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July 27, 2015

  • A vision of a shared humanity

    The biggest pleasure in watching the Netflix series Sense8 is seeing the profound connections between very different people.

  • A death at UPS

    Our readers respond to a contribution talking about the death of UPS worker Dave Allyn.

July 24, 2015

  • What caused the Eastland disaster?

    A socialist journalist reveals how the priorities of capitalism were responsible for a deadly nightmare on the Chicago River.

July 23, 2015

  • What did they do to Sandra Bland?

    Family and friends refuse to accept the official story about how Sandra Bland died in a Texas jail--and are pointing the finger at police racism.

  • A treaty to keep the nukes for the empire only

    The U.S. agreement with Iran on its nuclear program isn't a victory for peace and justice, but for the world's main imperial power.

  • What SYRIZA must not become

    A leading voice of SYRIZA's Left Platform spells out the radical challenge to the new Memorandum negotiated by Alexis Tsipras.

  • A Fight for 15 breakthrough in New York

    A state-appointed board in New York has recommended that workers at national fast-food chains get a $15 minimum wage.

  • A Brest Litovsk moment?

    Several writers have compared Alexis Tsipras' surrender in Greece to the Russian Bolsheviks' harsh treaty with Germany.

  • Modern slavery for immigrants

    The decision to cut search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean is an attempt to push migrants back from Europe.

July 22, 2015

  • How a debt crisis is drowning Puerto Rico

    With an "unpayable" debt and a government inflicting harsh austerity, it's no wonder the U.S. colony is known as the "Greece of the Caribbean."

  • Exploiting a tragedy to bash immigrants

    The California political establishment is exploiting a random shooting to try to roll back important protections for immigrants.

  • A wound that will never heal

    The sister of a 37-year-old father of seven killed by police in Washington state talks about her family's struggle for justice.

  • The fight against Golden Dawn isn't over

    Golden Dawn may be marginalized for now, but we have to bring the anti-fascist fight into the struggle against austerity.

  • After the massacre in Suruç

    Leaders of the People's Democratic Party call for justice and solidarity in the aftermath of a massacre in southern Turkey.

  • Burlington says no to del Pozo

    More than 130 people turned out to oppose the appointment of a new police chief who has endorsed racist policies in the past.

July 21, 2015

  • What they call terrorism--and what they don't

    The media didn't need to know anything besides the suspect's religion to declare the shootings in Tennessee to be an act of "domestic terrorism."

  • Victory will come when we get justice

    New York City protesters marked the one-year anniversary of the police murder of Eric Garner with a series of protests.

  • Bubbles, bounces and busts in China

    Sooner or later, all bubbles burst--and the one that sent China's stock market skyrocketing upward was no exception.

  • Motives of the blackmailers

    The primary motivation for the humiliation of the Greek government was political--so Greece would serve as an example.

  • Views in brief

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