International

  • Jobs and the planet: Is it really either/or?

    Organized labor's traditional attitude has been: If the environment gains, then workers must be losing. But it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

  • What's at stake in Scotland?

    Two articles from the rs21 website consider the factors at play in today's referendum on independence for Scotland.

  • A breakthrough moment for Palestine?

    Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

  • Protests, profits and Ebola

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues to run rampant because of the failure of the West to provide needed aid.

  • The UN's dismal failure on climate change

    The People's Climate March this week will confront the latest in a series of UN summits that have accomplished nothing.

  • The Yes side's secret weapon

    English political leaders are alternating between begging and open threats in urging Scotland not to vote for independence.

  • The energy "reform" scam in Mexico

    Mexico's ruling class won an important point on their neoliberal agenda with the Senate's passage of energy privatization.

  • How we confront the fascists

    A counterprotest against neo-fascists in Sweden raises questions about the most effective way to confront the far right.

  • What came before the terror of today?

    If the U.S. government wants to get at the roots of terrorism, it should look no further than its own support for repressive regimes.

  • Free Maryam and Abdulhadi

    Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Maryam Al-Khawaja are on hunger strike to protest their unjust imprisonment in Bahrain.

  • Solidarity with Greek cleaners

    Hundreds of cleaners laid off by Greece's Finance Ministry are asking for support in the struggle to get their jobs back.

  • The toll rises in Ukraine's civil war

    Destruction and death are stalking eastern Ukraine, with worse to come, as fighting has intensified between pro-Russian rebels and government forces.

  • A matter of academic freedom

    A professor in Turkey has been charged with libel for criticizing a local political leader and his municipal policies.

  • Israel promises to continue the slaughter

    Israel is again raining terror from the skies over Gaza, even as it persists in claiming that its "precision" strikes are a "proportionate" response.

  • Why is the U.S. bombing Iraq?

    The new intervention in Iraq is driven by imperialist interests, not the "humanitarian" concerns stated by U.S. leaders.

  • Continuing Syria's struggle for freedom

    Syrian revolutionaries are in need of support as they confront the violence of the regime--and of reactionary jihadist groups.

  • An epidemic aided by poverty

    The rapid and widespread character of the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is directly connected to systemic inequality.

  • Jewish voices for justice

    Recent demonstrations have heard passionate calls for support for BDS from Jewish writers, academics and more.

  • Siding with the cartels against the autodefensas

    Mexico's government is carrying out repression against self-defense groups fighting the Knights Templar narco-cartel.

  • Where is the PSUV headed?

    Venezuela's revolutionary left put forward its criticisms, but the ruling party founded by Hugo Chávez didn't take them up.

  • Not in my name

    I am proud to join Jewish Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors in condemning the massacre of Palestinians.

  • It seemed like the end of everything

    On the anniversary of the atomic bombs dropped on Japan, the story of one survivor recalls the horrors of those mass murders.

  • Never again means for anyone

    Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and their descendants have signed a statement condemning the massacre of Gaza.

  • The courage to refuse

    The numbers are small, but there are Israeli military resisters challenging the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel.

  • The anti-Zionism of fools

    Zionists attempt to silence critics as "anti-Semitic"--but that can't overshadow the need to confront real anti-Semitism.