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October 25, 2016

  • The occupation heard around the world

    Five years ago, Occupy Wall Street erupted onto the political landscape--and gave voice to the class anger brewing beneath the surface of U.S. society.

  • Who's going to be the lesser evil in 1968?

    A classic from socialist Hal Draper argues that the continual questioning of "Who is the lesser evil?" is a disaster for the left.

  • Calling out for prison justice

    Prisoners at the Merced County jail in California ended a hunger strike after officials agreed to consider several demands.

  • Check the age of that refugee kid

    UK officials say that refugee children are welcome, but only after their teeth have been checked to make sure they're really kids.

October 24, 2016

October 21, 2016

  • Sorry not sorry

    This week's column is--of course--a mostly Trump special edition, along with a list of sorry excuses for human beings.

October 20, 2016

  • His horror show hides Clinton's rotten agenda

    Donald Trump proved once again in the final presidential debate that he's the secret weapon...of the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton.

  • A guide to the shallow ups and deeper downs

    Marxist economist Michael Roberts argues that the cause of economic crisis lies at the heart of how the capitalist system operates.

  • Neutrality is not an option

    The Modern Language Association should not hesitate when a living, breathing struggle against colonialism asks for our support.

  • Across the color line

    The author of a newly published book about political thinker W.E.B. Du Bois explains why his legacy remains relevant today.

  • Dario Fo's comic mysteries

    Italian left-wing playwright Dario Fo never stopped challenging authority, mocking the powerful and championing workers.

October 19, 2016

October 18, 2016

  • Chicago teachers prove Rahm has the money

    The prospect of teachers walking the picket line forced Mayor Rahm Emanuel to make concessions on many, though not all, of the union's demands.

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