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January 22, 2020
Why Glenn Greenwald’s Prosecution Is an Outrage
Advocacy groups say attacks on the press are on the rise—particularly in Bolsonaro’s Brazil.
January 20, 2020
Top 10 Civil Rights Songs
The civil rights movement has resonated deeply with generations of musicians.
November 10, 2019
Top 10 Veterans Day Songs
The best way to support the troops is to make every effort to keep them out of harm’s way.
May 3, 2019
Pete Seeger’s Top 10 Songs
The legendary singer, songwriter, and activist was born 100 years ago today.
May 26, 2018
Top 10 Memorial Day Songs
Songs about war and attendant suffering cut across musical genres.
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April 28, 2017
Top 12 May Day Songs
In tribute to all those planning actions for May Day.
March 2, 2017
After a Century of American Citizenship, Puerto Ricans Have Little to Show for It
Puerto Rico has never been more than a profit center for the US. Now an unelected board governs the island as a de facto collection agency for hedge funds and Wall Street speculators.
March 2, 2017
Round Up the Usual Suspects, It’s Time for a Show Hearing
By excluding dissenting voices on US policy toward Russia, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has been reduced to a vehicle for prejudice reinforcement.
March 1, 2017
The Only Thing More Dangerous Than Trump’s Appeal to Common Sense Is His Dismissal of It
The president’s taste for fact-free fantasy is based not in traditional American populism but in authoritarianism.
February 14, 2017
Progressives Need to Get Over Themselves and Support This GOP-Backed Carbon-Tax Plan
Purist objections scuttled Washington State’s market-friendly carbon tax plan in November. Let’s not let that happen at the national level.