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August 7, 2014

  • The war crime state declares "peace"

    The human toll from Israel's murderous war on Gaza has been huge--but the question now is what the "peace" will mean for the people of Gaza.

  • Fired for protesting Israel's war

    A prominent Palestinian American scholar has been fired from a new university position for criticizing the assault on Gaza.

  • Common struggles half a world apart

    The fates of Palestinians and Native Americans are connected by the experience of resistance to settler-colonialism.

  • Yes, McDonald's is the boss

    Fast-food workers celebrated a ruling that will hold big chains like McDonald's accountable for labor practices at franchises.

  • Telling Obama Not1More

    Some 500 people came out in Washington, D.C., to demand an end to deportations and attacks on immigrants.

  • Toledo is a warning sign

    Man-made factors like the overuse of fertilizers and the ever-present drive for profit are to blame for the water crisis in Toledo.

  • Wrong about apartheid's "right"

    One U.S. socialist group has put forward a disappointing position that accepts the right of the Israeli apartheid state to exist.

August 6, 2014

  • Why is Toledo afraid to take a drink?

    The fourth-largest city in Ohio was without safe water last weekend--but this was no natural disaster.

  • Lenin: Yes! Leninism: No?

    That Lenin was an important revolutionary leader, and that his life and work repay our study today, are not in doubt. But what of "Leninism"?

  • Leninism, No?

    There is a distinctive political approach and body of thought that can legitimately and constructively be termed Leninism.

  • Educators must stand with Gaza

    Teaching this summer has been a surreal experience when I am daily bombarded by images of the annihilation of Gaza.

  • The ongoing betrayal of Native nations

    Barack Obama's visit to a Native American reservation was long awaited, but his presidency has upheld the status quo.

  • Unrest at Big Brown

    UPS became the company it is today during the 1950s and '60s, but its aggressive pursuit of profit stirred anger among workers.

August 5, 2014

  • An urgent challenge for the BDS movement

    The determination of today's protests against Israel's war must be harnessed over the coming months to deepen the roots of the BDS campaign.

  • How should revolutionaries view Hamas?

    A member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists discusses how revolutionary forces should analyze Islamist movements.

  • Israel's drive to silence our solidarity

    Israel doesn't want you to talk about the Palestinian children it kills in Gaza--and neither does your government.

  • Speaking out for Israel's smallest victims

    A Palestine solidarity demonstration in Madison humanized the children who have died under Israeli missiles.

  • Why does bigotry endure?

    An author and political science professor describes the sources of bigotry as it has emerged in history, up to the current day.

  • Views in brief

    "Incidents of war" and U.S. hypocrisy | Slavery and dehumanization | Justifying Israel’s genocide | Marxism and feminism are incompatible

August 4, 2014

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