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January 27, 2016

  • He thought his victims wouldn't speak out

    The conviction of an Oklahoma City cop who committed serial rape is exposing routine abuse committed against Black women.

  • What's on the road ahead for BLM in the Bay?

    Protests and actions in the Bay Area during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend have raised important discussions for the struggle.

  • First-string socialist

    The former St. Louis Cardinal lineman and member of the International Socialists will be remembered for what he did off the field.

  • Trans issues take the small screen

    The series Transparent follows a wealthy Jewish family with a father making a transition from male to female identity.

  • Obama deporta refugiados

    La política hacia los refugiados del demócrata en la Casa Blanca habría encontrado oposición si un republicano la hubiera implementado.

January 26, 2016

  • The Clintons' shameful hypocrisy on racism

    Hillary Clinton is trying to downplay Bernie Sanders' surge in the polls by highlighting her support among Blacks--support she doesn't deserve in the least.

  • Detroit teachers want broken schools fixed

    After a series of sick-outs, Detroit teachers have put the shameful condition of the city's schools before the eyes of the world.

  • Working-class history 101

    Struggle, even when defeated, shapes the institutions of U.S. society, argues a new documentary about the U.S working class.

  • The unofficial cult of Mao

    What does the strange story of a demolished giant statue of the former Chinese leader say about the crisis of the current ruling class?

  • A state of impunity for gender violence

    Mexico's officials continue to turn a blind eye to pervasive violence--including murder--directed against women.

  • Views in brief

    What the Oscars are about | He touched many lives | Missing his smile and stories | Bernie can win | Public-sector unions provide a voice

January 25, 2016

  • From revolution to reaction in Egypt

    A leading Egyptian socialist reflects on the causes of the Egyptian Revolution five years ago--and the regime's drive to eradicate its memory today.

  • Police killer indicted in Georgia

    Activists celebrated a grand jury decision to indict an Atlanta-area police officer for killing an unarmed, mentally ill man.

  • A travesty of justice revealed on camera

    The Netflix series Making a Murderer tears the mask off the criminal justice system--for a huge audience across the country.

  • Podemos after two years

    Two founding members of Spain's Podemos assess what the party has achieved and the challenges that lie ahead.

  • Celebrating King's legacy of solidarity

    An event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy drew 1,000 people and discussions of solidarity in in Rockland County.

January 22, 2016

  • Time to end the compromises on abortion

    The fact that the right wing steals the spotlight on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade speaks volumes about their strategy--and the weakness of our side.

January 21, 2016

  • Year of the renegades?

    Election 2016 is really just getting started, but it is already producing big surprises--in ways that are both frightening and exciting for the left.

  • Why is the UFT so undemocratic?

    Members of New York City's teachers' union will elect top officials this spring, but the outcome is tilted toward the status quo.

  • The big short and the long con

    The Big Short is reaching a big audience with its story of the fraud and greed that led to the 2008 Wall Street meltdown.

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