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July 27, 2017

July 26, 2017

  • The summer of fear for NYC subway riders

    A series of derailments and track fires have raised urgent questions about the safety of the New York City subway system for riders and workers alike.

  • What happened at Evergreen State?

    Evergreen State made headlines over protests that provoked violent threats from the far right, leading to a campus shutdown.

  • Someday this army is going to leave

    The struggle by Korean farmers confronting the U.S. military's largest overseas base is part of a long history of resistance.

  • Rio's Olympic body count

    No matter the country, the legacy of past Olympic Games that always leaves the most lasting mark is the body count.

July 25, 2017

  • Who's guilty of murder in San Antonio?

    Authorities are promising to go after human traffickers following the horrific deaths of 10 migrants in Texas--but the guilty go all the way to the top.

  • Can we count on the courts to stop DAPL?

    A judge has ruled against the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it will take a struggle beyond the courts to stop Trump and the oil industry.

  • Don't let fear be the lesson

    A renowned scholar is returning to the U.S. without a job in academia, but he doesn't regret his defense of the Palestinian struggle.

  • When capitalism is finally history

    The Museum of Capitalism asks visitors to think about the system all around us as if it has already been relegated to the dustbin.

July 24, 2017

  • Detroit's Great Rebellion of 1967

    On the 50th anniversary of an urban revolt in the heart of American capitalism at the time, SW interviewed the co-author of Detroit: I Do Mind Dying.

  • Deconstructing Israeli mythology

    Ilan Pappe's Ten Myths About Israel is an excellent book for anyone trying to separate fact from the fiction used to justify Zionism.

  • No place for pinkwashing

    Pro-Israel marchers say they were unfairly barred from Chicago Dyke March, but they were there to disrupt a pro-Palestine event.

  • Morocco continues to rise up

    The revolt in Morocco's Rif region is far from over, despite attempts by the monarchy to prevent a snowball effect in the country.

July 21, 2017

July 20, 2017

  • The myth of the "Rust Belt reactionaries"

    The U.S. is strewn with the wreckage of neoliberalism, including across the Midwest, where its victims are blamed for Trump's victory last fall.

  • The YIMBYs push unaffordable housing

    A new wave of organizations that proudly claims the name "Yes In My Backyard" stands for letting developers keep building.

  • Seeing all the faces of the Russian Revolution

    A new book about the Russian Revolution distinguishes itself by capturing the complexity of social groups in motion.

  • Calling for decent jobs

    The author of a new book on call centers discusses the changing face of labor--and the potential for organizing these workers.

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