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January 20, 2015

  • Rewinding The Battle of Algiers

    The only way forward is to challenge Islamophobia by fighting for the realization of the Arab Spring revolutions.

  • A Leninist and a Lennonist

    A fellow veteran of the socialist movement pays tribute to the remarkable life of a dear friend and comrade.

  • Letter to a young Army Ranger

    A former Army Ranger offers his own experience to young people who may consider joining the military.

  • La conjura racista en Francia

    El presidente francés, François Hollande, y los líderes del mundo están utilizando los asesinatos en París para promover una agenda reaccionaria.

January 19, 2015

  • Their answer is repression and Islamophobia

    Across Europe, governments, political parties and anti-immigrant organizations are ratcheting up the atmosphere of bigotry and hate.

  • The facts about Greece's debt

    What would we learn if a SYRIZA-led government took the European Union at its word and audited all of Greece's debt?

  • Missing Mike Marqusee

    Talha Ahsan never met Mike Marqusee, but his books and letters sustained Ahsan during eight long years behind bars.

  • Is Oscar for white men only?

    The list of nominees for the 87th Academy Awards is out, and it's the whitest that it's been in almost 20 years.

  • Free speech and the state

    History tells us that if the government can determine what speech is "legitimate," all progressive political forces will suffer.

  • Who do we trust with our rights?

    We can oppose the killings at Charlie Hebdo without endorsing racism--nor ignoring government threats to free expression.

January 15, 2015

  • They wouldn't let nobody turn them around

    The new film Selma depicts the three-month-long campaign 50 years ago that was a pivotal moment of the civil rights movement.

  • The story of Millions March NYC

    The two women who initiated the December 13 anti-police violence protest in New York discuss their experiences.

  • Why is the media ignoring this bombing?

    An attempted bomb attack on the NAACP office in Colorado Springs has received almost no media attention.

  • The irreplaceable Mike Marqusee

    Mike Marqusee wore his politics and love of sports proudly, and both were beacons for those looking for some wisdom.

  • Proud to support abortion rights

    In Pro, Katha Pollitt explains how the discussion about reproductive rights got pushed to the right--and how to push back.

  • How far does free speech go?

    Our side has to be prepared to use every means at our disposal to advance the movement of the immense majority.

  • Views on Paris in brief

    Between satire and racism | Yes to diversity in France | Islamophobia, censorship and the state

January 14, 2015

  • Pushing through the pipeline

    The first order of business for the new Republican Congress was ramming through approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • We ask for solidarity

    A Greek revolutionary and SYRIZA member talks about the challenges ahead as the radical left hopes to win national elections.

  • We say water is a right

    The movement against water charges has taken hold in Ireland and is providing an opportunity to take on neoliberal austerity.

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