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US Unions Are Voicing Unprecedented Support for Palestine

While some national labor groups remain silent, union locals across the country are speaking out to defend Palestinians from Israeli aggression.

Jeff Schuhrke ·


The Booming Economy and Debt and Deficit Fears

In short, it doesn't seem like the deficit hawks have much of a case.

Dean Baker ·


“If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around”: Surviving the Nuclear Threat

Activists are set to hold a demonstration at Büchel Air Base in Germany, where about 20 U.S. nuclear bombs are stored.

Brian Terrell ·


The Republican Party's Delusional Attachment to Trump Sets the Stage for the Acceleration of Neoliberal Proto-Fascism

The strategic objective of the Republican Party is not simply to engage in obstructionism, but to continue dividing the nation and radicalizing the American public against the democratic system.

C.J. Polychroniou ·


Why Infrastructure is So Much Bigger Than Just Infrastructure

"The beauty of pursuing a rebuilt infrastructure is that it brings with it the solution to the other four spokes of national renewal... They work together, like the spokes on the metaphorical wheel that unites them."

Robert Freeman ·


As Tourism Returns, We Can't Allow Cruise Companies to Destroy Coral Reefs for Profit

The Covid-19 pandemic put much of the tourism industry on hold. Once restrictions are lifted, we need to be wary of what comes next.

Kelly Heber Dunning ·


'Mowing the Grass' No More: How Palestinian Resistance Altered the Equation

The incredible amount of global solidarity which made headline news all over the world was a clear indication that the many years of preparedness at a grassroots level have paid off.

Ramzy Baroud ·


England's Covid Evictions Ban Is Ending—And Renters Face an Uncertain Future

Two years after the government first promised to abolish Section 21 "no-fault" evictions, tenants must wait some more.

Chaminda Jayanetti ·


Why We Need a Strong Global Ocean Treaty

We must ensure that rich companies and nations stop this destruction of life in the oceans, which not only impoverishes wildlife but also the coastal communities that are truly dependent on small-scale fishing for survival.

Daniel Bengtsson ·


They Wanted to Keep Working—ExxonMobil Locked Them Out

Facing deunionization efforts and the existential threat of climate change, oil refiners in Beaumont, Texas, seek a fair contract.

Mindy Isser ·

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