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A New Way To Study Biology

Research suggests that quantum effects influence biological functions. If true, this means that we could possibly control physiological processes by using the quantum properties of biological matter.

What Will Be Left of the Voting Rights Act?

The Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority returns to one of its favorite victims.

The Little Man’s Big Friends

This book covers more than two centuries of American history, seeking to explain the evolution and enduring power of a racially inflected understanding of freedom.

Getting Across Baltimore

Gov. Wes Moore’s credibility in the largest city in Maryland rides on building a light-rail line long blocked by racist fears.

It's Not the End of the Supreme Court War on Labor

With Glacier, eight justices sabotaged the most powerful weapon unions have: the strike.

This Years Mass. Graduates Are 400 Million in Debt

Something can be done about it-- on Beacon Hill

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.
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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.