Archive
Walmart workers and activists stage Black Friday strikes in 100 cities and in 46 states, pushing back on Charlie Pierce's uncharacteristically imperceptive post on the bombardment of Gaza, and thoughts on why our hometown consistently votes Democratic.
Strike Debt raised enough money to abolish over 5 million dollars in debt, Palestinian rights organizations protest Israeli bombardments of Gaza, and Teach For America claims to aspire to reform education through electoral politics.
Why liberals should not tout Obama's Pyrrhic victory as the end of conservatism as we know it.
Chase Madar, author of The Passion of Bradley Manning, on Manning's detention, trans identity, and the overlap of foreign policy and mass incarceration. Also, Richard Mourdock's “God intended that” rape comments, and a new agency that codifies global secret war.
What the right's dismissal of the Ron Paul campaign and the left's silence on the Chicago teacher's strike says about the widening cracks in the two-party system.
On photojournalism and what it takes to really expose the severity of war.
Iona Craig reports from Yemen on the bomb blast that killed 12 people, how Anwar al-Awlaki was perceived in Yemen, and growing anti-American sentiment throughout the country.

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