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Why Is Marissa Alexander Still Being Punished for Fighting Back?

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:08am
Victoria Law

As Alexander leaves prison for house arrest, it’s time to question the system that turns women into criminals for trying to stay alive.

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Collapse

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:38am
John Feffer

The complex federal project of the EU has proven fragile in the absence of a strong external threat.

Albany Is a Cesspool. Here’s How to Clean It Up

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:14pm
Stephen Gillers

A few simple rules could curtail the political favors that speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of making for profit.

Albany Is a Cesspool. Here’s How to Clean It Up

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:14pm
Stephen Gillers

A few simple rules could curtail the political favors that speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of making for profit.

The Marshall Islands Versus the World’s Nuclear Weapons States

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 12:06pm
Peter Weiss

The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.

Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:24am
Todd Miller

Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.

Why Is an Israeli Defense Contractor Building a ‘Virtual Wall’ in the Arizona Desert?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 10:24am
Todd Miller

Israeli companies are using the lessons they’ve learned occupying Gaza to militarize the US border.

What Syriza’s Victory Means for Greece—and for Europe

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:51am
Maria Margaronis

The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.

What Syriza’s Victory Means for Greece—and for Europe

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 9:51am
Maria Margaronis

The election was a triumph for anti-austerity politics and a rejection of corruption. Now comes the hard part.

3 Minutes Until We All Die

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:19pm
Mark Hertsgaard

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

3 Minutes Until We All Die

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 3:19pm
Mark Hertsgaard

The scientists at the Doomsday Clock say that failed political leadership on climate change and nuclear weapons endangers “every person on earth.”

Bibi Netanyahu Has Set a New Record for Chutzpah

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:14pm
M.J. Rosenberg

With his latest crass interference in US politics, he may have dug a deep hole for himself—and for America’s Israel lobby.

Bibi Netanyahu Has Set a New Record for Chutzpah

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:14pm
M.J. Rosenberg

With his latest crass interference in US politics, he may have dug a deep hole for himself—and for America’s Israel lobby.

Remembering Robert White

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:45pm
William LeoGrande

Fired by Nixon, reprimanded by Kissinger, and dismissed by Haig, tireless defender of human rights in Latin America, Robert White, dies at 88.

Remembering Robert White

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:45pm
William LeoGrande

Fired by Nixon, reprimanded by Kissinger, and dismissed by Haig, tireless defender of human rights in Latin America, Robert White, dies at 88.

Why the 2016 Election Won’t Change Washington’s Warmongering

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:43am
Tom Engelhardt

No matter who wins the presidency, we can count on the re-election of two words: “more war.”

Why the 2016 Election Won’t Change Washington’s Warmongering

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:43am
Tom Engelhardt

No matter who wins the presidency, we can count on the re-election of two words: “more war.”

Is USAID Helping Haiti to Recover, or US Contractors to Make Millions?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:17pm
Jake Johnston

The international community pledged enough aid to give every Haitian a check for $1,000. The money went elsewhere.

Is USAID Helping Haiti to Recover, or US Contractors to Make Millions?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:17pm
Jake Johnston

The international community pledged enough aid to give every Haitian a check for $1,000. The money went elsewhere.

This Long-Lost Constitutional Clause Could Save the Right to Vote

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 1:34pm
Richard Kreitner

It’s time to start enforcing Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment.