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  • The uses and abuses of "unity"

    Unity is essential for advancing workers' struggles, but the slogan can also paper over profound differences. How do socialists approach the question?

  • Why is Andrew Cuomo shifting left?

    Is the man critics call "Governor 1 Percent" discovering his inner social justice warrior? Or is he responding to grassroots pressure?

  • Safe states, inside/outside and other illusions

    Some Sanders supporters are recycling failed strategies in an attempt to carry on a "political revolution" inside the Democrats.

  • Did our side win in London?

    The Tories' racist campaign couldn't defeat the Labour Party's Sadiq Kahn, but the new mayor of London is far from a radical.

  • Texas hosts a war criminal

    Students at the University of Texas in Austin knew what to do when they heard Henry Kissinger was coming to campus: protest.

May 10, 2016

  • What does a socialist movement look like?

    Sanders has given voice to the discontent with corporate power and the two-party system. But there's more to socialism than one candidate.

  • Is the NYPD running a scab escort service?

    When striking Verizon workers picketed replacement workers in Queens, cops gave the scabs a ride--and ran down a striker.

  • Aleppo is burning

    The Syrian regime believes it can retake a stronghold of the rebellion against it--by turning it into a devastated wasteland.

  • What will November bring for Mexico?

    A Trump-Clinton faceoff in November will be a lose-lose scenario for everyone concerned, both inside and outside the U.S.

  • Australia wasn’t settled, it was invaded

    The conservative media in Australia are up in arms about a university telling the truth about the treatment of Indigenous people.

May 9, 2016

  • Thinking and voting outside the two-party box

    The likely Green Party presidential nominee explains why she's urging Bernie Sanders supporters to take a stand for political independence.

  • Detained for organizing workers in Vermont

    A grassroots campaign won the release of migrant worker Victor Diaz, targeted for his activism on behalf of all workers.

  • The face of peaceful resistance

    From the movement against the Vietnam War through to the struggles of today, he never wavered from his ideals.

  • The underbelly of the Rio Olympics

    The fiction that corruption infects every aspect of Brazil's political world except for the Olympics has been exposed as a lie.

  • Protesting the pro-fracker in Ohio

    A small protest against Hillary Clinton's campaign stop in Athens, Ohio, showed the importance of building a left alternative.

May 5, 2016

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