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Subscription November 2018

Chris Hedges - Root Causes of a Failed System Neil Postman in his classic work Amusing Ourselves to Death nailed it when he wrote, “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when...

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Subscription October 2018

David Stannard - Native American Holocaust The barbarity of the onslaught on indigenous people by Euro-Americans settlers can scarcely be believed. Historian David Stannard states the indigenous peoples of North...

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Ralph Nader - Citizen Action: It's Easier than We Think Parts 1 & 2 Overcoming adversity alone is a tough road to hoe but when you act with others it’s not...

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Vijay Prashad - Truth is the First Casualty of War The adage that truth is the first casualty of war is ascribed to Aeschylus in ancient Greece and/or U.S. Senator...

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Miko Peled - An Israeli Dissident View Occupation has a corrosive and corrupting effect not just on the occupied but on the occupiers as well. The British learned this in...

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Michael Parenti - Democracy Discussions about democracy probably start in Athens about 2500 years ago. A truism is society is democratic to the extent that its citizens play a meaningful...

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Subscription March 2018

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...

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Subscription February 2018

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...

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Subscription January 2018

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....

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Subscription December 2017

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....

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Subscription November 2017

Trita Parsi - The Iran Deal The self-styled deal maker is a deal breaker when it comes to the historic agreement limiting Iranian uranium enrichment in return for the lifting...

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Subscription October 2017

Todd Chretien - Red October: The Russian Revolution The upheaval and regime change in Russia in 1917 “shook the world” in the words of journalist John Reed. In place of the...

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