Ugly Stuff: GOP Tax and Budget Plans Will Destroy Finances of Average Americans With Sick Elders or Family Members With Disabilities

Originally published on ALTERNET Tax breaks for the rich, while the GOP targets healthcare safety nets for society’s most vulnerable.

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China: zero tolerance for academic freedom

Emilie Tran, Hong Kong Baptist University Universities will be closely scrutinised, professors will be evaluated and the Party will punish

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Teachers Unions Under Attack From Republicans and Sell-Out Democrats

Originally published on ALTERNET While conservatives take aim at teachers unions via the Supreme Courts, weakening them via “impact litigation”

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Donald Trump’s passion for cruelty

U.S. President’s apparent passion for cruelty speaks to a greater American illness – (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Henry Giroux, McMaster University Donald

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Musine Kokalari: a lost story of defiance in the face of political oppression

Agata Fijalkowski, Lancaster University Musine Kokalari was an Albanian writer and political dissident. She was imprisoned and suffered the humiliation

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