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August 26, 2014

  • Ferguson is a test

    It might not be on the new Common Core exams, but the killing of Michael Brown is a test for our nation's schools nonetheless.

  • Putting Larry's killer on trial

    Austin, Texas, Detective Charles Kleinert is finally on trial for the killing of Larry Jackson, committed over a year ago.

  • Seeing through the chairman's new clothes

    Pierre Ryckmans was one of the few authors on the left during the 1960s and '70s to criticize China's Cultural Revolution.

August 25, 2014

August 21, 2014

  • The roots of racism and rebellion in Ferguson

    The racism and inequality woven into Ferguson's history created the conditions for both Mike Brown's murder and the powerful protests against it.

  • A civil liberties emergency

    An ACLU staffer present at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., describes the routine violations of basic rights that he's witnessed.

  • Why is the U.S. bombing Iraq?

    The new intervention in Iraq is driven by imperialist interests, not the "humanitarian" concerns stated by U.S. leaders.

  • Where is labor in Ferguson?

    It is imperative that unions reach out to African Americans as partners in the struggle for economic and social rights.

  • Continuing Syria's struggle for freedom

    Syrian revolutionaries are in need of support as they confront the violence of the regime--and of reactionary jihadist groups.

  • A cosmic joy to watch

    The movie Guardians of the Galaxy is a good-natured, funny and unapologetically escapist summer spectacle.

August 20, 2014

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