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America Asleep

By John Steppling on August 18, 2017

Photo: Diego Torres Silvestre

“The summer of 1919, called “The Red Summer” by James Weldon Johnson, ushered in the greatest period of interracial violence the nation had ever witnessed. (more…)

Bay Area Stands with Reem’s Bakery in Face of Pro-Israel Attacks

By Carol Sanders on August 15, 2017

Photo: Luke Beard

It is a familiar scenario. Somewhere in a Bay Area community space, a Palestinian voice rises and is heard. (more…)

Horror and Hate in Charlottesville Virginia


Photo: Ryan M. Kelly

As the details about the tragic events Saturday in Charlottesville continue to emerge we are running this detailed report to date. It comes from The Hill a DC political website that provides quick news mostly to Congress and the White House. (more…)

Every US President Makes Unilateral Nuclear Threats. It’s an American Tradition

By Bruce Dixon on August 10, 2017

This past week marks the anniversary of two monstrous war crimes, the nuking of two undefended Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945. (more…)

Trump’s Mixed Signals on North Korea

By Dennis J Bernstein on August 3, 2017

On Aug. 1, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. is not pushing for regime change in North Korea, but some White House insiders say President Trump is considering going to war. Meanwhile, North Korea claims to have made progress on delivering a potential nuclear strike on the West Coast and beyond. (more…)

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