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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.

  • What Russiagate tells us about a corrupt system

    Robert Mueller's investigation may or may not have found a smoking gun, but it's definitely exposing the sleazeballs of the Trump administration.

  • Russian voters have choices but no alternative

    Russian socialists are calling for a boycott of the coming election, which is almost certain to re-elect Vladimir Putin to a fourth term.

  • Is fair share fair?

    One issue at stake in the Janus v. AFSCME court case is "fair share"--a concept that needs clarifying after the right's propaganda.

  • ¿Debido proceso o justicia?

    La respuesta de Trump a la mujer golpeada por uno de sus subordinados fue redoblar su desdén por las mujeres que enfrentan a sus abusadores.

March 6, 2018

  • A working-class revolt in "Trump country"

    West Virginia teachers have some lessons to teach the whole labor movement--by putting militancy and left-wing politics at the heart of their strike.

  • Standing in solidarity at Loyola

    After a racist assault by campus police, hundreds of Loyola students are organizing to demand real change from administrators.

  • It's been a long time coming

    Change was most definitely in the air at the 2018 Academy Awards, and there's even more to come in Hollywood as a whole.

  • Trapped in a web of violence and hate

    The Rohingyas in Myanmar face a terrible crisis that is a reflection of the intention of the regime to oust them from Rakhine State.

  • No aceptaremos la violencia

    La ira estudiantil al tiroteo en la Florida está planteando preguntas sobre el militarismo, la paranoia y el fanatismo de la derecha estadounidense.

March 5, 2018

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