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Slavery jumpstarts American capitalism / Profiling Palestinian resistance / Walking away from war / Microbrew macroeconomics / PLUS: Fracking the public and Torturing Cheney logic
Islamic State’s modern rise / Post-capitalist progress / PLUS: Finding Ferguson in Brazil, Harvesting opium in Afghanistan, Third World First World problems and the Give/get conundrum.
Political corruption in public life / Private security carves up Detroit / Obama’s Trans-Pacific partners / The future of labor. PLUS: Militarizing Vermont, Deflating Ohio and Game of musical thrones
Behind the Ayotzinapa massacre / The tribal case against Keystone XL
ISIS vs WWI / Escaping America’s prisons / PLUS: Ebola wins a midterm election, Updating the envy docket, and What everyone else did wrong last Tuesday.
Crosschecking the vote purge / Protecting police from accountability / Culture from the outside in / PLUS: Protests in Hungary, Sharia lawless in London and Stealing from the melting pot
Stopping Hillary / Secret wars in public / Indigenous peoples’ history / PLUS: The net is still neutral, Talking Iran talks, Klinghoffer vs Ferguson
Outside White America / Behind abortion / Inside a slaughterhouse / PLUS: Mysterious banker deaths, IMF vs the World, and Degression therapy.
Arundhati Roy on capitalism and India / The future of Hong Kong’s Occupy movement
Blocking academic freedom / Big unelected government / Striking student debt / PLUS: Nordic views of climate change, Fracking the Gulf of Mexico and Playing the good cop!
A report from Donetsk, Ukraine
Philosopher Slavoj Zizek talks for an hour about basically everything from the failures of Western democracy to chocolate cake.