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This Years Mass. Graduates Are 400 Million in Debt

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Capital and Resistance

A Review of Socialist Register 2023

Subaltern Studies: Understanding Resistance Struggles

We sought to highlight a range of social, political, economic, and cultural forms of oppression that braided together in different ways in different historical situations, and which provided the focus for action by subaltern groups.

Cash Bail Is an Abomination of Justice

The blunt fact about the cash bail system in the US is that it creates a two-tier system of “justice” in which the presumption of innocence is denied to people who have not been convicted of anything but the “crime” of being poor.

Jewish Solidarity with Palestinians in Berlin

As Jewish Berliners, we are involved, both as an organization and as individuals, with ongoing traumas that are inherent to this process of the ongoing Nakba — of the oppression of Palestinians by Zionists in Palestine.

Friday Nite Videos | June 2, 2023

What a Vietnam War Riot Says About Today’s Culture Wars. Color of the ‘Āina | Pō & the 4fathers | Playing for Change. This Could Be the Biggest Strike in U.S. History. The Boys – Season 3 Official Trailer. Why the Dyslexic Brain Is Misunderstood.

Bernie: Why I Could Not Vote for the Debt Ceiling Bill

This bill cuts programs for the most vulnerable, and is totally unnecessary – why doesn’t Biden invoke the 14th amendment?

The Surprising Pervasiveness of American Arrogance

Advocates of "peace now" in Ukraine would do well to listen to what Ukrainian and Russian progressives have to say.

Paxton Is Burning

While Paxton burns—or simmers or escapes entirely—intra-party fighting and dirty laundry airing be damned, the USA’s largest, richest, and most powerful wing of the GOP have screwed Texas on such a large, systemic scale that they'll still prevail.

Kareem Abdul-Jaabar: My Body Wants To Assassinate Me

As the NBA playoffs begin, all-time basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jaabar reflects on the love/hate relationship he has had with his own body as he and it have aged in the years since he retired.
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Upon Voiding Pills

Lavinia Kumar New Verse News
Lavinia Kumar’s poetry protests the government’s repression of safe medical abortion.


The Struggle for a Decent Politics: On “Liberal” as an Adjective

Mario Clemens LSE Review of Books
In this new book, writes reviewer Clemens, author Walzer "muses on the evolution of the word liberal, from indicating a fixed ideology to signifying a ‘universal’ set of values that can be attached to a diverse array of political projects."


The Discovery of a Little-Known History of the Nuremberg Trials

Peter Canby The NewYorker
“Filmmakers for the Prosecution” producer describes emptying out her mother's loft and under a daybed, found boxes of documents concerning the first Nuremberg trial and a 1948 never-released 16 mm film "Nuremberg: It's Lesson's for Today."


Simply Breathing

Beau Beausoleil Killing George Floyd
Three years after the murder of George Floyd on March 25 2020, San Francisco poet Beau Beausoleil offers a limited portfolio of 20 poems as homage and legacy. (More will follow in June.)


Friday nite video


The Boys – Season 3 Official Trailer

The Boys learn of a mysterious anti-Supe weapon, crash into The Seven, start a war, and chase the legend of the first Superhero: Soldier Boy. Arrives June 3.