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“Land conquest and chattel slavery are so interlinked that if you separate them, you end up with a distorted story. That link has to be at the core of a complete revision of U.S. history.” more

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An interview with Thomas Frank more

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"We're always trying to find ways that we can disturb power," says the co-founder of Code Pink. more

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Vandana Shiva is a burst of creative energy and intellectual power. Born in India in 1952, she is one of the Third Worlds most eloquent and passionate voices on the environment, womens rights, and sustainable development. more

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There is a high-stakes drama playing out in India these days, and the novelist Arundhati Roy is one of its most visible actors. more

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Corporate journalism in the United States preaches "objectivity" and scorns those who take the side of the dispossessed and disenfranchised. But the mainstream media in Britain makes a few allowances. John Pilger, the Australian-born, Londo... more

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Seymour "Sy" Hersh is a legendary investigative journalist. The Pulitzer Prize-winner catapulted to fame when as a freelancer he broke the story of the infamous My Lai massacre of Vietnamese civilians by U.S. more

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Bruce Cockburn has won practically every music award that his native country, Canada, has to offer. The recipient of multiple Junos (the Canadian equivalent of the Grammys), he also has been honored with the Order of Canada. In more than th... more

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"The premises are accepted, and within that framework you can have criticism," he told me. He advises citizens to break down the embedded assumptions. Few have been doing that for so long and with such consistency as Chomsky. more

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Edwidge Danticat won the American Book Award for her 1998 novel, The Farming of Bones. Born in Haiti in 1969, she immigrated to Brooklyn in 1981 to join her parents, who had come years earlier. Her father drove a cab, and her mother was a t... more

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Ahmed Rashid is a journalist based in Lahore, Pakistan. He has been covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia for more than twenty years for The Far Eastern Economic Review and The Daily Telegraph. He is the author of Taliban (Yale U... more

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Urbane and sophisticated, Edward W. Said is in many ways the quintessential New Yorker. His love for the city is palpable. more

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Edward Said Interview Urbane and sophisticated, Edward W. Said is in many ways the quintessential New Yorker. His love for the city is palpable. "New York," he says, "plays an important role in the kind of criticism and interpretation wh... more

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