Hunger For Justice Rally – July 31st

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Join Danny Glover, Mike Farrell and others on Wed July 31st as people around the world stand in solidarity with the California Prisoner Hunger Strikers. Click to learn more

De-mythologizing History! Why We’ll Boycott Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

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Gary Corseri and Janis Schmidt: The Indian is largely invisible to Americans because if they became something more than the Hollywood Indian, Americans would be forced to confront their abiding racism.

Why Poverty Spreads Across America

Camden, New Jersey, street scene.

Sherwood Ross: Pockets of poverty, like the sores of some malignant disease, are spreading across America, as its states and cities go broke and bankrupt.

Stupid Politics From a Smart Administration

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Joseph Palermo: The whole tenor of the next two years is going to feel like George W. Bush never left office. The GOP will have de facto control over the nation’s politics and agenda. If President Obama goes down the Clinton path of triangulating against his progressive base (as seems likely) then he deserves to be a one-term president.

Update: OpedNews Journalist and Six Protesters Charged With Criminal Conspiracy After Arrest At “Army Experience Center”

Photo by Cheryl Biren (in photo Chris Hedges, Celeste Zappala)

After her release, Biren reflected, “How can press be prevented from recording news in the making? It’s shameful. It’s anti-democracy.”

Welcome Home Soldier, Now Shut Up

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There are two kinds of courage in war – physical courage and moral courage. Physical courage is very common on the battlefield. Men and women on both sides risk their lives, place their own bodies in harm’s way. Moral courage, however, is quite rare.

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