The Canadian philosopher and writer John Ralston Saul says the U.S. government is undergoing a “corporate coup d'état in slow motion” and that the coup, which includes the Trump election, could put the nation on the path to being a failed state.
Spenser Rapone—dismissed by some of his classmates at West Point as the “communist cadet”—courageously confronted the military’s toxic hyper-masculinity, misogyny, racism and role as the enforcer for global capitalism.
Victor Hugo’s epic novel about an ex-convict's fight to find redemption gave my incarcerated students a lens to see their own lives and struggle for dignity in a society as heartless to the poor as 19th-century France.
Hunger, sickness, terror, despair and Israeli military violence routinely afflict and kill the entrapped people of Gaza. The new film “Killing Gaza” explains in heartbreaking detail why Palestinians have been risking their lives during seven weeks of nonviolent protests.
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