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Arne Duncan Has Labeled Every School in Washington State a Failure. Cue the Revolt.

The ultimate absurdity of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has been visited upon my home state of Washington.<p>One of the many outlandish …

US Plans Nuclear-Capable Missile Test on Day of UN Nuclear Disarmament Meeting

Just hours after the conclusion of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, the United States conducted a test of an unarmed Minuteman III …

High Level

Not Everyone Who Has an Abortion Is a Woman - How to Frame the Abortion Rights Issue

(Photo: Jenn Farr / Flickr)<i>The "War on Women" isn't just a war on women. Trans men and gender-non-conforming people are losing their rights too, and</i> …

Feminism

Chomsky: America's Imperial Power Is Showing Real Signs of Decline

On July 9, the Organization of American States held a special session to discuss the shocking behavior of the European states that had refused to …

World Leaders

Prisons, State Budgets and the New National Freedom Agenda

(Image: Prison keys via Shutterstock)Three days into a 10-day, 113-mile march across Pennsylvania, Fatimah Islam-Hernandez had a realization: "I have …

Crime

Act Before the Bail-In: Now Is the Moment to Seize Public Banking

If you knew someone with a gambling problem, you probably would not give them your money to hold. If you knew that they had placed bets that were 30 …

Finance

''Pure'' Capitalism Is Pure Fantasy

As the global economic meltdown drags most of us through its sixth year, one kind of explanation is heard often and from several sides, including the …

Economics

Speed, Power and the Physics of Finance Capitalism

(Image: Business time via Shutterstock)"Time is money"…"speed is power": We have moved from the stage of the acceleration of History to that of the …

Economics

Fighting for Our Classrooms, and for the Human Beings Inside Them

(Image: Erasing desk via Shutterstock)It seems as if the same battle is being fought in every aspect of American society. On one side are the forces …

Middle-class

Atheists Can Be Just As Obnoxious As Christians

Just because you’re in the right doesn’t mean you have to be a jerk about it. Today’s case in point: the battle going on right now in Florida’s …

Religion

Loss of US Dominance in Global Electronics and Semiconductor Industry: Causes, Solutions and Economic Growth

The Great Recession that started in 2007 has forced many observers to write an obituary for hi-tech electronics products and transistor technology …

Economics

Financial Totalitarianism: The Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Rule of Speculative Capital

(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)At the end of May, it was revealed that a new bill for the regulation of the banking and financial sector was, for …

Income Inequality

How Google and Silicon Valley Screw Their Non-Elite Workers

Silicon Valley sparks the imagination. Its wealth of tech jobs, flashy startups and new media goliaths seems to point toward a better future, beyond …

Silicon Valley

Noam Chomsky: Ronald Reagan's Secret, Genocidal Wars

On Mother’s Day, May 12, The Boston Globe featured a photo of a young woman with her toddler son sleeping in her arms.<p>The woman, of Mayan Indian …