I finally understand how, when the Spanish Civil War ignited, a group of young Americans— inexperienced militaristically but politically aware— chose to fight the ideologically-destructive fascism. Their fight was one for democracy worldwide.
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Sinclair Broadcast Group criticized for pushing a pro-Trump stance across several local media channels
A discussion on the long and complicated history of corporations in America, starting with British East India Company
Rand Paul has once again proposed a bill that would mandate the GAO to conduct an audit of the Federal Reserve’s transactions “for or with a foreign central bank, government of a foreign country, or non private international financing organization.”
Potential benefits of Iraq’s vast oil and gas wealth and how they can be used to buttress the nascent democracy
The dynamics underscoring rise in authoritarian right wing politics in Hungary and Central Europe more generally
There was a packed house at the historic Riverside Church last night where Michelle Alexander and Naomi Klein participated in a conversation about the incompatibility between Capitalism, the Climate and Justice.
There is an argument going around among pro-Zuma supporters that Zuma’s corruption is nothing compared to the injustices committed by the whites during the apartheid and therefore that it is hypocritical that many focus on his mistakes.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are not a currency like any other, guaranteed by internal law and interbank agreements.
I sat down in person with Dr. Harriet Fraad on Tuesday to discuss the pathologizing of conditions like depression that author and journalist Johann Hari recently illustrated in his new book ‘Lost Connections’