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Houston, We Have a Labor Dispute

Meagan Day Jacobin
It has long been rumored that a strike in outer space occurred in 1973. Astronauts say that isn’t quite true, but the real story is still a testament to the potential of strikes — or even just the threat of strikes — to shift the balance of power.

10 Things We Get Wrong About Reparations

Kirsten Mullen, William Darity, Jr. Ph.D. Rolling Stone
The federal government alone is capable of paying the bill. And, as the entity that created and maintains the black-white wealth gap, it should pay the debt.

What’s Behind Ireland’s Support for Palestine?

Ruairi Casey Al Jazeera
Dublin may lie 4,000km (2,485 miles) from Jerusalem on the map, but in the Irish political imagination, Palestine feels much closer, with both perceived as sharing a history of struggle against colonialism and oppression.