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April 14, 2014

  • We need a tipping point toward climate justice talked to leading figures in the environmental justice movement to ask the question: Can we stop the tipping point?

  • UPS backs down over firings

    Teamsters in New York City won a victory when UPS rescinded pink slips issued to 250 drivers for walking off the job.

  • Chicago police justify another killing

    Friends and neighbors of Raason "Lil B" Shaw say there are many reasons to doubt the Chicago cops' story about his death.

  • A boycott of conscience

    Teachers at New York City's Earth School have declared that they will not administer the state's Common Core tests.

  • Custodians crank up the heat

    More than 200 University of Washington custodians and their supporters rallied to demand fair treatment on the job.

  • Human rights and the art world

    The Biennale of Sydney severed ties with corporate sponsor Transfield after artists drew attention to its human rights abuses.

April 11, 2014

  • Theses on national questions

    In 1920, Lenin took up the question of how socialists approach the demands of colonies and oppressed nations for equality.

April 10, 2014

April 9, 2014

  • A government of, by and for the rich people

    Now we know when the Supreme Court really cares about "free speech"--when it needs an excuse to help millionaires buy more political influence.

  • The not-so-natural causes of a natural disaster

    Two weeks after the deadly mudslide in Ora, Wash., it's become clear how unnatural--and preventable--this disaster was.

  • The new child labor

    Maybe we don't let kids to work in factories, but they have been condemned to hard labor by high-stakes testing.

  • Soldiers' untold stories

    With They Were Soldiers, Ann Jones reveals the toll that war takes on the men and women who fight U.S. wars.

  • Tell UC to drop the charges

    Students at UC Santa Cruz arrested during a two-day strike by graduate student workers are appealing for support.

April 8, 2014

  • Their lives weren’t worth 57 cents to GM

    General Motors knew about a faulty part in some of its cars--but chose to gamble with the lives of its customers, rather than risk the bottom line.

  • The UPS empire strikes back

    UPS has sent a message that it intends to make an example out of New York City workers who walked off the job.

  • Our message: Not one more

    As part of a national day of action against deportations, hundreds of activists rallied outside of the Northwest Detention Center.

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