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October 27, 2014

  • Whose "last days" in Vietnam?

    The documentary Last Days in Vietnam reinforces the lie that the U.S. government's war in Vietnam was "humanitarian."

  • Ébola, racismo y pobreza

    Solidaridad es lo que se necesita para enfrentar la amenaza del ébola, no acusar a sus víctimas, ni la histeria racista que inunda Washington.

October 23, 2014

  • The fearleaders for war

    The rise of ISIS has been the excuse for politicians and the media to spew Islamphobia--as part of a campaign to win support for more war.

  • The poll tax is back in Texas

    The Supreme Court gave a green light to a Texas law that could prevent hundreds of thousands of Blacks and Latinos from voting.

  • Youth and the revolutionary process

    Two members of Marea Socialista Youth in Venezuela talk about the role of youth in the struggles that are shaping the future.

  • Let Dutee run!

    By speaking out against pressure to conform to arbitrary gender distinctions, runner Dutee Chand is an inspiration.

  • What made the "tightest ship"?

    "The tightest ship in the shipping business" was created by systematically breaking the power of the Teamsters union.

October 22, 2014

  • Blaming everything but the real causes

    Solidarity, not scapegoating--that's what is needed to confront the threat of Ebola and to counter the racist victim-blaming going on in Washington.

  • The challenges ahead in Venezuela

    A Venezuelan socialist talks about the state of the revolutionary process and the conflicts that will shape the country’s future.

  • Students keep up the fight in Mexico

    October 22 will be a day of action for the student protesters who were murdered and abducted by police in southern Mexico.

  • Taking our union back in Seattle

    SEIU members in Seattle are organizing for free and fair elections to change the Local 6 leadership and revitalize their union.

  • Why did Britain recognize Palestine?

    The British Parliament's vote to recognize Palestinian statehood is symbolic, but offers an opening for the liberation movement.

  • Which reforms do we win?

    If its interests are more threatened by refusing a reform than granting it, the ruling class will grant the reform.

October 21, 2014

  • This won't be another playground for the rich

    A viral video of a soccer field confrontation has revealed the growing resentment and resistance to gentrification in San Francisco.

  • A gag rule aimed at Mumia

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to push through an outrageous attack on the free speech rights of prisoners and their supporters.

  • A left-wing alternative for Oakland mayor

    Only one candidate has stood out from the grey blur of Democrats running for mayor of Oakland: civil rights attorney Dan Siegel.

  • Solidarité avec Gaza

    A socialist in France is among those facing charges for defying the government's ban on pro-Palestine protests this summer.

  • A new speed record for broken promises

    Days after vowing to hand over new powers to Scotland, British political leaders were debating which powers to take away.

  • An insult for Halloween

    Each fall, we see thousands if not millions of new "Indian" faces--in the racist costumes being sold for Halloween.

October 20, 2014

  • The progressive face of a regressing party

    Elizabeth Warren's speeches may sound good, but her main role is to put a populist façade on a party that stands for preserving corporate power.

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