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Growth of opium trade in Afghanistan direct result of US invasion: Petras

An American political commentator says the resurgence of opium trade in Afghanistan is a “direct result of the US invasion” in 2001.

Ten facts about being homeless in USA

Renee Delisle was one of over 3500 homeless people in Santa Cruz when she found out she was pregnant.

The American oligarchy

There is an unspoken rule in American politics, expressed ever more clearly in each election cycle, that the more important an issue is, the less it can be discussed—much less decided—by the election.

US midterm elections, capitalist system bankruptcy

The upcoming US midterm elections is an appropriate occasion to draw a balance sheet—of the Obama administration’s past six years in office and of the American political system as a whole. Joe Kishore, the National Secretary of the Equality Party based in the United States, has more on this.