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FATTENING WALL STREET — Mike Whitney reports on the rapid metamorphosis of new Fed Chair Janet Yallin into a lackey for the bankers, bond traders and brokers. The New Religious Wars Over the Environment: Joyce Nelson charts the looming confrontation between the Catholic Church and fundamentalists over climate change, extinction and GMOs; A People’s History of Mexican Constitutions: Andrew Smolski on the 200 year-long struggle of Mexico’s peasants, indigenous people and workers to secure legal rights and liberties; Spying on Black Writers: Ron Jacobs uncovers the FBI’s 50 year-long obsession with black poets, novelists and essayists; O Elephant! JoAnn Wypijewski on the grim history of circus elephants; PLUS: Jeffrey St. Clair on birds and climate change; Chris Floyd on the US as nuclear bully; Seth Sandronsky on Van Jones’s blind spot; Lee Ballinger on musicians and the State Department; and Kim Nicolini on the films of JC Chandor.
In the new CounterPunch magazine, historian Christopher Dietrich details the extraordinary lengths Henry Kissinger has taken to block public access to his papers; A SHORT HISTORY OF RIGHT-TO-WORK LAWS: labor journalist David Macaray charts the origins of the 60-year campaign to destroy organized labor; FRACKING AND THE GREAT GAME: Steve Horn on the globalization of […]

The Strange Saga of the Kissinger Papers

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In the new CounterPunch magazine, historian Christopher Dietrich details the extraordinary lengths Henry Kissinger has taken to block public access to his papers; A SHORT HISTORY OF RIGHT-TO-WORK LAWS: labor journalist David Macaray charts the origins of the 60-year campaign to destroy organized labor; FRACKING AND THE GREAT GAME: Steve Horn on the globalization of fracking; HOW OBAMA DEFANGED THE EPA: Joshua Frank on the silencing of Lisa Jackson; SPYING ON ACTIVISTS: Adam Federman reveals the concerted international campaign by intelligence agencies and police to infiltrate the radical environmental and animal rights movements. NEW DIGITAL EDITION: THE RISE OF THE POOR: Eric Draitser reports on the new resistance movements against austerity in the Global South; THE NEW FACE OF FASCISM IN GREECE: Yannis Tzaninis reports from Europe on the economic and social forces driving the sudden growth of Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn Party. (Available only to CounterPunch e-subscribers.)