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2017 0817waste cat

Capitalist Economies Create Waste, Not Social Value

By Chris Williams and Fred Magdoff, Monthly Review Press | Book Excerpt

2017 0813p cat

Donald Trump's Slander Against Syrian Refugees

By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview

2017 0810refugee cat

"Our Problem Is Life Without Dignity": Syrian Refugees Speak

By Wendy Pearlman, Um Khaled and Nur, Harper Collins Publishers | Book Excerpt

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Noam Chomsky on How the United States Developed Such a Scandalous Health System

By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout / Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt

2017 0730ba cat

Trapped in a Burning House: A Review of "I Am Not Your Negro"

By Nicholas Powers, Truthout | Film Review

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Is the CIA Reformable?

By Melvin A. Goodman, City Lights Books | Book Excerpt