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James Forman,Jr.
Crime and Punishment in Black America

Critics of the U.S. criminal justice system such as Michelle Alexander and Bryan Stevenson have assailed the rise of mass incarceration with its disproportionate impact on people of color. The...  

David Cay Johnston
Trump: The Age of Mendacity

An ultra-rich New York real estate tycoon and celebrity TV star is the 45th president of the United States. He puts America First by ignoring the world and pulling out...  

Richard Wolff
Cutting Corporate Taxes

Corporations are riding high in the saddle. With their friends in Washington they are raking it in. That certainly is the case with the tax law passed by Congress in...  

Cara Drinan
The Justice System’s War on Kids

The juvenile justice system is off the rails. It is in urgent need of reform. The U.S. incarcerates roughly 2 million children every year, even though 95 percent of them have not...  

John Pilger, Jonathan Heawood, Julian Assange
Propaganda, Facts & Fake News

Julian Assange, Jonathan Heawood & John Pilger - Propaganda, Facts & Fake News, Part I & Part II We live in an era of fake news. Fabricated reports go viral...

Rami Barhoush
Jordan, Palestine, Israel & the U.S.

Jordan’s borders were drawn by British imperial cartographers after WW1. It was then called Trans-Jordan and sparsely populated. Today, it has a large Palestinian population, many of them refugees from...

Nancy MacLean
Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power

The history of the anti-government and anti-democratic politics that have transformed the U.S. in recent years is largely obscured from view. The radical right’s agenda includes: suppression of voting rights,...

Edward Herman
The Propaganda Model

In liberal democratic societies, it has long been understood that the use of force to control the population is generally not a viable option. Therefore, controlling what people think is...

Noam Chomsky
Neoliberalism: An Accounting

Neoliberalism is an odd term when you think about it. It is hardly new and it is not particularly liberal. It has been a great economic success story-for the 1%....

Jason Stanley
How Fascism Works

What is fascism? Michael Parenti, author and historian says, “Fascism historically has been used to secure the interests of large capitalist interests against the demands of popular democracy. Then and...  

Alfred McCoy
2030: The End of U.S. Empire

It’s most likely historians will mark the War on Terror, declared by George W. Bush in 2001, as when the U.S. went into precipitous decline. The rapid military expansion into...

Eric Sirotkin
War or Peace in Korea

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. What can you say? They are lightweights fighting in the heavyweight division while the fate of possibly millions are at risk. Two heads of state...  

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