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42 Years Later, Officers Charged for Murder of Defiant Chilean Folk Singer
Ten former military officers indicted for torturing and killing musician, playwright, and social activist Victor Jara
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We Are All Greeks Now
The poor and the working class in the United States know what it is to be Greek. They know underemployment and unemployment. They know life without a pension. They know existence on a few dollars a day. They know gas and electricity being turned off because of unpaid bills. They know the crippling...
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The Worst of All Possible Worlds: Did Market Leninism Win the Cold War?
Imagine an alternative universe in which the two major Cold War superpowers evolved into the United Soviet Socialist States. The conjoined entity, linked perhaps by a new Bering Straits land bridge, combines the optimal features of capitalism and collectivism. From Siberia to Sioux City, we’d all...
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A Thank You Note to Eduardo Galeano
I have Eduardo Galeano to thank for helping my partner and I fall in love. His books were the subject of our first serious, in-depth conversations. So it is with an especially heavy heart that I’ve been reflecting on Galeano’s legacy, after word came yesterday that the 74-year-old writer had died...
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Henry Kissinger or CODEPINK: Who’s the "Low Life Scum"?
A very angry Senator John McCain denounced CODEPINK activists as “low-life scum” for holding up signs reading “Arrest Kissinger for War Crimes” and dangling handcuffs next to Henry Kissinger’s head during a Senate hearing on January 29. McCain called the demonstration “disgraceful, outrageous and...
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'Low-life Scum' vs. 'Great American Villain' as Citizens Arrest Targets Kissinger
'Henry Kissinger is responsible for the deaths of millions. He’s a murderer, a liar, a crook, and a thug, and should be tried at the Hague.'
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Chilean Activists Change the Rules of the Game
Graduating from protesters to politicians, Chile's student leaders achieved the legislative wins that have eluded their Occupy counterparts.
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Why We Need Professional Revolutionists
No revolt can succeed without professional revolutionists. These revolutionists live outside the formal structures of society. They are financially insecure—Vladimir Lenin spent considerable time in exile appealing for money from disenchanted aristocrats he would later dispossess. They dedicate...
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Victor Jara's Long Arc
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US soldiers participating in live fire drills during NATO training in Germany. (Photo: flickr / cc / MATEUS_27:24&25) Views
America's Real Foreign Policy: Global Corporatization by Force
Whose security is the U.S. military and foreign service protecting?
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