Rigoberto Gonzalez

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Stop Thanking the Troops for Me: No, They Don’t Protect Our Freedoms!”

Freedom has become one of those politically charged terms that means whatever people need it to mean. There is no coherent conception of freedom, …

Black Pop Culture As the Tool of Empire

“<i>They tryna lock niggas up</i><p><i>They tryna make new slaves</i><p><i>See that’s that privately owned prison</i><p><i>Get your piece today”</i><p>– Lyric from Kanye West’s 2013 single …

Indiana's Anti-Howard Zinn Witch-hunt

Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, one of the country's most widely read history books, died on January 27, 2010. Shortly after, then-Governor of Indiana Mitch Daniels got on his computer and fired off an email to the state's top education officials: "This terrible …

Chris Hedges | Let's Get This Class War Started

Although his actual wealth has been called into question, Donald Trump has made a handsome living playing a rich person on TV. (Photo: Gage …

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Greenwald on Snowden Leaks: The Worst Is Yet to Come

Although four months have passed since Edward Snowden’s explosive NSA surveillance leaks, the most revealing details have not yet been published, and …