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December 3, 2009

  • What happened to Pat Tillman?

    Author Jon Krakauer sifts through the military's deceptions about the death of NFL player and soldier Pat Tillman.

  • The NFL's concussion problem

    The absence of medical oversight for NFL players who sustain head injuries has been nothing short of breathtaking.

  • Solidarity with California students

    We would like to express our solidarity with the college students currently protesting 32 percent tuition hikes at California's public universities.

  • A policy that risks women's lives

    The Preventative Services Task Force has come out with a way to lower health care costs that could put the lives of thousands of women at risk.

  • How West Papua was stolen

    The U.S. and UN have been silent about the genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Papuan people for the past 47 years.

December 2, 2009

  • It's Obama's war now

    Barack Obama motivated his decision to send 30,000 soldiers to Afghanistan with a warmongering speech that recalled the worst of George W. Bush.

  • U.S. backs Honduras' sham election

    Despite widespread repression and voter abstention, the Obama administration is accepting the results of an election rigged by Honduras' coup regime.

  • New threats facing LA schools

    Just as LA teachers and other school employees were fighting an attempt to hand over 250 schools to private operators, a new round of layoffs looms.

  • The victims of killer coal

    If you thought smoking cigarettes was bad for your health, try living next to a coal-fired power plant for a while.

December 1, 2009

  • Abandoning the planet to the polluters

    Thanks to the inaction of governments in the developed world, especially the U.S., the Copenhagen climate summit is unlikely to achieve anything substantial.

  • Why isn't S.F. labor resisting layoffs?

    The failure of the public employees' and teachers' unions to fight layoffs in San Francisco schools gave city officials a free hand to cut jobs.

  • The truth about Kerr Hall

    After sending in police to break up an occupation, UC Santa Cruz administrators have waged a disinformation campaign.

  • Suicides that the Army hides

    According to a soldiers’ advocacy group at Fort Hood, the official suicide figures provided by the Army are “definitely” too low.

  • Free to choose how they will die

    Virginia is one of a small number of states, all in the South, that gives death row prisoners a choice between lethal injection and electrocution.

  • A slap in the face to LGBT couples

    Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri vetoed a bill that would have allowed domestic partners to make funeral arrangements for each other.

  • Adam Lambert and double standards

    Singer Adam Lambert is getting criticism from all corners in the wake of his "controversial" American Music Awards performance.

November 30, 2009

  • Seattle and the global justice struggle

    The protests against a World Trade Organization summit 10 years ago became a rallying point for a left-wing revival in the U.S. and around the globe.

  • Blackwater's secret war in Pakistan

    The mercenary firm is working with the U.S. military in Pakistan to plan targeted assassinations and drone attacks, among other counterterrorism operations.

  • Canada's Olympic paranoia

    Canadian border officials held journalist Amy Goodman in Vancouver for 90 minutes when she attempted to enter the country.

  • A rebel in every way

    The movement for a better world lost one of its committed activists this month when Dafni Ioannou passed away at the age of 31.

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