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April 4, 2017

  • A life of power and privilege

    David Rockefeller's life shows how the rich shape everything from who gets elected to office to what art is allowed to be produced.

April 3, 2017

  • The ISO and the soul of international socialism

    Among the different ways of understanding socialism and Marxism, the ISO stands in a tradition summarized by Hal Draper as "socialism from below."

  • Why is this cop still in uniform?

    After he was assaulted, Earl Malanado found out his attacker was the same police officer who murdered Alan Blueford in 2012.

  • Trump's attack on schoolkids

    The Trump administration's claims about after-school programs not helping students aren't just cruel, but demonstrably false.

  • Omar Barghouti's message of hope

    After Israeli authorities kept him silenced for 12 days, the co-founder of the BDS struggle wrote a letter thanking his supporters.

  • Standing up for the Vermont organizers

    Some 200 people rallied outside a Boston immigration court to support three Vermont farmworker activists detained by ICE.

March 31, 2017

March 30, 2017

  • Nothing less than full equality

    Immigrants and their supporters have a chance with the coming May 1 protests to not only oppose Trump's crackdown, but declare what we're for.

  • Freeing a Portland Dreamer

    After 24 hours of protest, immigrants rights supporters celebrated the release of a detained Dreamer in Portland, Oregon.

  • CPE1's principal has to go

    Parents have banded together with teachers at a public elementary school in New York City to demand a change in leadership.

  • No celebration of Israel's occupation

    Activists made it clear that as long as there is celebration of Israeli apartheid at the University of Texas, students will protest it.

  • When will it be time for labor to fight?

    I feel that we are in a unique moment where the anger at neoliberalism and Trump has gained a mass expression in our unions.

March 29, 2017

  • Why the NGOs won't lead the revolution

    Even organizations that do good work and attempt to be accountable face a limitation: They are only addressing the symptoms, not the cause.

  • We'll fight for Alex, Kike and Zully

    The arrest of three immigrant activists who have led the fight for Vermont dairy farmworkers should be taken up as an attack on all workers.

  • The Podemos balance sheet

    Podemos' second congress reaffirmed Pablo Iglesias's power, but there were openings for a more democratic and left-wing party.

  • No scabbing on women’s hockey

    The U.S. women's ice hockey team is on strike--and management's attempt to find "replacement players" is backfiring badly.

  • SJP chapters have the right to say no

    A Students for Justice in Palestine chapter didn't violate the principle of free speech by rescinding an invitation to a guest speaker.

March 28, 2017

  • Making May Day a day for solidarity

    Immigrant rights organizations are joining with labor and other forces to build May Day into a show of strength against the whole Trump agenda.

  • An enemy of choice revealed

    Neil Gorsuch was careful about what he said in his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, but his sympathy with conservatives is clear.

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