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October 27, 2016

  • The system is rigged...but not against Trump

    The Democrats and Republicans collaborate in rigging the political system against any independent alternative--like the Green Party's Jill Stein.

  • Mass arrests at Standing Rock

    Water protectors protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline faced the worst day of mass arrests since founding their encampment.

  • Is Duterte an anti-imperialist?

    The new president of the Philippines may be challenging the U.S., but he is currying favor with another empire at the same time.

  • Standing against barbarism

    Those loyal to the hopes created by the Arab Spring revolts must condemn the terror falling from the sky, whatever its source.

  • Olympia stands in the way of fracking

    Some 250 protesters turned out at the Port of Olympia to protest fracking and stand in solidarity with Standing Rock protesters.

October 26, 2016

  • Marked for death by Trump when he was 15

    A member of the Central Park 5 talks about being the target of a witch hunt for a crime he didn't commit--something Donald Trump still won't admit.

  • The NYPD executed Deborah Danner

    A 66-year-old woman with schizophrenia is the latest victim of a police department and a health care system that put her last.

  • Unraveling America's founding myths

    A book that examines myths about Native Americans and U.S. history associated with them couldn't come out at a better time.

  • Eyewitness to Hungary’s revolution

    Sixty years ago, Hungarian workers rose up in defiance of intense repression and challenged the Stalinist dictatorship.

October 25, 2016

  • The occupation heard around the world

    Five years ago, Occupy Wall Street erupted onto the political landscape--and gave voice to the class anger brewing beneath the surface of U.S. society.

  • Who's going to be the lesser evil in 1968?

    A classic from socialist Hal Draper argues that the continual questioning of "Who is the lesser evil?" is a disaster for the left.

  • Calling out for prison justice

    Prisoners at the Merced County jail in California ended a hunger strike after officials agreed to consider several demands.

  • Check the age of that refugee kid

    UK officials say that refugee children are welcome, but only after their teeth have been checked to make sure they're really kids.

October 24, 2016

October 21, 2016

  • Sorry not sorry

    This week's column is--of course--a mostly Trump special edition, along with a list of sorry excuses for human beings.

October 20, 2016

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