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April 8, 2014

  • Their lives weren’t worth 57 cents to GM

    General Motors knew about a faulty part in some of its cars--but chose to gamble with the lives of its customers, rather than risk the bottom line.

  • The UPS empire strikes back

    UPS has sent a message that it intends to make an example out of New York City workers who walked off the job.

  • Our message: Not one more

    As part of a national day of action against deportations, hundreds of activists rallied outside of the Northwest Detention Center.

  • From South Africa to Palestine

    A leader of the struggle against apartheid has issued a statement in defense of the academic and cultural boycott of Israel.

  • Calling out the double standards

    NFL star Richard Sherman is especially dangerous because he is both untouchable as an athlete and merciless as a critic.

April 7, 2014

  • Vermont drivers end their strike with a victory

    A new contract for bus drivers in Burlington, Vt., proves that strikes can win--when union members are united and the community supports them.

  • A PTSD tragedy at Fort Hood

    The military teaches soldiers like Ivan Lopez to devalue others' lives--and when combat stress is added in, the result is volatile.

  • Pushed away from the Bay

    The Black population is declining in Bay Area cities, under pressure from unemployment and rising housing costs.

  • A sickening insult added to injury

    After her party's success in local elections, the leader of France's National Front has found a new way to punish Muslims.

  • The faculty's fight is ours, too

    The Portland State University Student Union explains why it stands with the struggle of faculty for a fair union contract.

April 4, 2014

  • Agitation and propaganda

    When they make their case, socialists take into account the audience they hope to convince and the kinds of arguments needed at the time.

April 3, 2014

  • Running for respect in Seattle

    Candidates committed to education justice and rank-and-file power have launched their campaign to lead the Seattle Education Association.

  • Organizing for a union comeback

    This year's Labor Notes conference will highlight the strategies of reformers for overcoming the crisis facing labor.

  • Why do disabled kids have to pay the price?

    The families of young children are scrambling to find services as Head Start and Early Head Start are eviscerated.

  • Will we "Lift Up Oakland"?

    Unions and nonprofit organizations have launched "Lift Up Oakland," a campaign to raise Oakland's minimum wage.

  • What the not-so-NASA study really said

    A report on inequality and resource exploitation supposedly tied to NASA has been misleadingly hyped by the media.

  • Still in Attica after 40 years

    Former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim, one of the longest held political prisoners in the world, has a parole hearing in June.

April 2, 2014

  • The real crime is homelessness

    A homeless single mother leaves her kids napping in the car while she goes to a job interview. What kind of society throws her in jail?

  • When the speculators move in

    San Francisco is poised for another significant wave of foreclosures--and the real estate barons are licking their chops.

  • This place was their life

    In North Adams, Mass., a hospital that has been open for well over a century was shut down on three days' notice.

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