Tuesday, 21 April 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • On Rekia Boyd, Freddie Gray and the Cost of Police Impunity

    While the corporate media report on killings of Black civilians by police, they fail to cover the actual mechanics underpinning the cycle of violence.

  • We Call It "Mud Season"

    William Rivers Pitt describes the atmosphere of New Hampshire as the GOP clown car rolls in for the primary: "The Iowa caucus is one thing ... but the New Hampshire primary is an entirely different ball of wax."

  • Domestic Terrorism, Youth and the Politics of Disposability

    By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | News Analysis

    Domestic Terrorism, Youth and the Politics of Disposability (Image: Youth silhouette, blurred crowd via Shutterstock; Edited: JR/TO)

    The war on youth has resulted in young people being criminalized in school, killed by state violence and transformed from democratic citizens into neoliberal consumers. In response, young people in North America have made important attempts to break the hold of power, and now need to enlist all generations to develop a truly global political movement that embraces education as the center of politics.

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  • Commodified and Caged, Still

    Commodified and Caged, Still

    By Nancy A. Heitzeg, Critical Mass Progress | Op-Ed

    It is a hard and unpopular truth to say that all oppressions are connected, to say that our treatment of other species and the earth herself has served as the template for our oppression of peoples. But it has. It is a harder and even more unpopular truth to say that all oppressions must be undone and undone together. The lust for the false power derived from relations of domination - directed anywhere - is at the root.

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  • Pushing Left: A 16-Priority Agenda for the 2016 US Presidential Election

    Pushing Left: A 16-Priority Agenda for the 2016 US Presidential Election

    By Eleanor J. Bader, Truthout | Book Review

    Sociologist Salvatore Babones offers 16 progressive policy recommendations for 2016's presidential contenders. If implemented, they will not only make the US more humane, but will go a long way in making the country a fairer and more equitable place to live, work and study.

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