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The anti-war movement rightfully focuses on the expansion of US military action around the world, but militarism also impacts poor and Black communities in the U.S. as well.
Netfa Freeman and Vanessa Beck discuss global militarism and what it means for black people domestically and abroad.
Perhaps the departure of Bashir and Assange will signal a new wave of accountability that will eventually reach the shores of the United States in time to drain the swamp in 2020.
“Baby bond” accounts for all American kids would bridge the racial wealth gap while providing security to Americans of every color.
U.S. policy and what’s next with the U.S.-Israel relations
We—the undersigned—stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.
Gross inequalities were created by public policies, and can by fixed by them as well.
Activists, academics, and elected officials gathered in Washington to explain why and how we should raise taxes on the wealthy.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.