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April 18, 2018

  • It's the cop way or the highway

    Three New York State senators are holding a highway bill hostage to their plan to put armed cops in every New York City school.

  • The meaning of the Italian right's victory

    Socialists in Italy explain the backdrop to an election in which xenophobic and populist forces trounced the center-left Democrats.

  • Asheville stands up to ICE

    Hundreds of Asheville residents gathered in solidarity with their immigrant neighbors after a series of ICE raids detained dozens.

  • Debating gun violence in Madison

    A discussion about guns at the University of Wisconsin was notable for what Republican and Democratic speakers failed to mention.

April 17, 2018

  • Trump preaches honest work...for the poor

    As he comes under greater scrutiny for his sleazy and corrupt career, Trump is wheeling out all the old hypocritical lies to sell "welfare reform 2.0."

  • A new far-right threat crystallizes

    A list of anti-racist activists is circulating on a far-right internet forum, raising the clear threat of neo-Nazi violence against the left.

  • How the Arizona teachers got organized

    Three teachers talk about conditions in Arizona--and how they joined got involved in organizing to get something done about it.

  • When Lucasville rose up

    A prisoner who took part in the Lucasville prison rebellion describes how inmates organized and the legacy of the revolt today.

April 16, 2018

  • Will Trump set off the Middle East powder keg?

    The U.S.-led air strikes against Syria will intensify geopolitical conflicts in the region and around the globe, bringing the world closer to war.

  • The caravan marches north

    Some 1,500 migrants from Central America set out on a journey across Mexico toward the U.S. to demand dignity and asylum.

  • UC workers are fighting for respect

    Here's what custodians and services workers for the University of California system are demanding as they hold a strike vote.

  • Stopping a tuition increase at Portland State

    When the Portland State University Board of Trustees wanted to raise tuition, students halted their plans with the treat to strike.

  • Guns and the suicide epidemic

    Suicide is the leading cause of gun deaths in the U.S., and it warrants attention in the discussion about stopping gun violence.

April 13, 2018

April 12, 2018

  • Hawkish talk from a liberal Democrat

    She has a progressive reputation on domestic issues, but when it comes to war and foreign policy, Elizabeth Warren can talk as tough as any Republican.

  • The making of a massacre

    Israel deliberately deployed its forces to meet Palestinian border protests with deadly force--and that's exactly what took place.

  • Poverty wages at UC disgrace King's legacy

    University of California workers held a day of action on the anniversary of Martin Luther King's murder to demand fairness.

  • We need a science that advances social justice

    Defending science from attacks by the Trump administration isn't enough--we need to transform the role of science.

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