08 March 2018

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There's a Looming 'Existential Threat' to New Orleans That Should Frighten Every Sane American

Activist and filmmaker Josh Fox is fighting Entergy's proposed $210 million gas-fired power plant that is on the frontlines of a national battle against frack...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Why we challenged fascists on our campus, and why we’ll do it again

Earlier this week, a talk by alt-right figurehead Carl Benjamin was shut down at King’s College London by anti-racist campaigners. As the University prepa...   [ continue reading...]

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On International Women's Day, Women Declare: Emancipation Comes Through the Rejection of Capitalism

From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain, women across the globe are taking to the streets today to mark International Women's Day. In South Korea...   [ continue reading...]

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Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe

This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8.The post...   [ continue reading...]

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Elizabeth Warren Refuses to Let Democrats Off the Hook for Their Latest Cave to Wall Street

"The fight over the Bank Lobbyist Act isn't over yet." Thanks to the help of 16 Senate Democrats and Sen. Angus King (I-Maine), a Wall Street dereg...   [ continue reading...]

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God Wills It! The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Crusade

A paratrooper watches as an aircraft flies overhead while dropping supplies in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, November 9, 2007. (Photo: Spc. Micah E. Clare / US...   [ continue reading...]

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Will Trump Help Saudi Arabia Become a Nuclear Power?

A new lobbying effort threatens to upend the Middle East. The House of Saud is angling for approval on a new nuclear power program, and Donald Trump just...   [ continue reading...]

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The War on Terror as the Launching of an American Religious Crusade

Using religion as an excuse for destabilizing world order. America may be sinking ever deeper into the moral morass of the Trump era, but if you think the...   [ continue reading...]

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Eve Ensler on International Women’s Day & Her New One-Woman Play "In the Body of the World"

On International Women's Day, we speak with Eve Ensler, award-winning playwright and author of "The Vagina Monologues." Ensler's new play, "In the Body of the W...   [ continue reading...]

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So how DO you build a “people’s Brexit”? Not by marginalising the already marginalised

Brexit can be reclaimed as an entrance into a new political understanding, process and polity – but only if...   [ continue reading...]

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A new NAM for the new norm

India must seek nonaligned partnerships which can work together outside the influence of the U.S., China and Russia   [ continue reading...]

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The copy is the original

In China and Japan, temples may be rebuilt and ancient warriors cast again. There is nothing sacred about the ‘original’By Byung-Chul HanRead at Aeo...   [ continue reading...]

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Notes from Inside a Glass Prison

Liberation from drudgery isn’t what it used to be. It’s now mostly become a matter of upgrading our masters. Imagine you’re an HR staffer at a...   [ continue reading...]

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Is Donald Trump Fueling a Mass Extinction of Democracy Across the Planet?

The warning signs are there, cautions "How Democracies Die" co-author Steven Levitsky. Earlier this week, during a freewheeling speech to Republican donor...   [ continue reading...]

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China: Allow UN Rights Experts into Tibet

Expand China’s national flag is raised during a ceremony marking the 96th anniversary...   [ continue reading...]

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Headlines for March 8, 2018

Women Across the World Mark International Women's Day, Sessions Attacks California in Escalating Feud over Sanctuary Laws, 8 Students Arrested in D.C. Sit-In De...   [ continue reading...]

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Christian Dominionists Meet at Trump's Washington Hotel to Answer the "Divine Call to War"

While all attention was focused on the Conservative Political Action Conference last month, the Christian Dominionists were holding their own event at Trump's W...   [ continue reading...]

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An American Reckoning

Originally posted at TomDispatch. Here’s a thoroughly humdrum figure from the post-9/11 world: this February an estimated 1,294 people were killed in Iraq...   [ continue reading...]

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Devin Nunes Can't Be Trusted With National Secrets

Nunes will never stop being Trump’s lapdog. Even if Democrats win back the House, his committee must be disbanded. There are so many political stori...   [ continue reading...]

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ProPublica Wins Five SABEW Awards for Business Journalism

by ProPublica The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) announced today that...   [ continue reading...]

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