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June 16, 2016

June 15, 2016

  • They want to use Orlando for the "war on terror"

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wasted no time in attempting to exploit the Orlando massacre to serve their personal political agendas.

  • The education deform empire strikes back

    New federal regulations signal that the Obama administration is still trying to ram through its agenda of high-stakes testing.

  • Who will end this Guantánamo nightmare?

    The story of "war on terror" detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi is a reminder of how the rule of law has been bent and broken.

  • Where are we on the road?

    The struggle for LGBTQ equality has come a long way, but the Orlando murders show us we still have a ways to go.

  • The police don't need bunkers

    Opponents of a planned $160 million police station in Seattle gathered to speak out against the warped priorities of city officials.

June 14, 2016

June 13, 2016

  • Don't turn homophobia into Islamophobia

    The response to the mass murder in Orlando was overwhelming--solidarity with the victims, but also a plea: Don't turn tragedy into hate.

  • More accomplishments in the UFT

    Opponents of the leaders of the New York City teachers' union made gains in recent elections based on a social justice platform.

  • Stirrings below in South Africa

    Two decades after apartheid's fall, South Africa is increasingly racked by social and political fractures that threaten to burst open.

  • Heckling Governor Frackenlooper

    Protesters disrupted an appearance by the Colorado governor to highlight his cozy relationship with the fracking industry.

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