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July 8, 2016

July 7, 2016

  • Explaining the fading fortunes of Podemos

    Podemos' disappointing result in Spain's general election was the product of political factors that could have been chronicled and foretold.

  • Breathing in the socialism in the air

    The Socialism 2016 conference in Chicago brought together nearly 1,400 people on the front lines of the fight for a better world.

  • The rise of "respectable" fascism in Austria

    A court-ordered election revote is again raising the possibility that a party with direct Nazi roots might win Austria's presidency.

  • On strike against an 84-hour workweek

    Ohio Teamsters are fighting an outrageous demand by International Paper bosses for almost unlimited mandatory overtime.

  • Conteniendo el fuego

    La radicalización que alimentó la campaña de Bernie Sanders sigue viva, y los demócratas quieren su ayuda para contenerla.

June 30, 2016

  • I won't be shamed into voting for Clinton

    Liberal scolders in favor of Hillary Clinton twist the widespread disgust with Clinton's conservatism and present it as privileged self-indulgence.

  • Where segregation and gentrification meet

    The rezoning of two public schools in Brooklyn has cast a spotlight on the reality of educational segregation in New York City.

  • Labor's bloody battle in steel

    A new book on the Little Steel strike of 1937 provides a gut-wrenching look at the violence of America's captains of industry.

  • The establishment bounces back in Spain

    The two parties that have dominated Spanish politics since the 1970s have reasserted themselves in the recent national elections.

  • Clashing views on the Brexit vote

    Two readers weigh in on the ongoing debate about the meaning of the UK's Brexit vote--and what the left's response should be.

June 29, 2016

  • Making history or maintaining the status quo?

    Hillary Clinton's nomination will be hailed as a historic breakthrough for women, but what kind of history would a Clinton presidency make?

  • Socialism from A to Z

    A collection of essays by contributors to Jacobin magazine makes a powerful argument for what socialism is--and isn't.

  • What comes next after the Brexit vote?

    June 24 was a dark morning, but the left can engage both Leave and Remain voters in future struggles to defend migrants and protest austerity.

  • Confronting the roots of anti-LGBT violence

    Calls for more cops to protect LGBT people miss the mark about where gay oppression comes from--and what side police are on.

  • Okinawa is still being exploited by the U.S.

    Protests against U.S. bases and soldiers have taken on renewed and more urgent life after the murder of an Okinawan woman.

June 28, 2016

  • Will New York get an anti-Muslim blacklist?

    Days after the Orlando killings, Democratic and Republican senators in a liberal state passed a bill that marks a new low for the "war on terror."

  • Can the police be reformed?

    The history of where the police came from and why is key for activists who are asking what can be done to reform them.

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