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April 13, 2015

  • No to intervention in Yemen

    Six socialist organizations from around the Middle East join together to call for an end to war and intervention in Yemen.

  • The Labour Party: What is it good for?

    The future of Britain's Labour Party is murkier than ever, even as it is poised to make gains in general elections in May.

April 9, 2015

  • The U.S. presses its advantage with Venezuela

    Several factors have created an opening for U.S. imperialism to try to re-establish its position in Latin America--and Venezuela is in the crosshairs.

  • The pressure to stay strong

    A leader of the left inside SYRIZA explains the latest developments in Greece as a showdown with Europe looms.

  • Slavery and the roots of racism

    The American Civil War ended 150 years ago, and with it, the system of slavery that built the U.S.--and world capitalism.

  • Strange convergence

    Billie Holiday and Ethel Rosenberg would both have been 100 years old this year, and their lives were intertwined in so many ways.

  • A win against Common Core

    At the school where teachers boycotted a state test, parents are now taking the initiative and leading a massive opt-out campaign.

  • Facing our monsters

    The horror film It Follows confronts the effects of sexual violence, subverting slasher movie conventions along the way.

April 8, 2015

  • Are the war makers offering a real peace?

    In all the ink spilled about the U.S. nuclear deal with Iran, no one questioned the U.S. government's right to dictate to its main regional rival.

  • Renewed defiance in Quebec

    Last week's student strike and mass march in Quebec were the latest signs that a Maple Spring or Autumn may bloom again.

  • Why do they want more cops?

    Just months after cheerleading Black Lives Matter protests, liberals on the New York City Council want to hire more police.

  • Seattle's fight for 15 carries on

    Seattle minimum-wage workers got a raise on April 1, but the struggle continues to make sure employers deliver.

  • Images of Selma

    The photography exhibit Selma March 1965 provides glimpses from both sides of the struggle against segregation in Alabama.

April 7, 2015

  • Electing Mayor Austerity

    The bitterly contested election for control of Chicago's City Hall has highlighted the role of the Democrats as the party of budget cuts and layoffs.

  • The government, the party and the people

    A leading voice of the left inside SYRIZA emphasizes the centrality of party members to maintaining the radical left's project.

  • The youth challenge to war

    An international meeting of youth delegates 100 years ago adopted a ringing manifesto against the First World War.

  • Loyola students vote for divestment

    The student government at Loyola University voted--for the third time--to divest from companies that aid Israeli apartheid.

  • A modest win against youth incarceration

    Seattle activists pressured the city to reduce the size of a proposed new juvenile jail--but they aren't satisfied yet.

April 6, 2015

  • They can afford $15

    Low-wage workers will come together on April 15 for a national day of action for $15 and a union--demands their movement has put in the spotlight.

  • Give Mumia the medical care he needs

    A leading figure in the struggle for Mumia Abu-Jamal says Pennsylvania is trying to carry out an execution by medical neglect.

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