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Asian American Activism Stirring: Against The Current vol. 91
For a brief but wonderful moment in 2000, the Ralph Nader/Winona LaDuke Presidential campaign drew widespread public attention to its central theme of restoring democracy by challenging corporate powe...
Fighting for Union Autonomy: Mexican Miners On Strike: Against The Current vol. 122
La Botz, Dan
On April 20 eight hundred state and federal police launched an assault on 500 striking workers who had been occupying a steel mill in LÃ¡zaro CÃ¡rdenas. Two were killed, five seriously injured and 40...
Here's how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill
Gibson, Robert; Channing, Taylor
Documenting the corruption of the U.S. political system.
Thieving Sons of Bushes: Against The Current vol. 91
“Never Trust a Son of Bush” was one of many signs at George W. Bush's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. on January 20. Some 25,000 marched in Washington and 15,000 rallied in San Francisco...
The Times of Harvey Milk
A look at the career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.
Trump the Gardener
In an interview defending his Presidential candidate, Silicon Valley billionaire and undisguised self-interested Randian fanboy Peter Thiel assured the public that when Donald Trump asserted that he w...
Where Is Indonesia Going?: Against The Current vol. 87
For both admirers and critics of Indonesian President Abdurrahman Wahid, the picture is disturbing: At the presidential palace in Jakarta there are signs of a new “royal court” in the making. Official...
"Yes, We're Corrupt": A List of Politicians Admitting That Money Controls Politics
Schwarz gives a list of examples where politicians acknowledge that money has an impact on what they do.
Perhaps the most striking thing about most politicians is that they seem completely incapable of giving a straight answer to anything, of talking in ordinary language, of communicating. Language for t...