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No Country for Nuclear Madmen

Everything that can be done must done to avert global nuclear annihilation.

America Is in a Disgraced Class of Its Own

The United States has a poverty problem.

There Is Power in a Pantry

Meet the women who nourished the longest strike in Alabama’s history.

Why Republicans Abandoned Their Economic Message

The GOP used to do its wonky best to make the case that it was the party of the pocketbook. But it’s all wokeness, all the time now.

Dispatches From the Culture Wars – March 28, 2023

Apocalypse is the new normal

Beaten, Bombed and Buried

The decades-long persecution of Forest Defenders

First Graders Not Allowed To Sing Dolly Parton Song

The song includes lyrics like “wouldn't it be nice to live in paradise. Where we're free to be exactly who we are.”

Union Growth in 2022 Came From Workers of Color

Recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the number of unionized workers in the United States increased by 200,000 from 2021 to 2022. And that growth came entirely from workers of color.

Prison Deaths in West Virginia

It is the families and friends of men who are beaten to death behind bars who suffer the longest. It is the deepest most evil corruption that covers and enables cruelty and torture unto death.

Vallas Gave Wall Street Massive Amounts of Money

Chicago mayoral candidate Paul Vallas helped create a financial disaster as head of Chicago Public Schools, making bond deals worth $666 million — whose exorbitant interest payments to Wall Street are now robbing the city’s school system.
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Jesus in America

H.C. Palmer
When the newly elected Governor of Oklahoma committed his state to Christian nationalism, the poet and war veteran H.C. Palmer raises some objections to such gestures.


Occult Features of Anarchism

Bethan Johnson LSE Review of Books
Reviewer Johnson calls this book "a rich work that forces readers to confront questions about the nature of anarchism, conspiracy theories and knowledge."


The Sweet and Sour Origins of Amish Soul Food

Sam Lin-Sommer Atlas Obscura
In Pennsylvania Dutch Country, African Americans have created a distinct, delicious cuisine, combining Southern and Amish cooking from Coatesville, PA, where the cuisines of Amish and African American communities have commingled over generations.



The Class Struggle With Tommy and Gina

Eric Dirnbach Eric Dirnbach
Bon Jovi’s hit “Livin’ on a Prayer” is an anthem about working class survival. But it also contains a deeper message about class struggle.


Extreme Chutzpah! Authoritarians Launch Existential Attack on Fla. Unions

Steve Wishnia Work-Bites
Public employees would have to sign a form, in 14-point type, larger than the rest of the text, stating, "Florida is a right-to-work state,” “union membership and payment of union dues and assessments are voluntary,” no employee may be discriminated against “for refusing to join or financially support a labor union.”

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