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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
Julian Assange’s pal Binoy Kampmark writes on the resilience of Wikileaks; Charles Pierson peers through the fog to get at the truth about civilian deaths from drone attacks in Pakistan; Nick Alexandrov assays the disturbing reversion of Honduras in the wake of the latest fraudulent elections; Lee Hall writes a heart-rending essay on the imperiled bobcats of the […]

The Endurance of Wikileaks

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Julian Assange’s pal Binoy Kampmark writes on the resilience of Wikileaks; Charles Pierson peers through the fog to get at the truth about civilian deaths from drone attacks in Pakistan; Nick Alexandrov assays the disturbing reversion of Honduras in the wake of the latest fraudulent elections; Lee Hall writes a heart-rending essay on the imperiled bobcats of the Mojave, their killers and defenders; Joshua Frank interviews Ward Churchill; Jeffrey St. Clair offers his list of the 10 best records of 2013; Lee Ballinger on coal mining; JoAnn Wypijewski on Bethlehem under the Apartheid Wall; Kristin Kolb on the First Nations battling the Frackers; Mike Whitney on the impending housing collapse; Chris Floyd on the gatekeepers of Edward Snowden’s secrets and Jeffrey St. Clair on the ghastly ties between the CIA and South Africa’s infamous bioweapons program…