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September 10, 2014

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • Boston school bus drivers won't back down

    Dozens of drivers have lost their jobs and a union activist has been arrested in the drive to break Boston's bus drivers' union.

  • Kick the frackers out

    The New York governor's race is providing an opportunity to campaign against the disastrous practice of fracking.

  • Prioritizing the anti-racist fight

    The Workers Party of the 1920s made fighting racism a priority by challenging the Klan and calling for racial equality in unions.

  • Michfest is dying from bigotry

    A bigoted policy excluding transgender women threatens the future of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.

September 9, 2014

  • Whose consumption is killing the planet?

    The stereotype is that we're all responsible for climate change, but this lets the real culprits--corporations and the wealthy elite--off the hook.

  • "Civility" versus solidarity

    Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

  • The energy "reform" scam in Mexico

    Mexico's ruling class won an important point on their neoliberal agenda with the Senate's passage of energy privatization.

  • Toward an anti-racist practice

    In the wake of the 1917 Russian Revolution, socialists initiated anti-racist activism aimed at fighting for Black equality.

  • Shore leave for capital

    A new book by John Urry called Offshoring presents a concise history of a quarter-century of globalization.

September 8, 2014

September 4, 2014

  • The socialist alternative to a world of injustice

    Socialism is based on solidarity--on the recognition that humans are both infinitely unique and also share the same basic interests in common.

  • Hands up, don't ship

    Minneapolis UPS workers showed their solidarity with Mike Brown by protesting a company that makes targets for police.

  • Where Zionism meets neoliberalism

    The illegal occupation of Palestine has helped savvy university presidents and trustees earn handsome dividends.

  • The real distraction in the NFL

    It seems like a lot of NFL executives are so fearful that they're unwilling to improve their teams by signing Michael Sam.

  • How we confront the fascists

    A counterprotest against neo-fascists in Sweden raises questions about the most effective way to confront the far right.

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