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August 17, 2015

  • One of history's worst war crimes

    Obama's snub of an invitation by Japanese activists to visit Hiroshima and Nagasaki is as much about the present as the past.

  • The left's challenge in SYRIZA

    On the eve of a SYRIZA leadership meeting, a leader of the Left Platform argues that the party must not become pro-austerity.

  • Can't nobody copyright fire

    Two new documents--a book and a film--show how hip-hop has served as community rebellion against capitalist priorities.

  • Turning libraries into condos

    A public library in Brooklyn has been starved of funds and now sold off to the highest bidder--to make way for luxury housing.

August 14, 2015

  • Winning talk isn't winning action

    Democrats have had to offer promises of change, instead of ignoring the issue of racist violence--but that isn't enough.

August 13, 2015

  • A fiendish stupidity

    After the Republican debate horror show in Cleveland, Donald Trump was the center of attention, but the real winner was right-wing fanaticism.

  • The battle in SYRIZA goes on

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is trying to win final approval for a third Memorandum over the opposition of SYRIZA's left.

  • Sawant passes the first re-election hurdle

    Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant won the primary vote handily in her re-election campaign.

  • Our answer to low wages

    After winning a union, social workers in Portland now have a voice to improve working conditions.

  • Canvassers deserve job security

    Greenpeace canvassers in San Diego are setting an example by demanding job security, and they deserve solidarity.

  • Making Sanders discuss racism

    Between Black Lives Matter and Bernie Sanders, there should be no question about which side we're on.

August 12, 2015

August 11, 2015

  • Rebellion in Watts

    Fifty years ago, the upsurge of protest, rioting and clashes with police in Los Angeles signaled a new phase in the Black freedom struggle.

  • Woven into the fabric of capitalism

    The socialist project in the U.S. will only be successful if it is accompanied by a struggle against racism and for Black liberation.

  • The U.S. war in Africa

    A new book paints the true picture of Barack Obama's Africa policy: a huge increase in spending on the U.S. military presence.

  • Taking on the testocracy

    A leader of the fight against corporate-driven high-stakes testing describes his experience debating a prominent "testucrat."

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