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Beneath the Radar
June 14, 2007
Shots in the Dark
When guns claim lives where any middle-class child might be, America mourns. But in barrios, projects and trailer parks, it's as if the crime never happened.
May 17, 2007
Labour Crowns King Brown
The one pledge Gordon Brown can deliver that would make his transition to power meaningful is to withdraw from Iraq immediately.
April 19, 2007
The Good Victim
Why do we hand-pick seemingly pure and innocent victims of injustice--such as the Rutgers basketball players--in order to combat American racism?
February 21, 2007
White History 101
Why can't white people and black people have access to a shared history that is accurate, honest, antiracist and inclusive?
January 22, 2007
The Illogic of Empire
Iraq is America's colonial war. Arguments for maintaining colonial rule in India are almost identical to the justifications offered for the continuing presence of US troops in Iraq and escalation of the war.
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November 26, 2006
Their Opportunism, Our Opportunity
Mainstream media have transformed the permanent presidential campaign into a never-ending soap opera. Progressives must create the movements that will influence whoever decides to run.
October 27, 2006
Obama: Black Like Me
Barack Obama has fallen prey to the soft bigotry of unreasonable expectations from both the right and left.
September 28, 2006
Blair, Brown, Blah
Tony Blair's sorry record on Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon--and the rise of a new, viable leader of the Conservative Party--could spell doom for Gordon Brown and the Labour Party.
June 15, 2006
Rebels With a Cause
A new generation of student activists is flexing its muscles, rolling back employment rules in France, demanding education reform in Chile and fighting for immigrant rights in the US.
May 18, 2006
George & Tony’s Not So Excellent Adventure
If democracy represents the will of the people, then there is either something wrong with democracy in the United States and Britain or something wrong with the people on both sides of the Atlantic.