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July 23, 2014

  • The human toll of Fortress America

    The demand for "strong borders," coming from Republicans and Democrats alike, means more suffering--not just for immigrants, but all workers.

  • Talking about abortion

    Let's act like having an abortion is a perfectly acceptable option to consider. Let's act like women do have a choice.

  • Israel's crumbling media war

    Glimpses of the real plight of Palestinians are finally making their way into the mainstream media, even in the U.S.

  • Lives stolen as they played on a beach

    The four Bakr children were killed in an Israeli strike on one of the precious few places in Gaza a child can roam freely.

  • How Baldwin saw Palestine

    Twenty years before September 11, author James Baldwin ripped apart the apologies for U.S. imperialism and Israel's wars.

July 22, 2014

  • Murdered on the streets of Staten Island

    New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.

  • What's behind the tough talk?

    The American Federation of Teachers convention was full of militant rhetoric to cover union leaders' continued concessions.

  • Sixty years and still segregated

    Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, racial inequities still need to be addressed directly.

  • Why I'm renouncing my Israeli citizenship

    It's a moral abomination to emulate Nazi tactics in the name of the Jewish people and their alleged security.

  • Racism fuels Israel's war

    Israel must relentlessly dehumanize Palestinians in order to justify its horrific actions towards them.

July 21, 2014

  • Israel's terrorist rampage

    The already bloody Israeli onslaught against Gaza is intensifying, causing hundreds of deaths and driving tens of thousands from their homes.

  • The violence of the oppressors

    Israel's oppression of Palestinians--and the resistance against it--has many echoes with the situation facing African Americans.

  • How we got safer staffing

    Emergency room nurses and staff won improved staffing levels when they stood together and refused overtime.

  • They call this avoiding casualties?

    Israeli officials say they're making "huge efforts" to avoid civilian deaths, so the death toll must be Hamas' fault.

  • Workers swing for the fences

    At San Francisco's baseball stadium, concession workers organized by UNITE HERE Local 2 have ratified a new contract.

  • El terror sobre Palestina

    Una sostenida ola de violencia por parte de Israel intensifica las tensiones en Cisjordania, Gaza, e Israel mismo.

July 17, 2014

  • A flood of bigotry about the border

    The twisted response in Washington to the surge of detentions of migrant children comes down to this: Deport them or deport them faster.

  • Gaza, we hear your cry

    From Seattle to Philadelphia, Palestinian families, students and solidarity activists took to the streets to condemn Israel's war crimes.

  • Climate change distractions?

    An author and ecosocialist activist responds to criticisms that the left puts forward "environmental catastrophism."

  • No justice in his court

    Supporters of Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh are calling for the pro-Israel judge in her case to recuse himself.

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