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Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

Toronto Public Housing Residents Bring Demands Straight to Feds

November 23, 2013

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

Racism in Israel

November 13, 2013
More than a year has passed since the last mass protest of Israel’s social justice movement. It began in 2011, shortly after the Arab Spring and became known as the Israeli Summer. But for most of the Ashkenazi (European) middle class who became politicized by it, the movement evolved into electoral politics. For others, like…

Typhoon Haiyan

November 11, 2013
Jose Maria Sison: Evidence shows Filpino government set up ghost non-profits that failed to service its most vulnerable citizens

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

Students and Teachers Defend Education

October 23, 2013
New York School believed to be first to reject testing in grades K-2, principal and 90% of parents support boycott and hope it helps spark nationwide movement

Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

September 24, 2013

Climate scientists were muzzled from speaking to the press, causing an 80 percent decrease in the coverage of environmental stories