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How the Gates Foundation’s Investments Are Undermining Its Own Good Works

1 hour 33 min ago
Charles Piller

Its vast holdings in the fossil fuel and arms industries subvert the foundation’s battle against disease and poverty.

Anatomy of Ferguson’s Police Riot

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:49pm
Purvi Shah

The official response to Michael Brown’s murder has laid bare the cheapness of black life.

How the War on Terror Created the World’s Most Powerful Terror Group

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:21am
Patrick Cockburn

From the hours immediately after 9/11 to the present, Washington’s policies in the Middle East have created the conditions for more—not less—jihadist terror.

Why All Communities of Color Must Demand an End to Police Brutality

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:45am
Deepa Iyer

For Latinos and Asian- and Arab-Americans, Ferguson is our fight too.

A Former Marine Explains All the Weapons of War Being Used by Police in Ferguson

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:12am
Lyle Jeremy Rubin

There’s at least one line every Marine knows: “Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot.” The St. Louis County Police Department apparently never received that memo.

The American Cult of Bombing

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:23am
William J. Astore

Why you should expect more bombs to be dropped everywhere.

Is it Possible to Move Beyond the Century of Disaster?

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:41am
Eduardo Galeano

A tale of the twentieth century, from Stalin to Barbie

How to End Militarized Policing

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:12am
Alex S. Vitale

We can undo the policies facilitating police violence in Ferguson.

A Response to ‘Is New York City Partnering With ICE to Rip Apart Immigrant Communities?’

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 10:12am
Maibe Ponet

A response from the office of Mayor Bill de Blasio about the city’s record on immigration enforcement.

How a Good Employer Supports Union Busting

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:52am
Andrew Elrod

Costco has cultivated a sterling reputation, but labor activists describe horrors down the supply chain.

How Zephyr Teachout Became a Contender

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 11:00pm
Sarah Jaffe

Andrew Cuomo’s unlikely challenger for Governor of New York is gaining endorsements and giving him a headache.

Why Do These Cops Look Like Navy Seals?

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:43am
Matthew Harwood

How the excessive militarization of the police has turned cops into counterinsurgents.

Summer of Hate

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:30pm
Patricia J. Williams

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.

Summer of Trauma

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:24pm
Patricia J. Williams

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.

Summer of Trauma

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 5:22pm
Patricia J. Williams

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.

Jamie Dimon’s $13 Billion Secret

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:49pm
William D. Cohan

The inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement

Why Is the Justice Department Falling Short With Mortgage Settlements?

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:47pm
The Editors

Financial penalties are good. Personal accountability would be better.

Can GMOs Help Feed a Hot and Hungry World?

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:45pm
Madeline Ostrander

Not if activists succeed in making the genetic modification of food politically unsustainable.

How the Left Is Revitalizing Itself

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 4:43pm
Gara LaMarche

There’s more collaboration between progressive groups—and more coordination among donors—than ever before.

Summer of Hate

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 3:56pm
Patricia J. Williams

Eric Garner’s death marks a darkening mood fifty years after Freedom Summer.