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Daily Life in Gaza Under the Israeli Blockade

A basic itemization of how the blockade affects Gazans.Israel and Egypt have blockaded the Gaza Strip from land, air and sea from 2007 to the present. The list of what is not allowed into Gaza changes constantly. At times there has been a ban on light ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Burying Our Babies

In South Los Angeles’ Crenshaw District, there are three funeral homes within a one mile radius of each other. On bright sunny days young people pour out from their doors after viewing hours, lingering on the steps reminiscing, sporting t-shirts with ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Ferguson – State or People’s Power

Most of the mainstream commentary about Ferguson has been news reporting telling us what is actually occurring, often with bias, but sometimes reasonably accurately. In contrast, alternative commentary has focused far more on context including racism, ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Open Shop Trend Makes Organizing the “Organized” Top Union Priority

For many years, American unions have been trying to “organize of the unorganized” to offset, and, where possible, reverse their steady loss of dues-paying members. In union circles, a distinction was often made between this “external organizing”–to recruit ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Aristide Summoned

On August 12, a court in Haiti summoned former President Jean Bertrand Aristide to appear on charges of corruption. Aristide’s lawyers quickly filed a motion with the Supreme Court seeking the recusal of the judge who issued the warrant. Lawyer Mario ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Chavistas Debate Economic and Institutional Reform

The Bolivarian project in Venezuela has warded off the latest counter revolutionary offensive and is now engaged in a profound debate over the next phase of the revolution. Though the smoke over the barricades has settled, neither President Nicolas Maduro ... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
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Black Flag Rises in the Middle East

For those of us partaking in political organizing revolving around Middle Eastern issues, the conventional EU-US media coverage is arguably our primary nuisance. With some exceptions, the major Western news media have concocted an image of the region ... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

What to Do About ISIS

Start by recognizing where ISIS came from. The U.S. and its junior partners destroyed Iraq, left a sectarian division, poverty, desperation, and an illegitimate government in Baghdad that did not represent Sunnis or other groups. Then the U.S. armed and ... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
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“Nine years after Katrina, it’s all about the takeover”

is the Executive Director of  Woman With a Vision , a New Orleans social justice non-profit founded in 1991 by a grassroots collective of African-American women in response to the spread of HIV/AIDS in communities of color. According to the WWAV website, ... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
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Mob rule vs. Democracy

“Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it.” – Howard ZinnRecently one Labour MP broke ranks and took part in a direct action against Israeli aggression in Gaza, helping to block access to a supermarket ... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
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Environmentalists split over green group’s fracking industry ties

In 2012, when Ohio’s Senate passed a controversial hydraulic fracturing bill that was supported by the oil and gas industry, environmental groups lined up against it, saying it would endanger public health. But during hearings on the bill, it gained one ... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
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Israeli universities’ response to Gaza war may justify an academic boycott

The lingering Gaza war and now (perhaps) its aftermath has brought once again to the fore the question of an international boycott of Israel. Before answering whether such a boycott is justified given the changing circumstances, and whether or not it ... [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]

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On Monday, President Fuad Massoum appointed Haydar al-` "Ibadi as prime minister, and he has a month to form a government. Al-" `Ibadi was born in 1952...

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Burying Our Babies [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Ferguson – State or People’s Power [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Daily Life in Gaza Under the Israeli Blockade [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Open Shop Trend Makes Organizing the “Organized... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Aristide Summoned [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Chavistas Debate Economic and Institutional Reform [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
Black Flag Rises in the Middle East [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
Mob rule vs. Democracy [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
What to Do About ISIS [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
Environmentalists split over green group’s frac... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
“Nine years after Katrina, it’s all about the t... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
Peace Movement A Minority Again [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
Israel as An Outlaw State and U.S. Complicity [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
Reflections on a Bernie Sanders Presidential Run [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
Israeli universities’ response to Gaza war may ... [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
Envisioning Where We Want to Go [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
McDonald’s Can’t Hide Behind Franchise System [Published ZNet - Aug 27 2014]
About Some of the Left Critiques Of Rafael Correa [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
Iraq: Bombs & Bullets vs. Political Process [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
Israelis on Facebook wish death for Holocaust s... [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: Why moral perversity... [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
A Defiant Ecuador Seeks Solutions in Assange Case [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
Black Feminists Respond to Ferguson [Published ZNet - Aug 26 2014]
Gaza Severely Short Of Water For Drinking And B... [Published ZNet - Aug 25 2014]
The Danger of America’s Police is the Mindset, ... [Published ZNet - Aug 25 2014]
Three Questions for Hamas [Published ZNet - Aug 25 2014]
An Accident Waiting to Happen [Published ZNet - Aug 25 2014]
What Happens in Ferguson Does Not Stay in Ferguson [Published ZNet - Aug 25 2014]
Trees, Forests and the Future [Published ZNet - Aug 24 2014]
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