Normon Solomon: Why the Washington Post’s New Ties to the CIA Are So OminousJanuary 15, 2014
The Washington Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. Amazon is under contract to keep them.
Joaquin Sapien: Guarded OptimismJanuary 15, 2014
Examining the factors that contribute to sexual victimization in American prisons.
Jeremiah Goulka: Win Today, Lose TomorrowJanuary 15, 2014
The USA: a country where, no matter your color, you are supposed to dress, act, and aspire to be white.
Roslyn Bernstein: Everything GrowsJanuary 14, 2014
Inside Wangechi Mutu’s A Fantastic Journey.
Peter Van Buren: We Have to Destroy Our Constitution to Save ItJanuary 14, 2014
Debunking ten myths about NSA surveillance.
Shani Boianjiu: An Odd BirdJanuary 14, 2014
Flash Fiction Crazy is not hereditary or anything like that.
Jennifer Percy: We Kill Ourselves Because We Are HauntedJanuary 13, 2014
‘I wanted to talk to veterans and the families of veterans for the same reason that many were telling me I could not talk to them.’ An excerpt from Demon Camp.
Benjamin Percy: In Touch with the Tooth and ClawJanuary 13, 2014
Alicia Oltuski talks with the novelist about writing habits, slippery science, and terror.
Michael Klare: The Death of Peak Oil?January 13, 2014
Shale oil has changed the timeline, but we’re still going to run out of oil. Here’s why.
Diana Bruk: A Russian Jewish American ChristmasJanuary 10, 2014
In the wake of the holiday season, reflections on a polyglot Christmas.
Robert Reich: Why The Republican’s Old Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Is BackfiringJanuary 10, 2014
What happens when the poor and working class are on the same losing side.
Jeremy Brecher: Discovering a Legal Tool to Curb Climate ChangeJanuary 9, 2014
A legal argument for climate protection based on the vitality of future generations.
Nina Martin: Amid Abortion Debate, the Pursuit of ScienceJanuary 9, 2014
A leading abortion researcher on science and stigmatization.
Nick Turse: America’s Black-Ops BlackoutJanuary 8, 2014
Trying to calculate the man-years spent by Green Berets, Rangers, Navy SEALs, Special Operations Aviators, and Delta Force commandos all over the world.
Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein: Medicare Wants Power to Ban Harmful PrescribersJanuary 8, 2014
From Plan B to Part D, another controversial medical scenario.
Rebecca Solnit: Resisting MonocultureJanuary 7, 2014
A response to Grist: It’s not about the buses, or, why San Franciscans don’t love Silicon Valley.
Robert Reich: The Year of the Great RedistributionJanuary 7, 2014
How wage reductions made 2013 the year of redistribution (upward of course).
Tom Engelhardt: American Jihad 2014January 6, 2014
Until you enter their orders and rise into their secret world, there is such a thing as too-much knowledge.
Teow Lim Goh: The Limits of CharityJanuary 6, 2014
Disasters may be natural, but who survives and who suffers most is often political.
Marian Wang: How College Pricing is Like Holiday Retail SalesJanuary 3, 2014
Retail discounting arrives to higher education, with negative consequences.
Colin Kinniburgh: Honoring Two Luminaries of DecolonizationJanuary 2, 2014
A recent production of Aimé Césaire’s A Season in the Congo demonstrated the play’s tragic resonance. One wishes the story was further from truth.
Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein: Caught Up in a Medicare FraudJanuary 2, 2014
Either Joyce Heap was being given expensive medications for conditions she didn’t have or something sinister was going on.
Richard Falk: The International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleJanuary 2, 2014
A little noted initiative by the United Nations sparks hope for a just and sustainable peace in the region.