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  • A Tyrant's Temper Tantrum

    by Ed Simon

    How the History of England's 17th Century Civil War, the American Revolution, and the American Civil War Shows the Shutdown's Potential to Spur Radical Change


  • Alice Walker: In Her Own Words

    by Robert Cohen

    By reading a recent poem she wrote we can make a fuller assessment of the charge that she's anti-Semitic. 


  • Alice Walker's Not Guilty of Antisemitism

    by Robert Cohen

    As a student at Spelman, at risk to herself, she rose to the defense of the Jewish historian Howard Zinn. She remains proud of that defense to this day. 


  • Do We Really Need Billionaires?

    by Lawrence Wittner

    Their vast fortunes were created much like those amassed by the Robber Barons of the late nineteenth century.