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Vladimir Putin and Jean-Claude Juncker

Détente Now: A New Call for Peace, Security, and Cooperation Détente Now: A New Call for Peace, Security, and Cooperation

Civic and religious leaders in Germany are spearheading a new initiative to avoid war between Russia and the West.

Dec 6, 2016 / Blog / Gilbert Doctorow, Ute Finckh-Krämer, Ludger Volmer, Rolf Ekéus, and Noam Chomsky

Traffic in Berkeley

Here’s How States and Cities Can Fight Climate Change and Inequality in the Trump Era Here’s How States and Cities Can Fight Climate Change and Inequality in the Trump Era

Let’s make polluters pay for carbon reduction and invest the revenue in disadvantaged communities.

Dec 1, 2016 / Blog / Heather McGhee and Robert B. Reich

Fidel Castro

How Cubans See Fidel Castro and His Revolution Is Tied to How They See Themselves How Cubans See Fidel Castro and His Revolution Is Tied to How They See Themselves

It’s no surprise many beam with pride when they talk about the “triumphs of the revolution.”

Nov 30, 2016 / Blog / Andrés S. Pertierra

Sanders Supporters in Prospect Park

The Revolution Will Not Be Staffed: How Big Organizing Can Take Down Trump The Revolution Will Not Be Staffed: How Big Organizing Can Take Down Trump

There are millions of Americans just waiting to be put to work. And there’s a hell of a lot of work to be done.

Nov 30, 2016 / Blog / Becky Bond and Zack Exley

Vladimir Putin, 2014.

Now That They’ve Been Proven Wrong, Will Putin’s Demonizers Apologize for Their Slanders? Now That They’ve Been Proven Wrong, Will Putin’s Demonizers Apologize for Their Slanders?

Probably not. Blaming the Russian president for everything is now a national hobby, the facts be damned.

Nov 15, 2016 / Blog / James Carden

Ethnic Armenian soldiers stand next to a cannon

Why Do Neo–Cold Warriors Want Another Proxy Fight With Russia? Why Do Neo–Cold Warriors Want Another Proxy Fight With Russia?

The recent conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is a case study in how anti-Putin rhetoric obscures what is really going on.

Apr 19, 2016 / Blog / Pietro A. Shakarian

The Good Liars with Rick Santorum

This Comedy Duo Is Masterfully Trolling the 2016 Campaign This Comedy Duo Is Masterfully Trolling the 2016 Campaign

They haven’t only crashed campaign events for Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton—they shot assault weapons with Rick Santorum.

Mar 15, 2016 / Blog / Richard Kreitner and Thomas Bollier

Hillary Clinton and the Anti-Democratic Origins of American Politics

Hillary Clinton and the Anti-Democratic Origins of American Politics Hillary Clinton and the Anti-Democratic Origins of American Politics

The former secretary of state’s worship of the founders underscores the difference between her and Bernie Sanders.

Feb 8, 2016 / Blog / Richard Kreitner

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Governor Kasich holds a campaign town hall meeting in Peterborough

John Kasich Is No Moderate When It Comes to Abortion Rights John Kasich Is No Moderate When It Comes to Abortion Rights

Unless a federal judge steps in, Cincinnati could become the largest metro area in the United States without access to abortion.

Sep 8, 2015 / Blog / Dani McClain

The Irresistible Realness of Dusty Rhodes

The Irresistible Realness of Dusty Rhodes The Irresistible Realness of Dusty Rhodes

Dusty Rhodes was a fake wrestler telling real truths in dark times.

Jun 12, 2015 / Blog / Dave Zirin

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