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Comment: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
BLACK AMERICA’S ECONOMIC FREEFALL
The economic crisis in Black communities constitutes an outright depression that has gone largely unnoticed because of the government’s racist indifference.
Analysis: Nicole Colson
DEADLY COST OF HEATING CUTOFFS
Three lives lost over a $181 utility bill–that’s the ugly truth in Detroit, where a house fire killed three people on January 5.
Report: Eric Ruder
A VICTORY FOR VIVA PALESTINA
Egyptian police viciously attacked the Viva Palestina convoy, but participants stood their ground and were allowed into Gaza the following day.
Review: Nagesh Rao
ANTI-IMPERIALISM IN 3-D
Many reviewers applauded Avatar’s amazing special effects. But what about its fierce message against imperial occupation and for the right to resist?
Analysis: Jeremy Scahill
BLACKWATER LET OFF THE HOOK
A federal judge dismissed charges against five Blackwater operatives accused of the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad.
Analysis: Carl Finamore
TAKING ON THE SAN FRANCISCO HILTON
Over 1,000 UNITE HERE Local 2 members and 400 supporters staged a rally and civil disobedience action outside San Francisco’s biggest hotel.