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Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists vs BDS

Liberal Zionists seem more concerned with defeating BDS than defeating the Occupation itself. By characterizing boycotts as too 'alienating,’ liberal Zionists echo Civil Rights era liberals and churches who claimed to oppose racial injustice but had nothing but criticism for MLK's movement.…

Bernie Sanders in Houston Sunday, While Clinton Does a Weak Imitation

Bernie Sanders in Houston Sunday, While Clinton Does a Weak Imitation

On July 13, Hillary Clinton delivered a ‘comprehensive’ speech on the economy…

Trump and the Ayn Rand Fans: Laugh or Cry?

Trump and the Ayn Rand Fans: Laugh or Cry?

We have nothing to learn from other countries or science. Only powerful business leaders have important knowledge. If politicians have foreign-sounding names, consider themselves part of the rest of the world, or if they compare the wisdom of US policies to the wisdom of policies in other countries, then they are anti-American.…

Senate Fails to Pass Fast Track Authority

Senate Fails to Pass Fast Track Authority

This small victory should be used to build momentum against the TPP, and all so-called ‘free-trade’ agreements.…

HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

HOUSTON CITY COUNCILMEMBER C.O. BRADFORD ON GOVERNANCE AND POLICING

Nick Cooper's interview with Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford continues.…

Houston City  Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless Laws

Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless Laws

Nick Cooper interviews Houston City Councilmember C.O. Bradford on Anti-Homeless laws.…

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

Is Dominique Strauss-Kahn channeling Marion Barry, or Silvio Berlusconi?

By Nick Cooper Victims of Mischaracterizations? Take It Easy On Me! Not…

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

KTRU’s Back (somewhat)

By Nick Cooper Today it was announced by the FCC that Rice…

Segregated Epitaphs

Segregated Epitaphs

By Nick Cooper “Why Haven’t Muslims Confronted  Extremism?” Muslims in the U.S.…

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

Giving Out Presents to Kids Visiting Parents in Jail

By Nick Cooper On December 24th, activists, community members, and End Mass…

And the Losers Are…

And the Losers Are…

It would have been nice to hear actual debate on fundamental disagreements on issues, but instead we became the viewing audience at a elaborately produced play paid for and choreographed by PACs and rich people. Every few years, the audience gets to vote, choosing between a party that proudly proclaims empty nationalist rhetoric, and a party that stands weakly and ambivalently for some things that matter.…

Your Douchey Response to People Protesting the Police

Your Douchey Response to People Protesting the Police

Text and Photos By Nick Cooper You hear the voices in the…

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