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February 9, 2015

  • Finally an end to the nightmare

    A victim of government persecution during the "war on terror" decade reflects on the lessons of his case as it finally concludes.

  • Looking past the first steps in Greece

    The reversal of austerity in Greece begins with SYRIZA's promised first measures, but it can't end with them.

  • A return to the BOSS era?

    The NYPD's plans to put machine guns in the hands of cops policing demonstrations bring back old and bloody memories.

  • Desigualdad desatada

    Cuando hasta los republicanos citan la desigualdad como un problema, significa que ya no puede ser ocultada.

February 5, 2015

February 4, 2015

  • #BlackLivesMatter looks to the future

    January marked a new stage for the movement against racism and police violence--one not just of mobilizations, but of assessing and processing.

  • The looming climate catastrophe

    New reports show that damage to the environment is even worse than we knew. So why won't global leaders take action?

  • Armed to the teeth to "keep the peace"?

    New York City, the home of liberal Mayor Bill de Blasio, is creating a police unit whose officers will bring machine guns to protests.

  • Restructuring the terms of the debate

    A left-wing economist's view on the issues at stake in the SYRIZA government's effort to arrange a restructuring of Greece's debt.

  • Egypt's shame over Gaza

    An Egyptian court is collaborating with the U.S. and Israel in the demonization of the Palestinian resistance movement.

  • Vaccination regression

    A new book sees a new anti-vaccination mood as a byproduct of countercultural trends and anti-government sentiment.

February 3, 2015

  • Don't let Texas execute another innocent man

    Rodney Reed, an African American man convicted and sentenced to death by an all-white jury, is facing an execution date in early March.

  • They're fighting McRacism

    McDonald's workers in Virginia are suing after they were racially harassed--and then fired for not "fitting the profile."

  • Participants in the propaganda

    Palestine solidarity activists are trying to stop New York City Council members from taking a propaganda tour of Israeli apartheid.

  • Greeks bearing the gift of an alternative

    SYRIZA's victory is sending a message to other European countries that you don't have to take austerity lying down.

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