Amnesty lamented that governments have turned to “repression and unnecessary and excessive use of force” against struggling demonstrators instead of addressing their core concerns, such as high food prices and paltry wages.
Everybody In, Nobody Out
Liz Theoharis imagines building a pro-democracy movement attuned to the needs and dreams of everyday people.
The Perils of Pious Neoliberalism
Amid extreme wealth inequality, Vijay Prashad considers the appeal of reactionary new religious traditions that measure salvation in the present balance of your bank account.
Chris Hedges: The Good Priest
Father Michael Doyle, who died earlier this month at his parish house in Camden, New Jersey, infused his Christianity with his goodness. That goodness showed us what it means to live a life of faith.
The Poverty of US Politics
Given the breadth and depth of deprivation in the richest country in the world, it should be surprising how little attention has been paid to the priorities of poor and low-income voters in the 2022 election season, writes Liz Theoharis.
The Rise of Christian Nationalism
Abortion became just one potent weapon in the arsenal of a movement, years in the making, that is ready to flex its power in ever larger and more audacious ways, writes Liz Theoharis.
Al-Qaeda Chief Killing Does Not ‘Make Us Safer’
Whatever people in the U.S. might think about the killing of al Zawahiri in the middle of the Afghan capital 7,000 miles away, safety and security are hardly likely to top the list, writes Phyllis Bennis.
Land in South Africa & Those Who Work It
The process of colonialism dispossessed African farmers and converted them into either landless workers, unpaid labor tenants or the rural unemployed, writes Vijay Prashad.
A Future Society
Research institutes from around the world have come together to start an international discussion responding to the broad crises of our times, writes Vijay Prashad.
A Bittersweet 2021
There have been immense victories and catastrophic defeats, writes Vijay Prashad.