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February 1, 2018

  • Why the left has to stand with Iran's uprising

    The question of whether to support a mass social struggle against the Iranian state should be easy for the left to answer. Unfortunately, it isn't.

  • A legal workers' union stands with immigrants

    A resolution passed in a union for legal services workers is an example of what labor can do to support the undocumented.

  • Making Black lives matter at school

    Teachers from across the U.S. are organizing a week of action to call for racial justice in our nation's schools and teach Black history.

  • Wisconsin fights for a DREAM

    At rallies in January, hundreds of activists turned out to the Wisconsin Capitol to defend immigrant rights and the DREAM Act.

  • How we make more of a march

    With the recent Women's Marches and beyond, it's up to socialists to be savvy about how we raise our demands.

January 31, 2018

  • Our answer to the miserable State of the Union

    Donald Trump celebrated the crimes and outrages of his first year, and outlined the ones he has in store for the future. Here's the socialist response.

  • Corporate tax cheats bring home the stash

    Apple and other corporations are making out like bandits from Trump's tax bill--and repaying him with claims about new jobs.

  • Tunisia is back in the streets

    A new wave of anti-austerity protests that is rocking Tunisia has its roots in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising that toppled a dictator.

  • Wearing the immigrant uniform

    The detention system is dehumanizing--for the people who languish in its prisons and for the families who wait for them.

January 30, 2018

  • 1968: Tet and the watershed in Vietnam

    Fifty years ago, an offensive by the armed forces of Vietnamese people fighting for national liberation turned the tide decisively against the U.S. war.

  • Oscar has the right to stay

    People are rallying to defend Oscar Canales, an immigrant who has taken sanctuary at a Greensboro church to avoid deportation.

  • Don't privatize Puerto Rico's electric power

    Socialists in Puerto Rico respond to Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's announced plans to privatize the island's electric utility.

  • Imagining a better world

    The feminist novelist embraced the fantastic to tell stories that compelled readers to rethink their assumptions about society.

January 29, 2018

  • Can #MeToo lead to a new "normal"?

    A woman's account of a date with actor Aziz Ansari has opened up a discussion about how sexism plays out in our intimate, everyday experiences.

  • Why did ICE want to silence Jean Montrevil?

    The deportation of a New York City activist is not only a cruel blow to his family and friends, but an outrageous travesty of justice.

  • A conviction and a resignation aren't enough

    While seeming to provide some justice, the sentencing of Larry Nassar and resignation of MSU's Lou Anna Simon are not enough.

  • Where is Catalonia headed next?

    Pro-independence parties won the elections ordered by the Spanish state, but is unclear how a new government will be formed.

January 26, 2018

  • In defense of the Women's Marches

    When millions of people march for women's rights and against Trump, the left can't afford to have a dismissive attitude.

  • Portrait of an unfit system

    Fire and Fury's stunning revelations have rocked the White House, but there's more to say about the whole undemocratic system.

January 25, 2018

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