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29 POSTS 0 COMMENTSJohn Feffer is the director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. His dystopian novel, Splinterlands, a Dispatch Books original (with Haymarket Books), will appear this fall. He is a TomDispatch regular.
The momentum to bring back respect for science has started.
A democratic country – or community – ought to be self-governing in a way that allows every member a fair part in effective political discussion.
Venezuela, a country with only $10 billion left in reserves to run on, is in trouble.
How many Americans died to prevent a fascist take-over here and to end the Vichy in France itself.
A bias against the poor is hardwired into the adversarial, pay-for-services legal system itself, and classism manifests itself in countless individual laws and legal practices.
Newspaper owned by fracking billionaire leaks memo calling pipeline opponents potential “terrorists”
“We will not be deterred. We will continue to move forward to raise awareness to what is happening in Oklahoma."
Neither Passantino nor the White House has responded to the legislators’ letter.
The first 100 days is an artificial landmark for presidents. But it does offer an opportunity to pause and assess their accomplishments.