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In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

Toronto Public Housing Residents Bring Demands Straight to Feds

November 23, 2013

Historic rally joins tenants and city officials in demand for repairs funding

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 19, 2013
House passes a rider which protects biotech giants like Monsanto from being sued in federal court

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

September 5, 2013
Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn’t cut jobs.

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

September 4, 2013
James Henry: More action needed to stop corporations from skirting $200-300 billion per year in taxes.

Will Obama Offer Massive Corporate Tax Cuts to Make "Fiscal Cliff" Deal?

November 25, 2012
Michael Hudson: Fiscal cliff was manufactured to shift more of the burden of the crisis onto ordinary people

Hezbollah and the modern history of Lebanon

April 30, 2010
Traboulsi: Wealthy elites directly control government, indebted the state to their own banks