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June 12, 2014

  • Bowe Bergdahl's battlefield

    Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Now he's in the midst of a different kind of war.

  • For a football without FIFA

    We control nothing of the "beautiful game" we produce, from the pitch to the stadium to the stores full of gear.

  • Bigots not welcome in Detroit

    In the wake of the Isla Vista killings, activists in Detroit took a stand against an anti-feminist "men's rights" conference.

  • Obviously, and without regret

    For once, there's a Hollywood film that treats having an abortion not as an agonizing decision, but as a simple fact of life.

  • A step forward for $15 in Seattle

    Despite its concessions, the new minimum wage law in Seattle should be considered a limited victory and celebrated as that.

June 11, 2014

  • When the whole world was watching Mississippi

    Fifty years ago, the civil rights movement embarked on one of its most ambitious campaigns yet: The Mississippi Summer Project.

  • Don't abandon Mohamed Soltan

    Mohamed Soltan, an Ohio State graduate and U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt, is on hunger strike--and at risk of losing his life.

  • Sexual violence and the neoliberal era

    Gender violence has reached "epidemic proportions," according to a UN agency--but why is this happening now?

  • At the wheel around the clock

    The trucking industry, not one individual driver, is to blame for the deadly crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.

  • Who's using the World Cup?

    The obscene costs, corruption, displacement and militarization of the World Cup is doing all the work of "riling people up."

  • No Pride in pinkwashing

    As Pride month begins, so does Israeli "pinkwashing"--painting the apartheid state as a haven for the LGBTQ community.

  • ¿Otro concejal socialista?

    De inmigrante indocumentado a candidato socialista, Jorge Mújica habla de su intento de llegar al Concejo Municipal de Chicago.

June 10, 2014

June 9, 2014

  • The real outrage about the prisoner swap

    We know a lot about Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl--but almost nothing of the five men who lived in the hell of the Guantánamo Bay prison camp.

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