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Last week we announced that there are 27,000 torture survivors in Chile today. 117 of these Chilean survivors of torture during the Augusto Pinochet regime are now on a hunger strike to demand justice, reparation, and compensation. They are currently in their 70’s. These elderly protestors call for international letters of support addressed to the … Continued
Joel M. Moskowitz PhD, Director and Principal Investigator at the Center for Family and Community Health at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Electromagnetic Radiation Safety Visit Your Own Health And Fitness
John Waters is an American film director, screenwriter, author, actor, stand-up comedian, journalist, visual artist, and art collector, who rose to fame in the early 1970s for his transgressive cult films including Hairspray and Pink Flamingos. His most recent book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, just came out in paperback. And Christian Hageseth, the … Continued
Last week, Cuba was officially taken off the U.S.’s state sponsors of terrorism list, paving the way for the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between Washington and Havana. While the move is controversial, what does it actually change? Walter Turner is here to let us know if we can start booking flights to Havana this summer … Continued
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Many of the Italians who migrated to the US in large numbers at the turn of the twentieth century were drawn to anarchism. Jennifer Guglielmo has studied Italian immigrant political culture with an emphasis on working-class women who espoused anarchism, labor militancy, and a radical, transnational feminism.
Sven Beckert, Professor of History at Harvard University and author of Empire of Cotton: A Global History. About the book: The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost … Continued
Glenn Greenwald’s reaction today to the expiration of the government’s authority to sweep up millions of Americans’ phone records, which he first exposed based on leaks by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Brigitte Mars, herbalist, author and teacher discusses alternative approaches to working with addiction. Interviewed by Sarah Holmes.