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March 14, 2018

  • Democracy 1, War Machine 0

    Given a rare say about whether to locally base the Pentagon's notorious F-35 fighter, voters in Burlington, Vermont, said no.

  • What the teachers are teaching us

    Understanding how West Virginia teachers won their strike will help labor activists looking to the challenges ahead for unions.

  • La doctrina del trauma en PR

    Tras los huracanes, la crisis puertorriqueña ha alcanzado niveles catastróficos, pero la crisis no es nueva ni fue provocada por los huracanes.

March 13, 2018

  • Fighting to be free from gun violence

    Student walkouts around the U.S. on March 14 are an opportunity to take on the creeping militarization of U.S. society--starting with our schools.

  • An infrastructure plan to build profits

    Trump's infrastructure plan won't repair our crumbling bridges nearly as effectively as it creates profits for investors.

  • The message of the Free Speech Movement

    A participant in the Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley in 1964 discusses its lessons for today's struggle for free speech.

  • Desperation in Jersey City

    The system is broken, and it was made that way not by teachers, but by the politicians. The "American Dream" is a joke.

  • Introducing...Eugene Debs

    A new documentary pays tribute to one of the most famous socialists and union leaders in U.S. history: Eugene V. Debs.

March 12, 2018

March 9, 2018

  • The heights of solidarity at Blair Mountain

    The West Virginia teachers gave us a lesson in class struggle, but their miner ancestors taught an equally defiant one a century ago.

  • Is Marxism only about exploitation?

    Because struggles against exploitation and oppression shape each other in many ways, one can't be won without waging the other.

March 8, 2018

  • Not equal by any measure

    International Women's Day will be marked by actions and events that set out the state of working women--but also look with hope to new struggles.

  • Will Jersey City teachers be next to strike?

    Teachers' salaries in New Jersey are higher than West Virginia, but educators face the same attacks on their health care and dignity.

  • How we can take anti-racism into LA schools

    A "Making Black Lives Matter in Schools" event in Los Angeles focused on opposition to the district's policy of "random searches."

  • Will the Middle East powder keg ignite?

    Tensions and conflicts are intensifying in the Middle East as the major players, both regional and global, compete for influence.

  • Taking stock of the February crash

    What can Karl Marx and his economic writings tell us about the plunges of a volatile stock market in early February?

March 7, 2018

  • The teachers united couldn't be defeated

    West Virginia teachers celebrated a powerful victory in their nine-day, all-out strike following a struggle that reached into every corner of the state.

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