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HOW DID ABORTION RIGHTS COME TO THIS?  — Carol Hanisch charts how the right to an abortion began to erode shortly after the Roe v. Wade decision; Uber vs. the Cabbies: Ben Terrall reports on the threats posed by private car services; Remembering August 1914: Binoy Kampmark on the enduring legacy of World War I; Medical Marijuana: a Personal Odyssey: Doug Valentine goes in search of medicinal pot and a good vaporizer; Nostalgia for Socialism: Lee Ballinger surveys the longing in eastern Europe for the material guarantees of socialism. PLUS: Paul Krassner on his Six Dumbest Decisions; Kristin Kolb on the Cancer Ward; Jeffrey St. Clair on the Making of the First Un-War; Chris Floyd on the Children of Lies and Mike Whitney on why the war on ISIS is really a war on Syria.
Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama’s Pitbull, Rev. Al Sharpton; David Macaray explores the job-killing history of US trade pacts; Ron Jacobs assays the political resumé of that Prophet of False Hope Bernie Sanders; Kim Nicolini surveys the rock documentaries of DA […]

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Patrick Smith places the Ukrainian crisis in historical and political context; Yvette Carnell profiles the strange career of Obama’s Pitbull, Rev. Al Sharpton; David Macaray explores the job-killing history of US trade pacts; Ron Jacobs assays the political resumé of that Prophet of False Hope Bernie Sanders; Kim Nicolini surveys the rock documentaries of DA Pennebaker; JoAnn Wypijewski investigates fatal encounters between police and civilians; Mike Whitney details how Obama made a bad economy worse; Kristin Kolb offers a meditation on water, the Northwest and cancer; Chris Floyd on why some girls are more precious than others; and Jeffrey St. Clair on the Death Penalty and the American Mind.