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November 17, 2015

  • The high price we'll pay for their "free" trade

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership is moving closer to passage--and workers on both sides of the Pacific will pay a heavy price if it goes into effect.

  • Battling Broad's charter attack in LA

    United Teachers Los Angeles has a major battle--one with national implications--on its hands over the future of public schools.

  • Cynically exploiting a tragedy

    We stand in solidarity with the victims of Paris--and, at the same time, against the rulers who seek to benefit from this horror.

  • We won't be manipulated

    To "stay woke" after the Paris attacks is an act of conscious resistance against an ugly tide of Islamophobia and bigotry.

  • You can't erase the IDF's crimes

    Palestine solidarity activists at University of Texas at Austin disrupted a lecture designed to whitewash Israel's military history.

November 16, 2015

  • Their "merciless war" only fuels terrorism

    After the horrific attacks in Paris, the left must stand against Islamophobia--and demand that this tragedy not be used as an excuse for more war.

  • Students stand with Mizzou

    Students across the country organized protests to end racism at the University of Missouri--and on their own campuses.

  • The athlete-activists of the '60s

    The strike against racism by Mizzou football players was brave, historic and profoundly significant--but it wasn't unprecedented.

November 15, 2015

  • Your wars, our dead

    After the terrorist attacks in Paris, a member of the New Anti-capitalist Party examines the causes of the violence and the response of political leaders.

  • The twin cruelties of imperialism and terrorism

    The only proper response to terrorism and wars is the unity of working people, beyond national origin, race and religion.

November 12, 2015

  • Why are the cops so camera shy?

    The heads of the FBI and DEA are the latest officials to claim that police can't do their jobs because of the "Ferguson effect"--fear of public scrutiny.

  • Can we vote in Sanders' political revolution?

    To make good on what Bernie Sanders says he would deliver, we'll need to do more than simply turn out lots of new voters in 2016.

  • The working women's fight

    Despite its shortcomings, Suffragette captivates with the story of a factory worker who joins the women's movement.

  • Inferno in Indonesia

    Vast areas in Indonesia have been set on fire in what has been called the greatest environmental disaster of the 21st century.

  • How a "pacifist" pushed for war

    Despite a recent "apology," Tony Blair and his advisers were committed to going to war in Iraq from the very beginning.

November 11, 2015

  • The making of a rebellion in Missouri

    The struggle at the University of Missouri brought down a president and chancellor, but it has been building for months--and it won't stop there.

  • Live from New York, a racist piece of shit

    Hundreds of immigrant rights activists stood outside NBC studios to protest Donald Trump's hosting of Saturday Night Live.

  • Kashmir's story of resistance

    Though often forgotten, the brutal occupation of Kashmir has cast a long shadow over the subcontinent for over 60 years.

  • What is Eurocommunism?

    A political current that envisioned a gradual, peaceful road to socialism through parliament ended up a defender of austerity.

  • Trying to get Africa right

    The left needs to focus on how African economies work, rather than only explaining why and how they don't.

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