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Friday, July 12, 2013
Jesse Stavis
Recruited By the NSA
On July 1, I awoke to find two new emails in my inbox. The first was from the Central Eurasian Studies Summer Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and announced that, “The NSA is coming to...
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Alex Kane
The Forever Conflict: Will America’s War on Terror Ever End at Home?
The war on terror has continued to wreak havoc on Americans’ civil liberties. Will this war at home ever be shut down?
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Salamishah Tillet
Forced Sterilizations and the Future of the Women’s Movement
At the same time news broke that doctors in California prisons illegally sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010, most of the feminist movement’s media attention and activist muscle...
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Edward Snowden
What I Have Done Is Costly, But It Was the Right Thing To Do
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Kumi Naidoo
Greenpeace's Shard Ascent Reminds Us of the Power of Civil Disobedience
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Paul Krugman
Delusions of Libertarian Populism
Have you heard about “libertarian populism” yet? If not, you will. It will surely be touted all over the airwaves and the opinion pages by the same kind of people who assured you, a few years ago,...
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Neve Gordon, Nicola Perugini
Israel’s 'Indigenous Invaders’
On June 24th the “Prawer Plan for the Arrangement of Bedouin-Palestinian Settlement in the Negev” passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament.
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Benjamin Todd Jealous
America's Yawning Racial Wealth Gap
This August marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Best remembered for Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, the march served as a catalyst for national...
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Jeff Bryant
A ‘No Excuse’ Approach to Education Everyone Can Support
“No excuse” has been a mantra from people who present themselves as advocates for “reforming” America’s public schools.
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Thomas Hedges
Imprisoned CIA Whistle-Blower John Kiriakou Has Advice for Edward Snowden
John Kiriakou, the former CIA officer who blew the whistle on Bush’s torture program and is now in prison, sent an open letter to Edward Snowden last week warning him not to trust the FBI.
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Martin Lukacs
Quebec's Lac-Mégantic Oil Train Disaster Not Just Tragedy, But Corporate Crime
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