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January 28, 2016

  • Slanderers caught in their own trap

    The indictment of two anti-choice fanatics in Texas is welcome, but the right's attack on Planned Parenthood has already taken a toll.

  • No more Jungle, no more borders

    Refugees in the camp known as "the Jungle" in France are refusing to go quietly as the government attempts to move them.

  • Europe's unelected government

    A leading left-wing economist describes how the European creditors maneuvered Greece into a position of subordination.

  • Trigger warnings and ableism

    Trigger warnings are an important accessibility tool for people with disabilities that are the result of trauma.

  • Una herramienta de dominio

    El Estado moderno es el Estado de la clase dominante, y su principal propósito es asegurar su dominio de clase.

January 27, 2016

  • They poisoned a city and insulted the victims

    Flint's lead-poisoning crisis is finally getting national attention. But will the austerity fanatics and unaccountable bureaucrats be held responsible?

  • He thought his victims wouldn't speak out

    The conviction of an Oklahoma City cop who committed serial rape is exposing routine abuse committed against Black women.

  • What's on the road ahead for BLM in the Bay?

    Protests and actions in the Bay Area during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend have raised important discussions for the struggle.

  • First-string socialist

    The former St. Louis Cardinal lineman and member of the International Socialists will be remembered for what he did off the field.

  • Trans issues take the small screen

    The series Transparent follows a wealthy Jewish family with a father making a transition from male to female identity.

  • Obama deporta refugiados

    La política hacia los refugiados del demócrata en la Casa Blanca habría encontrado oposición si un republicano la hubiera implementado.

January 26, 2016

  • The Clintons' shameful hypocrisy on racism

    Hillary Clinton is trying to downplay Bernie Sanders' surge in the polls by highlighting her support among Blacks--support she doesn't deserve in the least.

  • Detroit teachers want broken schools fixed

    After a series of sick-outs, Detroit teachers have put the shameful condition of the city's schools before the eyes of the world.

  • Working-class history 101

    Struggle, even when defeated, shapes the institutions of U.S. society, argues a new documentary about the U.S working class.

  • The unofficial cult of Mao

    What does the strange story of a demolished giant statue of the former Chinese leader say about the crisis of the current ruling class?

  • A state of impunity for gender violence

    Mexico's officials continue to turn a blind eye to pervasive violence--including murder--directed against women.

  • Views in brief

    What the Oscars are about | He touched many lives | Missing his smile and stories | Bernie can win | Public-sector unions provide a voice

January 25, 2016

  • From revolution to reaction in Egypt

    A leading Egyptian socialist reflects on the causes of the Egyptian Revolution five years ago--and the regime's drive to eradicate its memory today.

  • Police killer indicted in Georgia

    Activists celebrated a grand jury decision to indict an Atlanta-area police officer for killing an unarmed, mentally ill man.

  • A travesty of justice revealed on camera

    The Netflix series Making a Murderer tears the mask off the criminal justice system--for a huge audience across the country.

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