An “Efficient” Assault: US-Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

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The humanitarian catastrophe resulting from Israel’s latest killing spree in Gaza should weigh heavily on the conscience of US citizens, given that Israel remains the largest recipient of US foreign aid, to the tune of 3 billion dollars a year. According to Reuters, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) has now dropped bombs on over 1,000 targets across what has been … Read More

Celebrations of Imperialist War Abound

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Summer is here and the stench of war is all around. Or, as Bob Marley put it, ‘everywhere is war’. Start with the commemorations over a five-week span of Memorial Day, Flag Day and Independence Day, all presented varyingly as celebrations of our war dead, symbols of our greatness, the freedoms we love so dearly and seek to export to … Read More

Oakland’s Anti-Spy Center Campaign Sets Template For US Cities

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MINT PRESS NEWS – Less than a year ago, the city of Oakland, California, took what privacy activists considered to be a major step toward a surveillance state. In July 2013, the Oakland City Council unanimously approved the implementation of the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), a surveillance hub that would combine public and private cameras and sensors from all over California’s eighth-largest … Read More

Dismantling Our Right-Wing World

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(A quick note to US readers: left and right in this piece do not refer to the American liberal-conservative spectrum – both of which are considered neoliberal – but to the broader left-right spectrum as traditionally conceived, ranging from far-left communism/socialism to far-right fascism.) It’s been an eventful few weeks for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN), also known … Read More

The Case for Vegetarianism You’ve Never Heard Before

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When I was in 5th grade, I was obsessed with animals. It was an age where most of my friends were going through the phase of wanting to be either a veterinarian or whale trainer at Sea World (yes, this was before Blackfish). My love for animals may have been innocent and ill-informed early on, but it led me to … Read More

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