide by the draconian terms of the lenders' new Memorandum.

September 24, 2015

September 23, 2015

  • European leaders wage war on war refugees

    As the refugee crisis in Europe grows more dire, one government after another is using violence and repression to send the message: Keep out.

  • The meaning of the Seattle teachers strike

    A leading union and education justice activist considers the successes and shortcomings of the five-day educators strike in Seattle.

  • Pressure builds to fire a killer cop

    Family members of Chicago police murder victim Rekia Boyd were joined by several hundred supporters for a #SayHerName rally.

  • Andrew Cuomo sees the light

    What's behind the spectacular conversion of New York's governor into a supporter of a $15-an-hour minimum wage?

  • America's favored dictatorship

    Saudi Arabia has launched a barbaric war on Yemen, among other crimes, but its rulers are still hailed as friends of the West.

  • A vote to invest in violence and misery

    After a challenge from the movement to divest from Israel, the Minnesota pension board voted to disregard human rights.

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