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July 24, 2014

  • A flood of solidarity with Palestine

    The scenes of devastation from Gaza are moving more people to speak out--from street protests to statements of solidarity and conscience.

  • Casualties in a civil war

    Both the U.S. and Russia are guilty of fueling the violence in Ukraine that set the stage for the downing of a passenger plane.

  • Roots of a rank-and-file revolt

    Half a century ago, labor activist Stan Weir identified the sources of militancy and radicalism among rank-and-file unionists.

  • Children made victims twice over

    Sending youth refugees back to the countries they're fleeing ignores the causes of their migration--in particular, U.S. policies.

  • Apartheid Israel doesn't speak for us

    As Jews of conscience, we unequivocally condemn Israel's ongoing massacre against the Palestinian people of Gaza.

  • Defending our clinics in Boston

    For some women, the right to an abortion is becoming meaningless because they're prevented from actually gaining access.

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

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.

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