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Brandi Morin: The Apache stronghold standing in the way of a massive copper mine

This story originally appeared in Ricochet on May 13, 2024. In the heart of the Arizona high desert lies a battle for the soul of the land. The ancient, sacred grounds of Apache Native territory are under threat from a looming giant — a massive copper mine that promises riches for the locals, and a […]

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Goucher College president threatens sanctions on students participating in pro-Palestine encampment

This story originally appeared in Baltimore Beat on May 14, 2024. It is shared here with permission. This story has been updated. At least nine Goucher College students involved in a pro-Palestine encampment on the campus received emails on May 14 placing them on probation and threatening their suspension if they did not agree to […]

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Unions support student protestors against campus administrators and police

This story originally appeared in Labor Notes on May 14, 2024. It is shared here with permission. As campus protests—and violent police repression—continue to roll across the country, some unions are getting involved. More than 2,700 protesters have been arrested on 64 college campuses since the initial arrests at Columbia University in New York on April 18. […]

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“This is in the spirit of our tradition”: The first Jewish Biden appointee resigns over Gaza

This story originally appeared in In These Times on May 15, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Lily Greenberg Call, one of President Joe Biden’s appointees, resigned from her position within the U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday in protest of how the administration is funding, fueling and enabling the Israeli genocide of Palestinians […]

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South Baltimore residents on the toxic reality of living in a ‘sacrifice zone’

“South Baltimore is a sacrifice zone,” Michael Middleton and Dr. Sacoby Wilson wrote in a guest commentary published in Maryland Matters this February. “The six communities that make up South Baltimore—Cherry Hill, Westport, Mt. Winans, Lakeland, Brooklyn, and Curtis Bay—rank in the top 3% of the state for environmental burden using a Maryland Department of […]

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Nicaragua, 1980s. Revolution | Under the Shadow, Episode 10, Part 1

The 1979 Nicaraguan revolution that overthrew a brutal U.S.-backed dictator ushered in a wave of hope in the Central American country. The new Sandinista government launched literacy and healthcare campaigns, carried out land reform and promised to improving the lives of all. But the United States, under president Ronald Reagan, feared the dominos would fall […]

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Sports gambling’s takeover of the pro sports world is just beginning

Sports gambling’s rapid takeover of the professional sports industry is arguably the most important development of our time in the world of athletics. The introduction of legal betting has created a powerful new source of temptation with corrosive effects on fans, players, owners, and ultimately the games themselves. Sports journalist Danny Funt joins Edge of […]

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Will the Palestinian groups create a new Palestinian political project?

This story originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on May 08, 2024. It is shared here under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 (CC BY-SA) license. In Cairo, representatives from Hamas held indirect negotiations with Israel for a ceasefire. The sticking point for several of the rounds was the order of events. Israel wanted the hostages to be released […]

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The Vote Uncommitted campaign wants to pressure Biden to champion a ceasefire in Gaza

Across the country, Democrats are organizing campaigns to vote uncommitted in the primary elections. Yet the aims of this movement are to do more than simply register dissent against Biden’s support for Israel’s genocide in Gaza. The Uncommitted Campaign will pick up delegates in every state and congressional district where more than 15% of voters […]

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Despite threats from Johns Hopkins University, pro-Palestine demonstrators remain

This story originally appeared in Baltimore Beat on May 09, 2024. It is shared here with permission. Despite threats of disciplinary action, pro-Palestine demonstrators encamped at Johns Hopkins University remained there the following day.  Representatives for the university handed out forms on Wednesday, May 8, asking demonstrators who had been camped out on the area […]