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The Violent Consequences of Antisemitic Bigotry

On Monday, October 22, reporting that someone had placed a bomb in the mailbox of billionaire George Soros dominated news coverage.[1] Similar devices were subsequently discovered to have been sent...

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Poetry and Barbarism: Adorno’s Challenge

nach Auschwitz ein Gedicht zu schreiben, ist barbarisch -- Adorno In the English speaking world, Adorno is famously thought to have said that poetry after A

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Hey Right Wingers! Signatures Change over Time

The Republicans, worried that the party may lose two Senate seats, a Governor's mansion, and probably a bunch more close races for the House over the counting o

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Germany on a Political Seesaw

While Americans teetered, arguing as to which side gained more in the elections, Germans have been balancing on a seesaw of their own – which can also hav

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Climate and the Infernal Blue Wave: Straight Talk About Saving Humanity

Let me tell you about why I woke up crying today. It has to do with just how close we are to full-blown climate disaster. I was thinking about children who

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Moreno’s Neoliberal Restoration Proceeds in Ecuador

An interview with Andres Arauz Lenin Moreno won Ecuador’s presidency in 2017 by campaigning to continue the economic policies of Rafael Correa (a lef

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Amnesia and Impunity Reign: Wall Street Celebrates Halliburton’s 100th Anniversary

When it comes to the ruling elite’s corporate plunder and crimes against humanity, the U.S. national memory’s short and no one, not even its political h

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Fictitious Assets, Hidden Losses and the Collapse of MDM Bank

Off Balance Sheet Shenanigans in the Irish Financial Services Centre Introduction In November 2016, two of Russia’s largest banks MDM and B&

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The Midterm Results are Challenging Racism in America in Unexpected Ways

In 1898 the state of Louisiana held a constitutional convention with the declared aim of disenfranchising black people and perpetuating white rule. “Our mission was, in the first place, to establis...

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Can We End Animal Farming Forever?

A new book says we should stop killing animals altogether… and that it’s possible.

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