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February 18, 2021
In Okinawa, the US Military Seeks a Base Built on the Bones of the War Dead
Japan is using earth from a battlefield filled with human remains to build the foundation of a US military installation.
Racism and Discrimination
August 11, 2020
Letters From the August 24/31, 2020, Issue
An ounce of prevention… Abortion and the court… Color-blind reporting…
July 10, 2020
Joe Kennedy III Hired a Cop to Advise Him on Race and Justice
As Black Lives Matter protests spread across the country, Kennedy appointed a sheriff to counsel him on criminal justice reform.
January 23, 2020
Joe Kennedy III Is an Insider, Not an Insurgent
Kennedy’s campaign to oust a progressive senator is an establishment takeover.
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US Wars and Military Action
May 16, 2019
In Their Fight to Stop a New US Military Base, Okinawans Confront Two Colonizers
For the Japanese government, which has never acknowledged Okinawan indigenous rights, the island is a convenient location for the American military.
January 30, 2019
What Happens When Gentrification Comes to a Postindustrial City?
New development in Worcester, Massachusetts, threatens the city’s poorest.
August 24, 2018
Free Shahidul Alam, the Photographer of the ‘Majority World’
The acclaimed Bangladeshi photographer, activist, and mentor remains in jail after speaking out against the government.
August 17, 2018
‘An Eternal Night of Persecution and Death’: Activists Speak Out About Nicaragua’s Crackdown
Despite mass killings and newly authoritarian laws, a diverse opposition says the movement to oust Ortega is far from over.