Category: Analysis

No more illusions: Missouri cops talked peace, prepared war

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has just declared a State of Emergency. It includes the creation of a Unified Command of police forces and the activation of t...

Just 90 companies caused two-thirds of global greenhouse gasses

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A recent study (Climate Change Jan. 2014) shows that two thirds of greenhouse gasses have been emitted by just 90 corporations. Of them, just 20 are r...

Protests oust imperialist-backed dictator in Burkina Faso

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On Oct. 30, the people of Burkina Faso ousted the dictator Blaise Compaoré from office. The protests started when Compaoré, who seized power in a Fr...

Rasmea responds to travesty of justice: ‘I am strong!’

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On Nov. 10,after just two hours of deliberation at the Detroit federal courthouse, a jury decided that Rasmea Odeh, the Palestinian American community...

Movement sweeps Mexico demanding justice for 43 missing students

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This week, tens of thousands of people have protested and marched across Mexico in an act of solidarity with the 43 abducted students from Iguala, the...

Records reveal more than 1,000 Nazis on U.S. intelligence payroll

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On May 8, 1945, U.S. President Harry S. Truman declared to the world: “The Allied armies … have wrung from [Nazi] Germany a final and unconditiona...

Eugene Puryear interview: launching a new movement for change

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Liberation sat down with Eugene Puryear on Nov. 5 to discuss the outcome and significance of the D.C. for the People campaign for the seat of D.C. Cou...

The Faux Marxism of the International Socialist Organization

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The International Socialist Organization, a group which for the past few years has largely absented itself from the antiwar movement — except for oc...

Minimum-wage victories: Promising signs of a growing activist movement

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Votes to raise the state minimum wages in Alaska, Arkansas, South Dakota and Nebraska ended in huge victories as the referendum passed by big margins....

Federal Reserve seeks return to ‘normalcy’

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A “return to normalcy,” a return to the way of life before World War I, was U.S. presidential candidate Warren G. Harding’s campaign promise...