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Ari Paul

Ari Paul

Ari Paul is a New York-based journalist who has reported for the Nation, the Guardian, the Forward, the Brooklyn Rail, Vice News, In These Times, Jacobin and many other outlets.


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Desmond Tutu Rememberances Ignore His Dedication to Palestinians Rights

Underplaying this aspect of Tutu’s life also understates his impact, because it was Tutu, as a hero of South African liberation struggle, who gave major legitimacy to both the movement to boycott Israel and to critics who labeled Israel’s occupation as apartheid.

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Breaking News: AOC's District Has Opinions

Her ability to capture the limelight makes it easy to suggest she isn't the working-class defender she says she is. But again and again, these attacks fall flat under scrutiny.

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How Buffalo News Helped Keep a Socialist Out of City Hall

There were many actors in the political establishment that worked hard to keep Byron Brown in office, and the Buffalo News was definitely one of them.

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AT&T's Role in Creating the Far-Right Trump-Loving OAN Channel Should Surprise No One

AT&T saw something worthwhile in OAN, and can certainly tolerate a bit of right-wing quackery if it means having another media avenue to fight a class war against any kind of progressive economic and regulatory agenda.

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AP Firing Shows Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Illusion of 'Objectivity'

"Beyond the censorious power of the right, there's something else in corporate journalism's culture to blame here, and that is its obsession with 'objectivity'."

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Conservative Jewish Journalists Use False Claims of Censorship to Try to Silence Critics

The fact is that while the Jewish right claims they are being silenced or vilified in the media by the left, the Jewish right and its allies have levied harsh criticism toward liberal Jews and have in some cases attempted to deplatform them.

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Jobs Report Coverage Lacked Context, Worker Perspective

Why is it such a bad thing that workers have increased economic options in the pandemic, putting them in a better bargaining position?

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Right-Wing Judges Want to Overturn a Legal Precedent Preserving Free Speech

Without the protection of the "actual malice" standard in libel suits, political and business leaders, with their bottomless legal war chests, can simply use the threat of litigation to throw a chilling shroud over journalists and political activists.

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