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Sectarian Entrepreneurs: How the U.S. Broke Iraq

August 26, 2014 · Online Articles

The current U.S. intervention in Iraq serves as a stark reminder of the colossal policy failures that have plagued the country since 2003. {…}

By Kathleen Cavanaugh
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From Freedom Summer to Black August

August 19, 2014 · Online Articles

Why civil rights activists should champion a little-known prisoner holiday {…}

By Dan Berger
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Between Israel and Social Democracy: Tony Judt’s Jewishness

August 6, 2014 · Online Articles

Beyond Zionism and its discontents, Tony Judt’s Jewishness was a vibrant companion of the historian’s aspiring cosmopolitanism. {…}

By Daniel Solomon
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The Central American Child Refugee Crisis: Made in U.S.A.

July 30, 2014 · Online Articles

The United States has had a long history of supporting repressive governments in Central America, fueling the violence that has caused tens of thousands of children to flee. {…}

By Alexander Main
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Unite Queer

July 28, 2014 · Online Articles

Out in the Union, a new book by Miriam Frank, shows that unions have been crucial to the growth and success of the modern LGBT rights movement. {…}

By Kate Redburn
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Hurling the Little Streets Against the Great: Marshall Berman’s Perennial Modernism

July 18, 2014 · Online Articles

For Marshall Berman, the street was not just the site where modernism was enacted; it was modernism incarnate. {…}

By Todd Gitlin
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Should We Abolish the CIA?

July 9, 2014 · Online Articles

It is time to ask how we can end our pathological dependence on the ineffective and swollen agency. {…}

By Norman Birnbaum
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Why Tokyo Is Burning

July 3, 2014 · Online Articles

There were large demonstrations this week in Tokyo in response to the government’s move to reinterpret Article Nine of Japan’s Constitution, in which “the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation.” The prominent support Shinzō Abe’s forceful tactics enjoy among American officials raises questions about who he sees as his key political audience. {…}

By Chelsea Szendi Schieder
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Occupy Central: The Migrant Workers in Democracy’s Blind Spot

July 2, 2014 · Online Articles

Hong Kongers have never been quite comfortable discussing the 300,000 migrant domestic workers, most of whom are female, to which the city currently plays host. Complicating the discussion further is the media’s tendency to steer such discussions from issues of fair wages and workplace safety toward the still more vexing question of citizenship. {…}

By Elaine Yu
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Baltimore Since Beth Steel: Hopkins Hospital Workers Fight for 15

June 26, 2014 · Online Articles

With Johns Hopkins ranking as Baltimore’s largest private employer, the hospital workers’ struggle holds tremendous implications for the future of the Baltimore economy—and countless other struggling postindustrial cities. {…}

By Shawn Gude and Rachel M. Cohen
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