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Book Review
May 18, 2017
Gowans book cover

Clearing the fog of war around Syria

Jooneed Khan
With his just-released book, Washington's Long War on Syria, Stephen Gowans blows away the twisted layers of disinformation and war propaganda around Syria, and exposes a great 21st-century tragedy.
Blog
Apr 27, 2017
A Day's Work

Mayworks' opening film is helping to build a movement

Maya Bhullar
In 2012, Lawrence Daquan "Day" Davis, a temporary worker, was killed on his first day at work. The film about this case, called A Day's Work, will be screened at Mayworks this year.
Columnists
Apr 27, 2017
Photo: Liz Lemon/flickr

What is the antidote to Trumpism?

How do we create a new politics that builds the basis of a citizen-based democracy to replace our hollowed-out institutions? To do so we first need to understand the roots of Trump's popularity.
Columnists
Apr 11, 2017
Photo: IS1 Kenneth Moll, USS Cape St. George via Matt Morgan/flickr

It's bombs away for the U.S., again

As a rule, not long after taking office, U.S. presidents authorize overseas bombing. Donald Trump has just attacked Syria and his "global leadership" has met with approval from NATO states.

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