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August 14, 2014

  • An NBA breakthrough

    Becky Hammon will become the first full-time female assistant coach in any major professional men's sport in the U.S.

  • Dismissing a celebrity death

    We can talk about the world's atrocities and still have a conversation about mental health and the impact of a famous person's death.

August 13, 2014

  • Israeli apartheid's Democratic champions

    The Democratic Party has proven its unwavering commitment to Israel over many years--and that includes the supposed "progressives" among its ranks.

  • Not in my name

    I am proud to join Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors in condemning the massacre of Palestinians.

  • Golan can't move without us

    Workers at Golan Moving and Storage outside Chicago walked out on strike to say "no more" to wage theft and abusive treatment.

  • Beaten by police for staying on the phone

    A Chicago woman was beaten by several police until she was unconscious--but she's the one facing assault charges.

  • It seemed like the end of everything

    On the anniversary of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, the story of one survivor recalls the horrors of those mass murders.

August 12, 2014

  • A Missouri city erupts against police murder

    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a cop in Ferguson, Mo., ignited the bitter outrage of the community--and of millions more people.

  • How being pro-Palestine got a professor fired

    An Arab-American scholar and public critic of Israeli colonialism was fired from his new job at the University of Illinois.

  • Never again means for anyone

    Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and their descendants have signed a statement condemning the massacre of Gaza.

  • The courage to refuse

    The numbers are small, but there are Israeli military resisters challenging the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel.

August 11, 2014

  • U.S. air strikes aren't protecting anyone

    The U.S. is dropping bombs again in Iraq on a rebel military force that only exists today because of the disastrous colonial occupation.

  • When torture goes unpunished

    Obama openly used the word "torture" to describe U.S. actions after 9/11--but don't expect anyone to be held accountable.

  • A day of rage for Gaza

    Even as a new cease-fire between Israel and Palestine took effect, activists in cities across the U.S. protested Israel's brutality.

  • The anti-Zionism of fools

    Zionists attempt to silence critics as "anti-Semitic"--but that can't overshadow the need to confront real anti-Semitism.

  • Our freedom is bound up with Palestine's

    Left organizations in the Middle East express their solidarity with Palestine--and their horror at the complicity of Arab regimes.

  • Paz, resistencia y solidaridad

    El costo humano de la guerra de Israel contra Gaza ha sido enorme, pero ¿pueden los palestinos aceptar una "paz" sin el término el sitio de Gaza?

  • No claims on the "Truth"

    A reader challenges a characterization in Paul Le Blanc's contribution to the discussion on Leninism.

August 7, 2014

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