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Should People Boycott Israel?

February 5, 2014
Dima Khalidi: The NY anti-boycott bill is aimed at shutting down the growing movement opposing Israel’s discriminatory policies against the Palestinians

Milwaukee County Considers Raising Minimum Wage to $12.45

December 16, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Milwaukee Comptroller wrong for assuming raising minimum wage for county employees would cost millions of dollars

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…

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex

September 4, 2013
The business of war is more profitable than ever.

Student Loan Debt

July 31, 2013
Alan Collinge: Student loan bill only perpetuates a system that preys on students

Police Brutality Against Blocupy Frankfurt Protest Makes Headlines

June 16, 2013

What began as a protest against the ECB, German banks and the German government turned into a protest against police brutality

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

March 17, 2013

James Henry: US still leads as many new billionaires emerging in China and Russia; corporate profits at record levels – as austerity hits and unemployment remains high