Web Exclusive: L’union fait la force
Joegodson didn’t vote on Sunday. He preferred to watch the proceedings. He sees the most inspiring and noble hint of Haiti’s future appear through the confusion, like a single ray of light that pierces dark and menacing clouds.
Web Reviews: States and revolution in Latin America
Like his first book, Dangl’s latest offering provides an opportunity for the subjects of the social changes underway in Latin America to speak for themselves and tell their own story.
Web Exclusive: Cutting the Deficit: Sacrificing Workers to Save the Rich
The most important and popular social and tax programs in the United States are threatened by a self-styled “Bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform”.
Web Exclusive: Turning Upside Down
Spoiler: we announce the winner of the Haitian election in this piece.
Web Exclusive: Revisiting Chomsky
A current context for Chomsky’s 1967 essay ‘The Responsibility of Intellectuals”.
Afghanistan: the myth of the good war
Now in its eighth year, the US and NATO occupation of Afghanistan continues to grind on, its original—if entirely spurious—raison d’etre long since lost in the fog of war. Of all the paper-thin rationales, then, for the continuing occupation of Afghanistan, the notion that ‘we’ are somehow deeply concerned for the welfare of the Afghani people is the most stubbornly, the most patently delusional.
Not Work, Not Crime
In my practice of feminism I view prostitution as a form of violence against women, racialized misogyny, and a form of exploitation that capitalizes on women’s oppression. I come to this opinion as a feminist, south Asian anti-violence worker.
Eco-feminism and farmwomen
Eco-feminists believe that women and nature share certain traits and are innately attuned. Both women and nature cycle through rhythmic patterns of death and renewal. And women, as caretakers of community life, have a greater awareness of the complex community-level interactions of ecology and nature.
Web Exclusive: The Democratic Party Debacle and the Demise of the Left-Center Left
The central question is why the left-center left governing parties are everywhere in crisis and will be for the foreseeable future?
In October 2008, under the theme of Toujours RebELLES-Waves of Resistance, 500 young feminists, aged fourteen to thirty-five, from all regions of Canada and Québec gathered in Montreal. What motivated a group of young Québec feminists to invest incommensurable energy and political courage in this adventure and organize what became the RebELLEs Movement?
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