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Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Climate Change Clears The Way For The Extraction of Arctic Resources

December 11, 2013

Canada and Russia are investing in military infrastructure in order to protect economic interests in Arctic energy resources

Sarah Harrison and Jeremy Hammond: People Have A Right to the Truth

November 6, 2013

Michael Ratner: Jeremy Hammond faces ten years in prison Nov. 15 for major act of civil disobedience hacking global intelligence

American Raids in Libya & Somalia Expose Military Lawlessness

October 17, 2013

Michael Ratner: The U.S violates international law with kidnappings and armed attacks in sovereign countries The recent raids in Libya and Somalia expose the “utter lawlessness of the U.S. military, the U.S. government, and the CIA,” said Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights. “What's shocking about it is, of course, the…

The Cost of Saving the Planet

October 6, 2013
James Boyce: The US should focus on the human, not monetary cost of climate change

Reality Asserts Itself - Rania Masri

September 24, 2013
In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Rania Masri discuss the charge that opposing foreign intervention is support for Assad; the idea that Assad is “anti-imperialist”; and the role of violence in fighting dictatorship

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 23, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto’s bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.

FCC, Media Consolidation and Internet Regulations

May 10, 2013
Nicholas Johnson: Nomination of Tom Wheeler shows Obama wants an FCC that manages monopoly competition – not a defender of public interest; Wheeler on President’s intelligence advisory board, not likely to defend right to privacy