Friday, April 21, 2017

SW Weekend Edition | Trump's War of Terror...and the Week's Top Articles

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Weekend Focus: TRUMP AND U.S. IMPERIALISM

Will Trump start a new Korean War?

David Whitehouse | Trump is dialing up the rhetoric about getting tough with North Korea, which will keep the region on a hair trigger for some time to come.

Separating fact from fake news in the Trump era

Danny Katch | Trump has taken the U.S. government practice of lying to a new level, but the left can't start creating its own "alternative facts" to oppose him.

Weekend Focus: NO RAIDS, NO WALLS!

We'll stand together on May Day

Interview with Christine Neumann-Ortiz | The executive director of Voces de la Frontera explains why taking on Trump's anti-immigrant agenda will require solidarity with labor and other forces.

ICE grabs another victim in Maine

Adam Marletta | A 28-year-old Somali immigrant and U.S. permanent resident was arrested by ICE agents in the middle of a court hearing.

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Weekend Focus: MARCHING FOR THE PLANET

Making science serve the people

Eugene Dardenne | The experiences of an organization that took on racist and reactionary pseudoscience 40 years ago hold lessons for us today.

Why capitalism clings to fossil fuels

James Plested | A transition to renewable energy even makes sense for capitalism, but this is a system where sense doesn't count for much.

Weekend Focus: EUROPEAN STRUGGLES

Where will France end up after the election?

Interview with Sebastian Budgen | The main parties have been eclipsed in this election by the surge of a far-right candidate and an unexpected challenge from the left.

The roots of an attack in Stockholm

Jeff Skinner | A recent attack in Sweden says less about terrorism and more about a society in which immigrants are mistreated and alienated.

MORE TOP ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

Sessions' green light to police violence

Brian Bean | The order by Trump's attorney general to review all federal oversight of local police departments is a chilling endorsement of police impunity.

The future of our university is at stake

Interview with Gabriel Casal Nazario | Students at the University of Puerto Rico are on strike against ruthless austerity and a debt crisis the island's residents didn't cause.

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