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Who are those who would sacrifice us on the altar of global capitalism? How did they amass the power to deny us a voice?
The truth is we are stumbling badly in large part because we are just beginning to learn to walk.
Lerner: Few Americans realize that the Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment is one of the most articulate and accessible presentations of why there is scant chance to avoid environmental disaster unless we radically transform our global economic and political order.
Hedges: The sexual conquest of indigenous women, [Edward] Said pointed out, correlates with the conquest of the land itself.
Hedges: If you spend time as I have in Gaza, Iraq, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt and Sudan, as well as the depressing, segregated housing projects known as banlieues that ring French cities such as Paris and Lyon, warehousing impoverished North African immigrants, you begin to understand the brothers Cherif Kouachi and Said Kouachi, who were killed Friday in a gun battle with French police. There is little employment in these pockets of squalor. Racism is overt. Despair is rampant…