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November 13, 2017

  • 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.

  • A CIA that isn't afraid to torture?

    How does CIA Director Mike Pompeo's promise of a more "vicious" agency fit with the agency's dark history of violence?

  • Silencing protest in the name of free speech

    A new policy at the University of Wisconsin calls for suspending and even expelling students who protest right-wing speakers.

  • The taking of the Winter Palace

    The old order's last holdouts surrendered at the Tsar's palace in Petrograd--which was protected as the property of all the people.

  • Queens supermarket workers fight a lockout

    Meat and deli workers at four supermarkets in Queens and Long Island have been locked out after striking to demand a new contract.

November 7, 2017

  • Why we remember 1917

    One hundred years ago, the final act of the Russian Revolution shook the world--by setting an example of mass democracy that still inspires today.

  • Making a new date in history

    An American journalist who witnessed the Russian Revolution describes the day when a workers' government was finally achieved.

  • Sending a message to a racist at DePaul

    Dozens of people turned out in the rain to protest an event with racist pseudo-scientist Charles Murray at DePaul University.

  • A camp-in for the homeless

    Seattle activists took part in protests to call for real solutions for what the city admits is a "homelessness state of emergency."

  • The U.S. backs Duterte's crimes in Mindanao

    There is evidence of greater U.S. military support for the Philippines army in its war against Islamist rebels in the city of Marawi.

November 6, 2017

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