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Our bloated national security state would boggle the mind of anyone who grew up under the Cold War’s nuclear threat.
From the huge climate march in September to racial-justice activism, it was a year that saw renewal of movement-based politics.
Unless you’ve experienced it, you can never really know. Here are five books that come closest to conveying the horror.
But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.
The man who helped spark Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement fifty years ago would have championed today’s activism, from the Dreamers to Occupy to Ferguson.
Renditions, an underground prison and a new CIA base are elements of an intensifying US war, according to a Nation investigation in Mogadishu.
How the party let down the workers who once depended on it.
Why do we need another lobby, like their Israeli-American Council, when AIPAC is already so powerful? To feed their billion-dollar egos.
In the end, Hagel, who came to regret his reluctant vote to invade Iraq, evidently proved an uncomfortable fit.