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The Brutal Reign of the Corporate State

Across the globe, punishing states have emerged from the seamless union of transnational corporate power with state-based machinery of permanent warfare—and have produced devastating social and environmental consequences. As Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco astutely observe in Days of Destruction, … Continue reading




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Studies Suggest Economic Inequity Is Built Into, and Worsened by, School Systems Paul Thomas, professor and prolific writer on educational issues (see his blog Radical Scholarship), traces trends in educational reforms in the United States, from charter schools to Teach … Continue reading




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Quebec Students Ignite the Popular Imagination Stefan Christoff chronicles the progress of student protests in Montréal, Québec as the movement grows. Students on strike initiated the demonstration to protest the rapidly increasing cost of tuition, but the movement now incorporates diverse … Continue reading




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The “Suicidal State” and the War on Youth Henry Giroux explores Paul Virilio’s notion of a “suicidal state”—defined as a government which “works to destroy its own defenses against anti-democratic forces”—and how the United States is moving ever closer to self-annihilation … Continue reading




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Ontario University Students Speak in Support of Striking Quebec Students

We, the students of the Cultural Studies and Critical Theory (CSCT) graduate program at McMaster University, stand in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of Quebec students currently on strike against the neoliberal assault on post-secondary education in their province. … Continue reading




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  Angela Davis Calls DREAM Act One of Today’s ‘Most Important’ Fights While Canada threatens to criminalize and viciously worsen the conditions of immigrants, its southern neighbours’ proposed DREAM Act presents a more democratic and compassionate attitude towards their plight. … Continue reading




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End America, Inc.: Support Occupy Wall Street and the 99% Movement

by Beverly Bandler
Something fundamental, something of vital importance has been going on in the United States—we’ve all been aware of it, confused as well as overwhelmed and frustrated by it. The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests are calling us “99 percent” to wake up, face it and act.




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