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  • In Phoenix, Trump Says "Love" but Spews Racism

    Trump takes advantage of a popular misconception about racism -- that it is something held in the heart. In reality it is a system of oppression that promotes power and privilege.

  • Why Robert E. Lee's Character Is Irrelevant

    Regardless of the nuances of Robert E. Lee's behavior and historical context, his statues represent white supremacy, and that's why they must be taken down. Ultimately, Lee's legacy is the defense of enslavement.

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  • Who's Afraid of Direct Action on Campus? Mobilizing Pedagogy Against the Powerful

    Who's Afraid of Direct Action on Campus? Mobilizing Pedagogy Against the Powerful

    By Gabriel Rockhill and John-Patrick Schultz, Truthout | Op-Ed

    With racist groups actively targeting college campuses, students around the country are taking direct action to disrupt the pillars of oppression. Liberals and conservatives are quick to condemn direct action as "violent" while romanticizing direct actions of the past, but the best opportunities for learning still come from disrupting the status quo. 

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  • How Banks Are Creating the Next Financial Crisis

    How Banks Are Creating the Next Financial Crisis

    By Jack Rasmus, teleSUR | Op-Ed

    From August 24-26, officials from leading central banks in North America and Europe will meet in in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to decide whether to raise interest rates this year, as well as when they may begin to sell off their combined $9.8 trillion balance sheets that they accumulated since the 2008-09 banking crisis. But the more fundamental question is: What are the likely effects of these financial endeavors?

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