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June 11, 2015

  • A Vermont socialist's guide to Bernie Sanders

    A Vermont socialist looks behind the image to examine the real record of self-identified "independent" Bernie Sanders.

  • SYRIZA's left pushes back

    As Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposes further concessions, the left wing of his party is arguing to halt the retreat.

  • Argentina marches for women's lives

    Hundreds of thousands filled the streets of Argentina's capital in opposition to a high-profile surge of violence against women.

  • Will the European Union stay united?

    Economic crisis has been met by with punishing austerity drive, raising questions about the future of the European Union.

June 10, 2015

  • No swimming, no peace

    Protesters took to the streets of McKinney, Texas, in response to a sickening racist assault on Black teenagers for the crime of "swimming while Black."

  • Tortured to death in New York City

    Traumatized by years of torture in New York jails, Kalief Browder took his own life--after bravely exposing the horrors he had faced.

  • Supporting Sanders sends the wrong message

    Bernie Sanders is generating excitement with a populist message, but his Democratic Party campaign won't help the left.

  • Election Day discontent in Mexico

    Mexico held midterm elections in a day marked by confrontations between police and protesters, especially in the south.

  • Smearing the Syrian uprising

    Conspiracy theories that the U.S. fueled the rise of ISIS are a backhanded attack on the Syrian uprising against Assad.

  • A political balance sheet in Argentina

    An Argentinian socialist makes a case for how the country's left can widen its appeal while maintaining its principles.

June 9, 2015

  • The end of Iraq?

    An eyewitness to Iraq's suffering describes the conditions as the country is torn apart by a sectarian conflict for which the U.S. is to blame.

  • Stateless and left out at sea

    The images of emaciated migrants in boats sent back to sea in Southeast Asia have shocked the world, but this is not new.

  • The broken system that killed my son

    The mother of a police murder victim in Boston is still fighting for justice, but Black Lives Matter has given her hope.

  • The fossil fuel subsidy scam

    The equivalent of 6.5 percent of global GDP is being poured into an industry that is driving the world to catastrophe.

  • In the wrong place at the right time

    The dual-unionist strategy of syndicalist formations put them outside the main terrain of class struggle at important times.

June 8, 2015

  • How I snuck into an Israeli weapons expo

    It was the perfect juxtaposition: herded through a West Bank checkpoint to arrive two hours and four buses later at a Tel Aviv weapons expo.

  • A ban to punish Wisconsin women

    Wisconsin Republicans are trying to pass a cruel 20-week ban on abortion--and using junk science about fetal pain to justify it.

  • A big change in the S.F. teachers union

    The longtime president and numerous allies were defeated by candidates from the Educators for a Democratic Union caucus.

  • Solidarity is how we win

    The struggles to make Black Lives Matter and win social justice for LGBTQ people aren't separate, but interconnected.

  • ¿Mantendrá SYRIZA la raya?

    El gobierno en Grecia está siendo presionado a optar entre la capitulación y la confrontación, y la izquierda del partido quiere trazar una línea.

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