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March 5, 2018

  • How teachers resisted a disappointing deal

    When union leaders announced a deal to end West Virginia's teachers strike, they weren't ready for a rank-and-file revolt.

  • A #MeToo moment at UW-Madison

    A struggle to hold a serial rapist accountable at the University of Wisconsin has finally ended with guilty pleas from the assailant.

  • First, we need fewer guns

    The left can't downplay a central point: Gun violence in the United States is so high due to the sheer number of guns in this country.

  • The right wing's limited concept of freedom

    The anti-union drive behind Janus case illustrates the double standards of the system when it comes to "freedom of choice."

March 2, 2018

March 1, 2018

  • Militarizing our schools won't keep kids safe

    Two educators lend their voices to the outcry against gun violence and the NRA--and point out the resources we actually need for safe schools.

  • The political economy of "gun culture"

    To understand why there are so many guns in the U.S., look at the industry that makes them--in coordination with the government.

  • The sorry tale of a Wall Street gamble gone bad

    An obscure niche of Wall Street based on betting against market volatility shows the absurdity of a system where greed is king.

  • Junk-news junkies

    A new report issued by Oxford University details exactly how the hard-line right wing funds and organizes its own "fake news."

February 28, 2018

February 27, 2018

February 26, 2018

  • Why did Loyola police assault two activists?

    Students at Loyola University in Chicago are protesting the racial profiling and assault of two students of color by campus police after a demonstration.

  • Anti-racism and the uprising against guns

    Black Lives Matter activists have a role to play in expanding the discussion about gun violence and its tremendous range of victims.

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