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More Than One Greatest Generation?

More Than One Greatest Generation?

It takes nothing from those who served in the so-called “good war” —or who were sacrificed in more recent and more dubious wars—to observe that resisting an unjust war can also make a generation...

Student Demands for Divestment Are Not New

Student Demands for Divestment Are Not New

There is a long history of students organizing for divestment from states and institutions complicit in criminal acts, apartheid, and genocide. Today’s campus protests against Israel are building on...

Why Do My Groceries Cost So Much? Corporate Greed.

Why Do My Groceries Cost So Much? Corporate Greed.

According to a new report by the Federal Trade Commission, the largest grocery retailers used the pandemic as an excuse to raise prices across the board. The same is true for big agribusinesses like...

Action Alert: Say NO to Military Draft Registration

Action Alert: Say NO to Military Draft Registration

Tell the California Senate: Vote NO on SB1081 - Military Draft Registration Sign the Petition A bill currently in California's legislature would automatically register draft-age men (18 - 26) with...

To get a stethoscope into Gaza you needed to buy a TV

To get a stethoscope into Gaza you needed to buy a TV

Today, there is no functional medical infrastructure to speak of in Gaza. The Israeli occupation has targeted hospitals, ambulances, and roads, devastating the healthcare system. By Raya Sharbain...

We Need a “Marshall Plan” for Public Media

We Need a “Marshall Plan” for Public Media

Local news is too important for our democracy to live and die by ad dollars or fundraising. Public funding could help. By Chris Mills Rodrigo Institute for Policy Studies America’s media...

Gazans Are Starving – Don’t Cut Aid Now

Gazans Are Starving – Don’t Cut Aid Now

Thousands of Palestinians — especially babies, children, pregnant women, and the elderly — will die as a result of these cuts. The U.S. must restore UNRWA’s funding. By Phyllis Bennis Institute for...