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Alabama Is Denying Prisoners Parole to Lease Their Labor to Meatpackers, McDonalds

By Kim Kelly / In These Times Working in the freezer at Southeastern Meats, a meatpacking facility based in Birmingham, Ala., ​“was the worst job I’ve ever had in my entire life,” Lakiera Walker tells In These Times. Her 12-hour shifts were spent inside a refrigerated building as cold as 30 or 40 degrees, and she had to beg or borrow warm clothes from […]

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The War on Protest

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Defunding UNRWA Was Never About Hamas

By Yousef Aljamal / In These Times Ahmad Alhaaj, a 90-year old Palestinian, was displaced from his village of Al-Sawafir Al-Sharqiya at gunpoint by a Zionist militia in 1948. He lived his entire life in a rental house in the hope that he would one day return, but passed away on January 17 in the north of Gaza under Israel’s siege.  Alhaaj was among […]