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What to make of the elections – and what we should do next

Progressives must engage in education, agitation, and organization around social and economic justice issues while fighting the politics of fear. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | November 5, 2014 I am looking at exit poll data and, as … finish reading Harry Targ :
What to make of the elections – and what we should do next

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On democracy: ‘Can we talk?’

The United States’ political system, we are told repeatedly, is the gold standard for the world. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | October 21, 2014 Through her decades of entertaining on stage and screen, [Joan] Rivers developed numerous … finish reading Harry Targ :
On democracy: ‘Can we talk?’

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Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

Twentieth century narratives of international relations are no longer relevant (if they ever were). By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 President Barack Obama spoke to the nation Wednesday night, September 10, about the need to … finish reading Harry Targ :
Obama and the myth that ‘war works’

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Lies and war!

U.S. administrations ever since Truman have justified aggressive foreign policies by lying and distorting the realities behind complex international relationships. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | September 4, 2014 Post-modernists talk about “discourses,” “narratives,” “tropes,” and verbal “deconstructions.” … finish reading Harry Targ :
Lies and war!

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The forms of violence and the meanings
of Ferguson

From police violence to economic despair, to lack of political representation, to cultural rationales for state violence, the basic characteristics of American society are uncovered. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | August 21, 2014 In addressing violence, researchers, … finish reading Harry Targ :
The forms of violence and the meanings
of Ferguson

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The Central American refugees are 21st century descendants of imperialism

The popular narratives about the horrific migration ignore the history of U.S.-inspired violence in the region and the economic devastation caused by neoliberal economic policies. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | July 20, 2014 A military coup in … finish reading Harry Targ :
The Central American refugees are 21st century descendants of imperialism

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The intellectual impacts of historians Joyce and Gabriel Kolko

The ‘Limits of Power’ demonstrated that the United States was committed to expanding its capitalist empire across the globe. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | June 29, 2014 I have been teaching courses on United States foreign policy … finish reading Harry Targ :
The intellectual impacts of historians Joyce and Gabriel Kolko

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Obama’s ‘glass is half-empty’ foreign policy

It is the non-military parts of the Obama speech that peace activists should mobilize around, weak as they are. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | June 8, 2014 President Obama has retrenched U.S. global engagement in a way … finish reading Harry Targ :
Obama’s ‘glass is half-empty’ foreign policy

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Angela Davis featured at National Forum on Police Crimes at University of Chicago

Police repression and ideological mystification are the glues that maintain structural violence. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2014 Stop Police Crimes! End Mass Incarceration! Free All Political Prisoners! (Rally with Angela Davis, Trinity United Church … finish reading Harry Targ :
Angela Davis featured at National Forum on Police Crimes at University of Chicago

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Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

Remembering those who died on the job and continuing the fight for a safer workplace. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 The stench is vomit-making as never before. The fat and plucks, the bladders and … finish reading Harry Targ :
Workers’ Memorial Day: What is needed?

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Do we all need a Moral Monday movement?

The burgeoning Moral Monday ‘fusion movement,’ with roots in North Carolina, has spread throughout the South, and states like Indiana may be next in line. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 9, 2014 The emergence of Moral … finish reading Harry Targ :
Do we all need a Moral Monday movement?

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Raise the minimum wage now

Working people are on the move and grassroots groups are demanding a fair minimum wage. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | April 1, 2014 The experience of increasing poverty, economic marginalization, and the rise of political reaction against … finish reading Harry Targ :
Raise the minimum wage now

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