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November 16, 2017

  • Harvard's greed is showing

    Struggles to protect workers' and students' rights like the one at Harvard set an example of the kind of solidarity that's necessary.

November 15, 2017

  • When reaction grows out of the barrel of a gun

    The NRA is a reactionary menace that the left needs to struggle against--but that doesn't mean we embrace the political framework of gun control.

  • The problems with Spacey's "apology"

    When Kevin Spacey linked the allegations of sexual abuse against him to being gay, he tapped into dangerous stereotypes.

  • Lebanon on a knife's edge

    The surprise resignation of Lebanon's prime minister while on a trip to Saudi Arabia is ratcheting up tensions in the Middle East.

  • A people's book fair

    For the fourth year, activists are planning to make the Howard Zinn Book Fair an event where the left can educate and organize.

November 14, 2017

November 13, 2017

  • Rolling out the red carpet for U.S. empire?

    The unexpectedly calm behavior of Donald Trump during his Asia tour obscures increasing militarization that has been underway for years.

  • Not a riot but a revolution

    Eyewitnesses to the Russian Revolution vividly a unique historical event--when working people took power in Russia.

  • A crackdown looms at a migrant prison camp

    Refugees at an Australian detention camp located in Papua New Guinea are standing up to brutal and inhuman repression.

  • This has nothing to do with justice

    A court case against the Ramapough Lenape that would bar members from the right to assemble on their land is coming to a head.

November 10, 2017

November 9, 2017

  • The power of #MeToo

    The confidence that women feel because of #MeToo to speak out against sexual abuse and assault can only strengthen the struggle against all injustice.

  • How you can respond to the right wing's attacks

    Numerous academics have been smeared, harassed and threatened by conservatives. Here's how to turn the tables on the right.

  • New York's slimiest

    Two NYPD officers are facing charges of raping a handcuffed young woman, who has boldly defied their attempts to shame her.

  • A union that defied an era of retreat

    A new book explains why a left-led union of hosiery workers grew and thrived in the 1920s, a time of retreat for organized labor.

November 8, 2017

  • One year after hell froze over

    One year after the nightmare of Election Night, it's easy to still feel shock at how a moral monstrosity came to occupy the world's most powerful office.

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