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October 10, 2016

  • Dining workers draw the line at Harvard

    Hundreds of dining service workers are on strike at Harvard to win a living wage and health insurance that guarantees access.

  • Solidarity makes us strong

    As Chicago teachers prepare for a strike date, parents, students and community members are already organizing solidarity.

  • The Tories turn up the Trump

    Britain's Conservative Party is attempting to fuse anti-immigrant politics with a critique of the elite--even though it is the elite.

  • Hay dinero para las escuelas

    A pesar de lo que dice, Rahm Emanuel tiene el dinero para financiar nuestras escuelas y pagar a los maestros lo que se merecen.

October 7, 2016

October 6, 2016

  • Rahm's slush fund has money for our schools

    Despite the claims of Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools officials, the money is there to fund schools and pay teachers what they deserve.

  • The senseless cause of crisis under capitalism

    When capitalists produce "too much" to sell profitably, the stage is set for a crisis--even though workers and the poorhave "too little."

  • In defense of the Wounded Knee militants

    Today's resistance at Standing Rock brings to mind past Native struggles, particularly the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.

  • Climate change is drowning us

    The hurricane battering the Caribbean today is the latest reminder that the fight to end the fossil fuel industry is a life or death struggle.

  • Solidarity gets the goods at UW

    Two unions at the University of Washington won a new contract by coming together at the bargaining table and on the picket line.

  • Murders in--and of--the Steel City

    A mystery set in the Pittsburgh of the 1970s and 2000s explores the lives of working people in a city shaped by the steel industry.

October 5, 2016

  • Trumpeting sexism

    Donald Trump's woman-hating rhetoric has real ramifications--but it's not clear that Hillary Clinton gets that beyond how it helps her campaign.

  • The trade charade

    Bashing foreign workers comes naturally to demagogues like Trump, but liberals aren't immune from the temptations of nationalism.

  • San Diego demands justice for Olango

    Protests against the police killing of Alfred Olango, an unarmed 38-year-old Black man, are continuing each day in San Diego.

  • Ethiopia's Standing Rock

    The struggle of Ethiopia's largest ethnic group against development programs and government repression has gone unreported.

  • Honoring a dirty job and a beautiful one, too

    An art exhibition in New York City is a love letter to the people whose labor ensures that our cities don't drown in their own filth.

October 4, 2016

  • Can Trump pull off his biggest con of all?

    It seems impossible that the most unpopular major-party presidential candidate in history still has a shot at the White House. How does Trump do it?

  • The view at Standing Rock

    We know about past high points of Native resistance, but we're living through one now, and it's our job to spread its message.

  • A Black Monday strike in Poland

    Polish activists talk about the background to "Black Monday"--a nationwide strike against a proposed ban on all abortions.

  • A SUPER campaign for BDS

    Students at Portland State University are pressing for divestment from four companies that profit from Israeli apartheid.

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