Rallying to the defense of Planned Parenthood

The new big lie against Planned Parenthood

The smear campaign against Planned Parenthood proves that there is no low the right won't stoop to in its quest to deny reproductive health care.

The hunt for a decent job

Here in New Orleans, there are carpenters building homes for wages that are less than what many workers make at Walmart.

Our new tasks in the struggle

A Greek socialist and leader of SYRIZA's Left Platform speaks to a 2,500-strong rally as the fight against austerity continues.

Rikers killed Kalief Browder

The brother of Kalief Browder, who took his own life after his unjust imprisonment at Rikers Island, talks about the ordeal.

Deported trying to go home

A Palestinian American recounts the abuse he endured from Israeli security while attempting to visit his homeland.

Next steps against evictions

Tenant rights' activists are fighting housing changes that are making San Francisco too expensive for working people.

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Black lives and the Democrats

Even if the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination say the right thing, the party's history on issues of race speaks louder than words.

What did they do to Sandra?

Family and friends refuse to accept the official story about how Sandra Bland died in a Texas jail--and are pointing the finger at police racism.

A wound that will never heal

The sister of a 37-year-old father of seven killed by police in Washington state talks about her family's struggle for justice.

We'll win when we get justice

New York City protesters marked the one-year anniversary of the police murder of Eric Garner with a series of protests.

Keeping the nukes on one side

Secretary of State John Kerry stands alongside Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (State Department)

The U.S. agreement with Iran on its nuclear program isn't a victory for peace and justice, but for the world's main imperial power.

What they call terrorism

The media didn't need to know anything besides the suspect's religion to declare the shootings in Tennessee to be an act of "domestic terrorism."

Union-buster for president

Two Wisconsinites explain what the rest of us need to know about Gov. Scott Walker and his campaign to become the Republican presidential nominee.

Bleeding California dry

California's drought crisis is only getting worse--but some of the state's residents are being affected far worse than others.

Resisting a manufactured crisis

Hundreds gathered for a Chicago Board of Education meeting to protest the endless budget cuts hitting the city's public schools.

Exploiting a tragedy in S.F.

The California political establishment is exploiting a random shooting to try to roll back important protections for immigrants.

A Fight for 15 breakthrough

A state-appointed board in New York has recommended that workers at national fast-food chains get a $15 minimum wage.

Burlington says no to del Pozo

More than 130 people turned out to oppose the appointment of a new police chief who has endorsed racist policies in the past.

The Eastland disaster of 1915

A socialist journalist reveals how the priorities of capitalism were responsible for a deadly nightmare on the Chicago River.

Who was Atticus Finch really?

The intense debate about Harper Lee's second novel says something about the impact of her first--and its political limitations.

Serena is "The Greatest"

Serena Williams is a compelling heir to the legacy of Muhammad Ali--in terms of athletic prowess and the courage to speak out.

A vision of a shared humanity

The biggest pleasure in watching the Netflix series Sense8 is seeing the profound connections between very different people.

Blackmail is not an agreement

Speaker of Greece's parliament Zoe Konstantopoulou

The speaker of Greece's parliament and leading voice of the radical left speaks out on a second vote on Memorandum policies.

From resignation to resistance

A journalist for Red Flag reports from Greece as the radical left takes stock and organizes opposition to Alexis Tsipras' new Memorandum.

What SYRIZA cannot become

A leading voice of SYRIZA's Left Platform spells out the radical challenge to the new Memorandum negotiated by Alexis Tsipras.

A Brest Litovsk moment?

Several writers have compared Alexis Tsipras' surrender in Greece to the Russian Bolsheviks' harsh treaty with Germany.

The anti-fascist fight isn't over

Golden Dawn may be marginalized for now, but we have to bring the anti-fascist fight into the struggle against austerity.

Motives of the blackmailers

The primary motivation for the humiliation of the Greek government was political--so Greece would serve as an example.

Debt is drowning Puerto Rico

With an "unpayable" debt and a government inflicting harsh austerity, it's no wonder the U.S. colony is known as the "Greece of the Caribbean."

Bubbles, bounces and busts

Sooner or later, all bubbles burst--and the one that sent China's stock market skyrocketing upward was no exception.

Modi attacks justice advocates

An Indian socialist organization calls for a united front against government attacks on activists opposing communal violence.

What "we" knew about Hitler

There's something more troubling than the 7-year-old future Queen of England giving the Nazi salute in honor of Hitler.

Whipping up nationalist fervor

Terrorist attacks have given the Egyptian regime of Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi the excuse for further measures against dissent.

Modern slavery for immigrants

Victims of a capsized migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea

The decision to cut search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean is an attempt to push migrants back from Europe.

After the massacre in Suruç

Leaders of the People's Democratic Party call for justice and solidarity in the aftermath of a massacre in southern Turkey.

In defense of gay marriage

Revolutionaries can use battles for reforms like marriage equality to win people to more radical goals--but not from the sidelines.

SYRIZA's lessons for the U.S.

Marxist principles and theory must be used to develop a concrete strategy that leads out of the decades-long political impasse.

A death at UPS

Our readers respond to a contribution talking about the death of UPS worker Dave Allyn.

Views in brief

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Incitan odio usando tragedia

La clase política de California está explotando un tiroteo fortuito para eliminar importantes protecciones para los inmigrantes.

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