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MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? — Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx. Louis Proyect delves into this mysterious resurgence, giving a vivid assessment of Marx’s relevance in the era of globalized capitalism. THE MEANING OF MANDELA: Longtime civil rights organizer Kevin Alexander Gray gives in intimate portrait of Nelson Mandela and the global struggle of racial justice. FALLOUT OVER FUKUSHIMA: Peter Lee investigates the scandalous exposure of sailors on board the USS Reagan to radioactive fallout from Fukushima. SOUTHERN DISCOMFORT: Kim Nicolini charts the rise of Matthew McConaughey. PLUS: Mike Whitney on the coming crash of the housing market. JoAnn Wypijewski on slavery, torture and revolt. Chris Floyd on the stupidity of US policy in Ukraine. Kristin Kolb on musicians and health care. And Jeffrey St. Clair on life and death on the mean streets of an America in decline
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.)