International

  • Charter schools and the future of Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's plan for charter schools shows how his government is dancing to the tune of education policies sung in Washington.

  • We will speak out for Emin Şakir

    Turkish socialist Emin Şakir remains behind bars since his arrest three months ago on false charges that he is promoting terrorism.

  • From the revolution, we learned to be united

    An Egyptian socialist, recently released from prison, talks about the situation today under the el-Sisi regime and what lies ahead.

  • Puerto Rico faces a "trauma doctrine"

    From Wall Street to the federal government, neoliberal vultures are circling over Puerto Rico, which remains in desperate need.

  • Don't let Israel hide Ahed's trial

    Israel's detention and prosecution of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi for standing up for her family must be protested.

  • Fascism, not migrants, is the real danger in Italy

    The shooting of six Africans by a fascist was the result of a troubling rise of xenophobia and sexism ahead of elections next month.

  • The return of great power rivalry

    Two government documents spell it out: The U.S. government is on the warpath against emerging big power rivals China and Russia.

  • Turkey's invasion will make the suffering worse

    Turkish forces are invading a Kurdish region in Syria, escalating tensions across the region--and threatening more misery for the victims on all sides.

  • A chronicle of a blacklisting crook foretold

    The collapse of the UK construction giant Carillion was a long time coming--and has focused attention on its harsh labor practices.

  • Why the left has to stand with Iran's uprising

    The question of whether to support a mass social struggle against the Iranian state should be easy for the left to answer. Unfortunately, it isn't.

  • Tunisia is back in the streets

    A new wave of anti-austerity protests that is rocking Tunisia has its roots in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled a dictator.

  • Don't privatize Puerto Rico's electric power

    Socialists in Puerto Rico respond to Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's announced plans to privatize the island's electric utility.

  • Where is Catalonia headed next?

    Pro-independence parties won the elections ordered by the Spanish state, but is unclear how a new government will be formed.

  • Socialist voices against Turkey's onslaught

    A network of Middle Eastern socialists is calling for solidarity in the face of Turkey's attack on a Kurdish region in Syria.

  • Solidarity against the bully in Davos

    Left-wing organizations and publishers in the U.S. sent messages of solidarity with the protests against Trump's visit to Switzerland.

  • Australia's neocolonial gulag

    The Manus Island concentration camp for refugees is a cruel symbol of the relationship between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

  • Never forget Nagasaki

    I traveled to Japan to apologize, especially to the Hibakusha--the word for survivors of the atomic blasts during the World War II.

  • The crisis before the crisis in Puerto Rico

    When a UN official investigating poverty toured the U.S., a scholar had this to say about the dire conditions in Puerto Rico.

  • Union busting, Russian-style

    The Russian state is attacking a major trade union, claiming that it is a "foreign agent" as a pretext to legal moves to dissolve it.

  • We demand to know how Eduardo García died

    Eduardo's friends and comrades are calling for solidarity to put pressure on Mexican authorities to investigate his assassination.

  • The new resistance in Iran

    An Iranian-American socialist explains the bitter grievances driving the protests shaking Iran's rulers--and what is needed to sustain and expand them.

  • A loud message of opposition to austerity

    Argentina's right-wing government faced massive protests when it attempted to drive through an attack on the pension system.

  • The persecution of a Palestinian family

    Join supporters of Ahed, Nour and Nariman Tamimi in demanding their release from arbitrary detention by the Israeli authorities.

  • Iran's exploding radicalization

    What began as a small protest in northeast Iran against price increases has spread into a rebellion that is rocking the government.

  • Puerto Rico teachers fight to reopen schools

    The president of a Puerto Rico teachers' union explains how educators are protecting schools in the aftermath of the hurricane.