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Wreckage in Gaza left behind by Israeli airstrikes

Israel's terrorist rampage

The already bloody Israeli onslaught against Gaza is intensifying, causing hundreds of deaths and driving tens of thousands from their homes.

A flood of Palestine solidarity

The scenes of devastation from Gaza are moving more people to speak out--from street protests to statements of solidarity and conscience.

Israel's crumbling media war

Glimpses of the real plight of Palestinians are finally making their way into the mainstream media, even in the U.S.

The violence of the oppressors

Israel's oppression of Palestinians--and the resistance against it--has many echoes with the situation facing African Americans.

Lives stolen as they played

The four Bakr children were killed in an Israeli strike on one of the precious few places in Gaza a child can roam freely.

How Baldwin saw Palestine

Twenty years before September 11, author James Baldwin ripped apart the apologies for U.S. imperialism and Israel's wars.

Standing up to the NYPD

In May 2013, two leaders of the fight against police violence in New York City talked with SW about the challenges of the struggle.

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Murdered by the NYPD

New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.

The toll of Fortress America

The demand for "strong borders," coming from Republicans and Democrats alike, means more suffering--not just for immigrants, but all workers.

Talking about abortion

Let's act like having an abortion is a perfectly acceptable option to consider. Let's act like women do have a choice.

Casualties in a civil war

Both the U.S. and Russia are guilty of fueling the violence in Ukraine that set the stage for the downing of a passenger plane.

Roots of a rank-and-file revolt

Members of the IAM rejected a contract recommended by union leaders, leading to a 1966 strike

Half a century ago, labor activist Stan Weir identified the sources of militancy and radicalism among rank-and-file unionists.

Sixty years and still segregated

Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, racial inequities still need to be addressed directly.

What's behind the tough talk?

The American Federation of Teachers convention was full of militant rhetoric to cover union leaders' continued concessions.

How we got safer staffing

Emergency room nurses and staff won improved staffing levels when they stood together and refused overtime.

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The politics of the ISO

Where We Stand: The Politics of the ISO

In this extended series of articles on the politics of international socialism, Paul D'Amato, author of The Meaning of Marxism, looks in detail at the ISO's "Where We Stand" statement.

Find out about the activities of the International Socialist Organization
Marx Matters: A collection of SW articles on the Marxist tradition
International Socialist Review |

Sharon Smith writes in the latest issue of the International Socialist Review on "Women's liberation: The Marxist tradition." For that and more articles on socialist theory and practice, go to the website.

A flood of bigotry

The twisted response in Washington to the surge of detentions of migrant children comes down to this: Deport them or deport them faster.

Racism fuels Israel's war

Israel must relentlessly dehumanize Palestinians in order to justify its horrific actions towards them.

This is avoiding casualties?

Israeli officials say they're making "huge efforts" to avoid civilian deaths, so the death toll must be Hamas' fault.

Made victims twice over

Children locked in cages in an immigration detention center in Texas

Sending youth refugees back to the countries they're fleeing ignores the causes of their migration--in particular, U.S. policies.

Workers swing for the fences

At San Francisco's baseball stadium, concession workers organized by UNITE HERE Local 2 have ratified a new contract.

Gaza, we hear your cry

From Seattle to Philadelphia, Palestinian families, students and solidarity activists took to the streets to condemn Israel's war crimes.

No justice in his court

Supporters of Palestinian community leader Rasmea Odeh are calling for the pro-Israel judge in her case to recuse himself.

Israel doesn't speak for us

As Jews of conscience, we unequivocally condemn Israel's ongoing massacre against the Palestinian people of Gaza.

Renouncing my citizenship

It's a moral abomination to emulate Nazi tactics in the name of the Jewish people and their alleged security.

Climate change distractions?

An author and ecosocialist activist responds to criticisms that the left puts forward "environmental catastrophism."

Texas sets a date for murder

The Campaign to End the Death Penalty has issued a call to action to stop Rodney Reed from being put to death in Texas.

The master of terror

In May 2002, following the barbaric assault on Jenin in the West Bank, Eric Ruder documented Israel's history of terror.

It was a very bad year

The collapse of whole cities in 1177 B.C. isn't remembered today--but it might well become a common reference point.

Defending our clinics in Boston

For some women, the right to an abortion is becoming meaningless because they're prevented from actually gaining access.

Nuestra Opinión

El terror sobre Palestina

Una sostenida ola de violencia por parte de Israel intensifica las tensiones en Cisjordania, Gaza, e Israel mismo.

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