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July 24, 2017

  • Detroit's Great Rebellion of 1967

    On the 50th anniversary of an urban revolt in the heart of American capitalism at the time, SW interviewed the co-author of Detroit: I Do Mind Dying.

  • Deconstructing Israeli mythology

    Ilan Pappe's Ten Myths About Israel is an excellent book for anyone trying to separate fact from the fiction used to justify Zionism.

  • No place for pinkwashing

    Pro-Israel marchers say they were unfairly barred from Chicago Dyke March, but they were there to disrupt a pro-Palestine event.

  • Morocco continues to rise up

    The revolt in Morocco's Rif region is far from over, despite attempts by the monarchy to prevent a snowball effect in the country.

July 21, 2017

July 20, 2017

  • The myth of the "Rust Belt reactionaries"

    The U.S. is strewn with the wreckage of neoliberalism, including across the Midwest, where its victims are blamed for Trump's victory last fall.

  • The YIMBYs push unaffordable housing

    A new wave of organizations that proudly claims the name "Yes In My Backyard" stands for letting developers keep building.

  • Seeing all the faces of the Russian Revolution

    A new book about the Russian Revolution distinguishes itself by capturing the complexity of social groups in motion.

  • Calling for decent jobs

    The author of a new book on call centers discusses the changing face of labor--and the potential for organizing these workers.

July 19, 2017

July 18, 2017

July 17, 2017

  • Treating addiction with cruelty

    A city council member in Ohio has proposed that some drug addicts who overdose be left to die--but that's not far from how addicts are already treated.

  • Crime pays in the Oakland Police Department

    After a sex trafficking scandal that rocked the Oakland Police Department, two cops who led the cover-up have been promoted.

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