Politics


Coercive Relationships and Forced Labor in America

By Denise Brennan

Individuals working in forced labor are oftentimes in coercive relationships with their captors which can lead to fear of escape.


The Future is Not Ours (and Neither is the Past)

By Tom Engelhardt

Requiem for the American Century: Turning 70, paragraph by paragraph


Talking About Talking About Israel

By Katie Moore

Dialogue is divisive, but it's our best hope too.


Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars

By Michael T. Klare

Global conflicts and energy wars are increasingly fueled by the desire for oil and natural gas—and the funds they generate.


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Fighting Fire With Fire

By Katie Moore

A paradoxical approach to getting money out of politics.


How To Forgive Your Torturer

By Ariel Dorfman

One man's journey of forgiveness and reconciliation.


Don’t Walk Away from War — It’s Not the American Way

By Tom Englehardt

The author of this blog writes that while a commitment to a military-first attitude may be the American way, it has not made the world a safer or freer place.


Choreographed War and Other Aspects of the World’s Greatest Game

By Eduardo Galeano

Considered by many as the world's greatest game, soccer's historical expansion into Latin America highlighted certain realities of sports fanaticism.



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