Black Teacher’s Job is in Limbo

by Carolyn Winslow, Published on Socialist Action, June 11, 2019 America has long lauded its school system as a Great Equalizer—a tool that provides all students, regardless of social standing, with the tools necessary to succeed. Thus, goes the narrative, all differences in outcome can be attributed to individual choices, absolving capitalism and the structures tied to it of their[…]

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MSM Mourns Death Of CIA-Backed Syrian Al-Qaeda/ISIS Ally

By Caitlin Johnstone, Published on SouthFront,  Originally appeared at Caitlin’s blog On Wednesday the alternative media outlet Southfront published an article titled “New Video Throws Light On Jaysh Al-Izza High-Tolerance To Al-Qaeda Ideology” about newly discovered footage showing the leader of a “rebel” faction in Syria cozying up with a militant who was wearing a badge of the official flag of ISIS. “The[…]

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With banner drops NYC activists demand justice for Eric Garner

Photo Banner Drop outside Grand Central Station. ~Henry Luna By Nathaniel Chase posted on Workers World,  June 10, 2019 On the morning of June 4, as commuters filed out of Grand Central Station, activists from People’s Power Assemblies New York City dropped two large banners reading “Stop Killing Black People” and “Justice 4 Eric Garner, Abolition Now” over Pershing Square[…]

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US Greenlights Missiles for Al Qaeda-linked Jihadists Occupying Syria’s Idlib

by Ben Norton, Published on the Grayzone, May 31, 2019 While the US corporate media continues propagating the conspiracy theory that Donald Trump is a secret Kremlin asset, the Trump administration has approved heavy weapons for al-Qaeda-allied, Turkey-backed militants to fight against a Russian-backed offensive in Syria. The Syrian army has relaunched a campaign to retake the northwestern province of[…]

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The Madness of Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Solar farm in California desert. (Bureau of Land Management via Flickr) by Niklas Hagelberg, Published on Consortium News, June 7, 2019 Fossil fuels — oil, gas, coal and their derivatives — pollute the atmosphere and emit the greenhouse gases that are ramping up global heating to dangerous levels. And governments around the world are subsidizing this pollution. Historically, governments used[…]

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After Assange’s Espionage Act Indictment, Police Move Against More Journalists for Publishing Classified Material

photo by Mark Verch, Flikr by Joe Lauria, Published on Consortium News, June 5, 2019 Less than two months after the arrest of journalist Julian Assange, and two weeks after his indictment under the Espionage Act, emboldened governments have sent the police after journalists who’ve challenged the state.  Joe Lauria reports. following the arrest and Espionage Act indictment of Julian[…]

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