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Now, North Carolina Teachers Take to the Streets

By Abhijan Choudhury on May 18, 2018

The wave of teachers’ strikes in the United States reached North Carolina this week as nearly 20,000 teachers took to the streets demanding better pay and amenities. (more…)

Democrats Confirm Torturer As Director Of CIA

By Paul Craig Roberts on May 19, 2018

How did a person who should be in the criminal dock both in the US and in the International Criminal Court for running a torture prison get appointed the Director of the US Central Intelligence Agency? (more…)

A Brief History of American Torture

  Brett Wilkins on May 8, 2018

Photo: Medill DC

American torture is back in the news again as Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Central Intelligence Agency, prepares for what could be a rocky Senate (more…)

Latin America Still Under a U.S. Microscope

By Jesús Arboleya on May 10, 2018

Some will tell you that Latin America is not a priority for the United States. Truth be told: it is hardly mentioned in the most important documents of its foreign policy; (more…)

Report Shows Nation’s Richest—Including Trump—About to Enjoy $17 Billion Windfall Thanks to Huge Tax Loophole

By Jake Johnson on April 24, 2018

As America’s largest Wall Street banks continue to count the billions they’ve already raked in thanks to the Trump-GOP tax law, a government report published Monday shows that America’s millionaires— (more…)

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