Politics


Feminism Has Just Started (and It’s Not Stopping Now)

By Rebecca Solnit

Feminism and women's rights are like Pandora's Box, in that even if they are closed off by law or mandate, the ideas will be forever free.


Resisting the Vietnam War Draft

By Bruce Dancis

Bruce Dancis reminisces on his history and highlights of resisting the Vietnam War draft as a student at Cornell University.


Glenn Greenwald: How I Met Edward Snowden

by Glenn Greenwald

A shortened and adapted version of Chapter 1 of Glenn Greenwald’s new book, "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Security State."


The Three Faces of Drone Warfare

By Pratap Chatterjee

The advent of drone warfare has brought into sharp focus the detachment between soldier and target.


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American Imperialism: An Origin Story

By Camilla Fojas

The roots of American imperialism can be traced back to the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, when the United States suddenly gained territorial holdings overseas.


How the U.S. Created the Afghan War—and Then Lost It

By Anand Gopal

The Haqqani Network became the United State's greatest obstacle during the Afghan War.


As a Woman and Political Prisoner of Iran

By Shahrnush Parsipur

In the 1980's, Iran's fundamentalist government took many political prisoners from those who supported the old monarchy, or advocated greater freedoms. The author is one woman who was imprisoned for her beliefs.


How Revolution Became an Adjective

by Lewis Lapham

Political revolt and the accumulation of more.



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