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Stories by Gary Younge
Gary Younge is a feature writer and columnist for the Guardian.
How to Fight a Fascist and Win
Posted on: Jun 13, 2016, Source: The Nation
To call Trump a fascist may suggest more ideological coherence than his blather deserves.
Why I Am Glad I Am Leaving America
Posted on: Jul 1, 2015, Source: The Guardian
America's racial frictions seem certain to spark another summer of conflict.
Forget Bipartisanship: Dysfunctional Republicans Can't Even Work With Each Other
Posted on: Feb 19, 2015, Source: The Guardian
They are simply imploding under the weight of their own obstinacy.
Why All the Explanations for the Charlie Hebdo Attack Are Overly Simplistic
Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Our failure to acknowledge messy and complicated reality puts us in greater peril.
5 Reasons People Are So Wrong About 'Black-on-Black Crime'
Posted on: Dec 12, 2014, Source: The Nation
We don't hear much about white-on-white crime or Asian-on-Asian crime.
Meet Carmen Segarra, the Whistleblower of Wall Street
Posted on: Oct 6, 2014, Source: The Guardian
One Federal Reserve employee’s refusal to play along with a rigged financial game has made her a true modern dissident.
Obama Is Burnishing His Legacy as the ‘At Least I Tried’ President
Posted on: Sep 22, 2014, Source: The Guardian
The claims that he is dealing with the mess of his predecessor or being obstructed by unreasonable Republicans now sound weak.
As Washington DC Remains Gridlocked, Cities Are Shifting Toward Progressive Politics
Posted on: Aug 11, 2014, Source: The Guardian
These mayors are pursuing policies Obama has been unable to enact on the national stage.
Who's in Control – Nation States or Global Corporations?
Posted on: Jun 2, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Around the world, calls for national autonomy have grown. Minorities are blamed but the real culprit is neoliberalism.
The Truth About Race In America: It’s Getting Worse, Not Better
Posted on: May 23, 2014, Source: The Nation
Schools are resegregating, it’s getting harder to vote and too many are incarcerated: America is becoming more separate and less equal.
The CIA's Dark Shadow in America
Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: The Guardian
The CIA has concealed unspeakable horrors abroad. Increasingly they are casting darkness at home.
What the Hell is Barack Obama's Presidency For?
Posted on: Feb 24, 2014, Source: The Guardian
His ascent to power had meaning, but now his interventions are too rare and too piecemeal to constitute a narrative.
The State of the Union Confirmed Only that Our Union Is in a State
Posted on: Jan 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian
If this is the 'year of action,' what have they been doing for five years?
The Routine Criminalization of Young Black Men is a Nation's Shame
Posted on: Jan 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Systemic, widespread assumptions associating African-American youths with crime is disgraceful.
How America Is Killing the Poor
Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Lack of access to education, medical care, good wages and healthy food isn't just leaving the worst-off Americans behind. It's killing them.
Do Americans Finally Realize the American Dream Is Dead?
Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: The Guardian
As wages stagnate and costs rise, US workers recognise the guiding ideal of this nation for the delusional myth it is.
If Not Now, When Is the Time to Talk About Gun Control?
Posted on: Dec 15, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free
It is simply not plausible to understand events in Connecticut this Friday without having a conversation about guns in a country where more than 84 people a day are killed with guns
If Red States Seceded, Who'd Pay for Their Massive Government Handouts?
Posted on: Nov 30, 2012, Source: The Nation
The glaring irony at the heart of secession rhetoric.
If They're Going to Target Romney for Outsourcing, Democrats Ought to Stop Enabling It
Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free
The issue here is not that Democrats offer no alternative to capitalism. But they offer no challenge to it in its most rapacious, exploitative incarnation of recent times.
NATO Comes to Chicago, Highlights Violence and Inequality at the Heart of the System
Posted on: May 20, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free
Much like the NATO summit, the system is set up not to spread wealth but to preserve and protect it, not to relieve chaos but to contain and punish it.
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