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March 6, 2017

March 3, 2017

  • Raising the resistance

    The mass opposition to Trump is opening up crucial opportunities for the left to expand the influence of its politics and the reach of its organizations.

  • How do we stand up to India's far right?

    An ambush at Delhi University shows the confidence of far-right forces in India--and the courage of students resisting them.

March 2, 2017

  • Smiling for Congress as he sharpens the knives

    Trump's speech to Congress was successful in distracting the media and Democratic leaders from the unchanged substance of his reactionary agenda.

  • What do we mean by a "united front"?

    If revolutionary socialists are a minority among non-revolutionaries, on what terms should they seek united work in struggles?

  • When Russia had a YUGE revolution

    The anniversary of the Russian Revolution brings to mind the similarities between Tsar Nicholas II and a certain other dim tyrant.

  • Capitalism's democratic deficit

    For the working class, democracy has to mean the ability to defy our rulers, overturn their decisions and disrupt their plans.

March 1, 2017

  • Fair-weather friends of abortion rights

    As supporters of reproductive rights begin taking the streets to push back against the right, it's time to discuss the Democrats' impact on our struggle.

  • Take all power into the hands of your soviets

    A historian of the Russian Revolution looks at how revolutionaries put their belief in workers' self-emancipation into practice.

  • Capitalism's war on climate science

    Trump is only the latest and most extreme example of this society's refusal to let facts get in the way of its planetary death wish.

  • Why isn't OU taking action?

    Ohio University students rallied against sexual assault as a professor found guilty of misconduct remains employed.

  • What do we want from confronting the right?

    Challenging right-wing speech is not the end in and of itself, but one aspect of a struggle against the right's attacks on our class.

February 28, 2017

  • Straight from the donkey's mouth

    Nancy Pelosi spoke the truth when she said the Democrats "are capitalist"--but more and more supporters are starting to wonder if that's a good thing.

  • Smearing the women's strike

    A New York Post story attacking organizers of the International Women's Strike betrays how threatened the right wing is by dissent.

  • A happy ending at the Oscars

    The bizarre end of this year’s ceremony left the Best Picture Oscar with a low-budget film about poverty, racism and homophobia.

  • How do we honor Chance Baker's life?

    The killing of a homeless man by police in Portland, Maine, should be a wake-up call, but city officials aren't taking action.

  • ¿Vale la pena protestar?

    Es a menudo difícil imaginar tener un impacto sobre la sociedad. Las protestas masivas nos ayudan en ese proceso de imaginación y transformación.

February 27, 2017

  • The rise of the bad jobs economy

    Work with irregular hours, variable earnings and temporary status is becoming more common than ever--and it's fueling working-class discontent.

  • Meet Dr. "Poverty Is a Choice" Carson

    With Ben Carson taking over Housing and Urban Development, the prospects don't look good for affordable housing--or poor people.

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