An Education in Solidarity: Co-ops Make Gains at Concordia University in Montreal

April 25, 2017 James Anderson

“I liken cooperatives – newer cooperatives – to being like … trying to construct a plane while it’s flying,” explains Andrew Alford, who is involved in one of three solidarity co-ops based at Montreal's Concordia University in Montreal. A look toward a cooperative cafe, bookstore, and bar at Concordia shows how an alternative model of business and work is possible.

Radhya Almutawakel

Human Rights in the Yemeni Civil War: An Interview with Radhya Almutawakel

April 17, 2017 Lydia Noon

The first US drone strike under President Trump took place in the al-Baidha province and killed 15 civilians – ten children and five women. As usual with the drone program, transparency is absent. The new worrying development in these drone operations is the accompanying ground raids which seem random and careless about civilians.

Torture, Rendition, and Indefinite Detention Under Trump

April 17, 2017 Rebecca Gordon

When George W. Bush and Dick Cheney launched their forever wars—under the banner of a “Global War on Terror”—they unleashed an unholy trinity of tactics. Torture, rendition and indefinite detention became the order of the day. After a partial suspension of these policies in the Obama years, they now appear poised for resurrection.

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