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July 7, 2014

  • For a democratic, secular Iraq

    Revolutionary organizations in the Middle East are calling for a struggle against both imperialism and sectarianism in Iraq.

  • Exporting Gaza to the favelas

    Who is supplying Brazil with the high-tech weapons used for World Cup security? The answer can be found in Haifa, Israel.

  • Raíces de la violencia sexual

    Detrás de los horribles hechos en Isla Vista yace una realidad que permite el arraigo de, y a menudo excusa, la violencia contra la mujer y el sexismo.

July 4, 2014

  • A tale of two paychecks

    For Pam Davis, working at Walmart meant always worrying about the next bill. For Rob Walton, owning Walmart means never worrying about anything.

  • It's still the oil, stupid

    Just like during the U.S. invasion and occupation, the media are ignoring a critical factor in the intensifying violence in Iraq.

  • Saying yes in Scotland

    Momentum is shifting in an independence referendum in Scotland, with a "yes" vote a real possibility. What should the left say?

  • Another world (cup) is possible

    Brazil's Dance with the Devil isn't just about how governments exploit spectacles like the World Cup, but how people fight back.

  • King Lear's journey from regal to radical

    William Shakespeare's famous play is a portrait of a ruling class in crisis--and a monarch who learns to see all of society.

July 3, 2014

  • The "freedom" to deny women health care

    With its decision in a case involving insurance coverage of birth control, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against women, workers and science.

  • Socialism connects the dots

    Some 1,450 people attended the Socialism 2014 conference in Chicago to discuss the struggles of today--and tomorrow.

  • A critical moment for schools

    The president of the Massachusetts state teachers' union explains why rank-and-file educators are getting organized.

  • Poverty in the City by the Bay

    Rapidly rising inequality is pushing poor people to the margins of San Francisco's economy of, by and for the rich.

  • Voices raised to Free Her

    Dozens of people shared their stories and ideas at the Free Her rally against mass incarceration and the war on drugs.

July 2, 2014

  • A pretext for the next stage in Israel's war

    The Israeli government seized on the death of three settler boys as an excuse to raid Palestinian territory--with threats of worse to come.

  • Iraq, Syria and a multisided counterrevolution

    The ISIS fighters leading the insurgency in Iraq emerged from a tangled web of contradictory allies and enemies.

  • How UC grad employees won

    University of California student workers ratified a strong contract after months of organizing at the grassroots.

  • Why has Rasmea Odeh been targeted?

    The U.S. government wants to prosecute a 67-year-old Palestinian-American community activist and teacher.

  • The rise of the "Quiet Giant"

    In the 1950s and '60s, UPS transformed itself from a specialized delivery company into an emerging giant of shipping.

June 24, 2014

  • Breaking out of the two-party (ballot) box

    A space is opening up in mainstream politics to the left of the Democratic Party for the first time since 2000. So what is to be done about it?

  • Ten years of Baghdad Burning

    The author of the eloquent Baghdad Burning blog published one last entry on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. occupation.

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