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“Drop the Pen!”

LAURA POITRAS’S film  Citizenfour  opens October 24 — it   documents the week she and Glenn Greenwald met Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and he revealed the existence of mass NSA surveillance. Poitras received a MacArthur “genius” grant in 2012. Her previous ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Bolivia’s Evo Morales re-elected, but important challenges lie ahead

As expected, Evo Morales and his Movement Toward Socialism (MAS) government won a resounding victory in Bolivia’s national presidential and parliamentary election October 12.Although official results will not be available until November (more on that ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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1918

Looking back at the years of fury and carnage, Colonel Angelo Gatti, staff officer of the Italian Army (Austrian front), wrote in his diary: “This whole war has been a pile of lies. We came into war because a few men in authority, the dreamers, flung ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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Five Extreme GOP Candidates Who Could Be Heading To Congress Next Year

The conventional wisdom is that so-called establishment Republican candidates by and large triumphed over Tea Party radicals this election cycle. But the truth is that those victories were the result of a party establishment that itself has moved far ... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
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Do you Remember Fallujah?

An open letter to the UN Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki MoonDear Mr. Ban Ki-Moon,In April and November 2004 – ten years ago – US-led coalition forces attacked the Iraqi city Fallujah. Independent  journalists  and  relief workers ... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
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November 4 Elections and the Democracy Crisis

AND THE DEMOCRACY CRISISThe November election will be a defensive battle to preserve democracy’s claims against a corporate state fueled by rising sums of secret corporate donations coupled with intense machinations at diminishing the popular electoral ... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Occupy the Synagogue

Well before the Jewish New Year had arrived last September, it was already clear that American rabbis across the denominational spectrum were going to use their pulpits, for the most heavily-attended sermons of 2014, to endorse one of the bloodiest massacres ... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Serena Shim, 1984-2014

My twitter feed has become a memorial for the death of journalists from Iraq to Turkey. The latest tragedy was the death of Serena Shim, a US citizen who is of Lebanese origin and worked for Press TV. Last year I had met Serena in Beirut. It is commonplace ... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Presentation to the DDP Conference on ‘Twenty Years of Local Democracy in South Africa’

Twenty years of local democracy in South Africa has been very cruel for Abahlali baseMjondolo and for millions of other poor people. It has been twenty years of hell in shacks. It has been twenty years of living like pigs in the mud. It has been twenty ... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Capitalism and Social Democracy in Crisis

Following the fantastic global demonstrations for action on climate change a few weeks ago, which saw hundreds of thousands protest around the world, we republish this interview between Bill Blackwater and Marxist ecologist John Bellamy FosterJohn Bellamy ... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Evo Morales’ Victory Demonstrates How Much Bolivia Has Changed

Predictions by pollsters and commentators that Evo Morales would easily win Bolivia’s October 12 presidential elections were confirmed when the incumbent obtained over 60% of the vote.Most however differ over why, after almost a decade in power, Morales’ ... [Published ZNet - Oct 22 2014]
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Science and the Left 1: What It is

Render unto science that which science can address. And no more, as well as no less.Leftists have many views about science. Some love it, feeling it is the touchstone of all knowledge. Some hate it, feeling it is a source of vast harm and hierarchy. A ... [Published ZNet - Oct 22 2014]

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“Drop the Pen!” [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
Bolivia’s Evo Morales re-elected, but important... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
1918 [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
November 4 Elections and the Democracy Crisis [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
Do you Remember Fallujah? [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
Five Extreme GOP Candidates Who Could Be Headin... [Published ZNet - 5 hours ago]
Occupy the Synagogue [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
Serena Shim, 1984-2014 [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
Capitalism and Social Democracy in Crisis [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
Presentation to the DDP Conference on ‘Twenty Y... [Published ZNet - Oct 23 2014]
Science and the Left 1: What It is [Published ZNet - Oct 22 2014]
Let’s Talk About Race (in Latin@ Communities) [Published ZNet - Oct 22 2014]
Evo Morales’ Victory Demonstrates How Much Boli... [Published ZNet - Oct 22 2014]
Kobanê, the Kurdish Struggle, and the Dangers L... [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
The United States Is Number 1 — But in What? [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
Official: The US is a Leading Terrorist State [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
The Eurozone’s ‘New Austerity Model’ [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
The Next Financial Crisis May Be Just Around th... [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
You Have Already Been Drafted [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
The Political Economy of Ebola [Published ZNet - Oct 21 2014]
Bolivia-Venezuela Comparisons Should be Very He... [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
Brazil and the Elections in the Second Round – ... [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
The New McCarthyism on Israel: Naming and Shami... [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
Fukushima legacy… 25,000 who cannot go home again [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
Punitive Schooling [Published ZNet - Oct 20 2014]
Left Responses to the West’s Perpetual Wars [Published ZNet - Oct 19 2014]
Against Carceral Feminism [Published ZNet - Oct 19 2014]
Ebola, Race and Neo-liberalism [Published ZNet - Oct 19 2014]
The Logical Bipartisan Insanity of Endless War [Published ZNet - Oct 18 2014]
Why Did Evo Win? [Published ZNet - Oct 18 2014]
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