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2017 0910v cat

Is the US Empire's Reign Nearing an End?

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2017 0907surveillance cat

Enforcing Empire Through a Global Surveillance State

By Alfred McCoy, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt

2017 0831sayhername cat

Communities Need to Reduce Violence Against Women of Color Without Police

By Andrea J. Ritchie, Beacon Press | Book Excerpt

2017 0823r media cat

Alana Yu-lan Price and Maya Schenwar | Remaking Media in the Pursuit of Justice

By Alana Yu-lan Price and Maya Schenwar, Routledge | Book Excerpt

2017 0817waste cat

Capitalist Economies Create Waste, Not Social Value

By Chris Williams and Fred Magdoff, Monthly Review Press | Book Excerpt

2017 0813p cat

Donald Trump's Slander Against Syrian Refugees

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

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"Our Problem Is Life Without Dignity": Syrian Refugees Speak

By Wendy Pearlman, Um Khaled and Nur, Harper Collins Publishers | Book Excerpt