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Drug Wars

December 11, 2013
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana

Detroit's Bankruptcy

November 7, 2013
Mike Duggan will be Detroit’s next mayor, but will he take on Detroit’s emergency manager?

Palestinians Face Discrimination in Israeli Economy, Majority Live in Poverty

October 29, 2013

Shir Hever: Official Israeli statements on integrating Palestinians into workforce exposes apartheid system.

Immigration Reform Requires Dismantling NAFTA and Respecting Migrants’ Rights

October 29, 2013

David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform. David Beacon, author and immigration rights activist, says that immigration policy reform must take economic and trade agreements into account, and uphold migrants' rights. “When the North American Free Trade Agreement allowed big U.S. grain companies, for instance, to dump cheap, cheap corn on the Mexican market,…

Reality Asserts Itself - Glen Ford

October 24, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay: Glen Ford, Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report, tells his story as a red-diaper baby, growing up facing racism in the North living with his white activist mother, and living in the Deep South with his black deejay father Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, spoke…

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

Corporations Reap Billions from Mass Incarceration

October 21, 2013
New campaign exposes the companies that profit off prisoners A new video series called Prison Profiteers exposes the corporations that profit from the nation's incarceration system, including medical companies, bail companies, phone companies, and even police departments. The report mentions Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group as private prison companies who profit from mass incarceration. Jesse…

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Brian Jones: Obama admin. promoting privatization, competition and attacking unions instead of aiming for universal access to quality public education