Tuesday, 07 July 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Austerity or Grexit: A False Dichotomy

    Greece has shown the world that there is an alternative to austerity: wresting power from the hands of elites, corporations and banks through the reassertion of democratic control.

  • Rehumanizing Gaza

    Reducing Palestinians to heroes capable of resisting Israel's military and failing to see their home as a community seeking connections with the outside world contributes to Gaza's dehumanization.

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The Collateral Damage of Mass Incarceration

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Now Is the Time for the Progressive Movement to Win

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New Perspectives on Why Cuba Matters

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As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a "Progressive Pick" every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful. Each week, we provide articles, excerpts and interviews about the Progressive Pick, and also offer you a chance to receive the book or DVD with a donation to Truthout. Related articles are archived below; click here to view the full catalog of available Progressive Picks.

2015 0520pp cat

The United States "Liberated" Puerto Rico Only to Brutally Colonize It

By Nelson A. Denis, Nation Books | Book Excerpt

2015 0513pp cat

How US Working Women Are Being Run Over

By Caroline Fredrickson, The New Press | Book Excerpt

2015 0504pp cat

"Disposable Futures": Critique of Violence

By Brad Evans and Henry A. Giroux, City Lights Books | Book Excerpt

2015 0428jm cat

The Collateral Damage of Mass Incarceration

By Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau | Book Excerpt

2015 0426ba cat

Now Is the Time for the Progressive Movement to Win

By Leslie Thatcher, Truthout | Interview

2015 0408pp cat

New Perspectives on Why Cuba Matters

By Tom Hayden, Seven Stories Press | Book Excerpt