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June 23, 2014

  • The Washington Poster child for rape denial

    Right-winger George Will's ugly column declaring that campus survivors of sexual assault are "privileged" has sparked furious outrage.

  • BringBackOurBoys brutality

    Since three Israeli teenagers went missing, Israel has carried out a terrifying collective punishment of all Palestinians.

  • A voice for workers in Chicago elections

    A well-known labor and immigrant rights activist in Chicago explains why he is running as a socialist for City Council.

  • Struggling to be seen

    Challenges to the sports-powers-that-be from Brazil to Washington, D.C., have shown the determination of indigenous peoples.

  • Texans take on the frackers

    Across the state, people are demanding a halt to fracking operations that destroy the environment and put our health at risk.

  • ¿Volver a la escena del crimen?

    La insurgencia en Irak ha empujado a la administración Obama considerar una acción militar --pero esto sólo haría la crisis mucho peor.

June 19, 2014

  • Will the U.S. return to the scene of the crimes?

    The insurgency challenging Iraq's government has the Obama White House considering military action--but this would only make the crisis much worse.

  • The message of the European elections

    The outcome of elections for European Parliament sharply underscored the continent's deepening political polarization.

  • Not just kid stuff

    Young and old and everyone in between should make the time to see--and read--John Green's The Fault in Our Stars.

  • Morocco's assault on democracy

    Activists in the U.S. need to support Moroccans who are fighting to stop their voices from being taken away.

  • Taking away the TM in D.C.

    A federal agency canceled the Washington football team's trademark on a name it called "disparaging to Native Americans."

  • Por una educación sin mercado

    Una multitudinaria marcha de estudiantes demanda a la presidenta de Chile: "¡Queremos ser dueños de la reforma educativa!"

  • Dismissed for asking questions

    I was suspended and later terminated for "creating a hostile work environment" after questioning a work speed-up.

June 18, 2014

  • Still waiting for answers from GM

    As General Motors CEO Mary Barra appears before Congress for a second hearing, the families of people killed in GM cars have waited long enough.

  • The rise of Podemos

    Spain's two major parties were hammered in European elections, but the big news is the rise of the anti-establishment Podemos.

  • Life under the coup regime

    A Thai activist talks about conditions in Bangkok after the military's coup and crackdown on the democracy movement.

  • Just an excuse for more wars

    There are calls for the U.S. military to go back into Iraq--and some are using the memory of fallen soldiers as justification.

  • The most repulsive man in football

    Even if you have no interest in football, even if you have never watched a single game, you need to hate Sepp Blatter.

  • Contando hasta 15

    La ley del salario mínimo recientemente aprobada de Seattle es un avance importante, y tal vez sólo el primero de muchos.

June 17, 2014

  • Unmasking Big Brother

    On the eve of a U.S. speaking tour, Glenn Greenwald speaks out about the fight against state surveillance, and the role of the media and whistleblowers.

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