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Deadly, Cowardly U.S. Drone Wars in Africa

Deadly, cowardly U.S. drone wars in Africa

War is romantic only when it is limited to the confines of a sanitized imagination. Movies that portray heroic soldiers vanquishing demonic enemy combatants or rescuing fallen comrades may whip up jingoistic war fever, but horrific images of real children and elders maimed, scarred, dismembered and killed during armed conflicts have the power to end […]

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Poster designed by Marc Rudin published by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) circa 1988. (Source- Palestine Poster Project Archives)

A guide to principled anti-Zionism

An optimal anti-Zionism supersedes Palestine’s geography. It likewise transcends ethnocentric interests. Anti-Zionism is a politics and a discourse, sometimes a vocation, but at its best it is also a sensibility, one attuned to disorder and upheaval. It is a commitment to unimaginable possibilities—that is, to realizing what arbiters of common sense like to call “impossible.”

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Social class is a social ranking. Your social class is often determined by how much money make, but it can also be determined by how you dress, ...

The new class-blindness

Legal advocates have scored some major class-related victories in 2018. In January, an appellate court held that the administration of California’s money bail system violated the Fourteenth Amendment rights of indigent defendants.

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