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December 11, 2017

December 8, 2017

  • Back to the 19th century at UPS

    The holiday season means big profits for UPS--and grueling working conditions for employees, including a 70-hour workweek for drivers.

  • What's behind the slavery horror in Libya?

    Horrifying reports about the sale of captured Black African migrants in Libyan slave auctions have sparked international outrage.

December 7, 2017

  • The clock is ticking for DACA recipients

    Trump's cruel decision to phase out DACA by March is causing chaos for undocumented youth--and bringing important movement debates to a head.

  • Left with tiny scraps of land

    A British socialist writes about what he saw in the West Bank during a trip organized to forge solidarity between communities.

  • Melbourne tells Milo: Get out!

    Hundreds of anti-racist protesters defied police to demonstrate against right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos in Australia.

  • If not Corbyn, then what?

    The question that left-wing critics of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn need to answer is: What else is there?

  • No more work until we're paid

    Some 300 workers at a construction site in Istanbul have stopped working because they haven't received their salaries for months.

December 6, 2017

  • Hurricane-force neoliberalism in the Caribbean

    The destruction, both natural and man-made, following this fall's hurricanes shows how international elites are prepared to exploit catastrophes.

  • Taking a toll on the information superhighway

    The actions of the FCC are about to give a few powerful companies unprecedented control over our access to online content.

  • A DREAMer organizes for others' dreams

    The Republican tax heist is overshadowing another tragedy: the fear of DACA recipients and their families facing an uncertain future.

  • Sound theories

    A new book explores how musicians have sometimes acquiesced to the world around them--and sometimes challenged and even changed it.

December 5, 2017

  • These Nazis just want to be your neighbors

    A New York Times puff piece on a neo-Nazi that attracted well-deserved criticism shows the strategy of the racists to try to normalize their presence.

  • Cyntoia Brown should be free

    Attention is finally being paid to the case of a sex trafficking victim sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man in self-defense.

  • Protesting a racist speaker at UConn

    Hundreds of anti-racists mobilized to protest an alt-right provocateur who was invited to speak on the topic "It's OK to Be White."

  • Self-organization in Catalonia

    The Committees for the Defense of the Republic are giving organizational form to demands for self-determination in Catalonia.

  • ¿Alfombra roja para el imperio?

    La inesperadamente tranquila conducta de Trump durante su gira por Asia oscurece la militarización en marcha ya por años.

December 4, 2017

  • A colossal act of cruelty

    The Republicans' tax cut legislation isn't just about making the rich richer--it is coldly calculated to punish the working class and the poor.

  • Graduate workers fight the GOP tax plan

    On more than 50 campuses, graduate students organized walkouts, grade-ins and rallies to protest the GOP tax plan that targets higher education.

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