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January 6, 2011

  • Why it's right to defend Assange

    If U.S. persecution against Julian Assange succeeds, the left--and all struggles against oppression--will pay the price, too.

  • The "freedom" to have no health care

    The war against universal health care reflects not only corporate power, but also the cruel contempt that the elites have for ordinary people.

January 5, 2011

January 4, 2011

  • Race, class and Marxism

    For Marxists, there is an inseparable link between racism and capitalism--and therefore a commitment to fighting racism as part of the struggle for socialism.

  • Living in fear of the government

    The FBI's targeting of Muslims has left many people in the community frightened, but Bay Area activists are organizing a challenge.

  • A state of de-legitimacy

    More and more people are questioning Western governments' foreign policies that seem tailored to satisfy Israel.

  • For an end to the debt crisis

    The president of the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt looks at the global debt crisis--and how some smaller nations are refusing to pay.

  • A snow job from Bloomberg

    The blame for the bungled job for clearing New York City streets of snow belongs on the state and New York City governments.

  • We should focus on WikiLeaks, not Assange

    Our banners shouldn't say "Defend Assange," but "Defend Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks" or "WikiLeaks is not a terrorist organization."

January 3, 2011

  • Why the climate summit sank

    The never-ending drive for profit and the imperial power politics dictate the chronic inability of world leaders to make progress on climate change.

  • A passion for the cause of justice

    The reaction of shock and sadness to the news of his death speaks volumes about the deep impression that Kevin Chojczak has left on all of us.

  • A chilling effect on our rights

    Campus chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine express their solidarity with the targets of a federal witch-hunt.

  • A system beyond repair

    Ted Rall's new book The Anti-American Manifesto is an audacious, though flawed, call for fundamental change in U.S. society.

  • Hotel workers’ fight escalates

    Coordinated actions by hotel workers in San Francisco, Honolulu and Chicago were part of a UNITE HERE push for fair contracts.

  • Mass. activists stop auction

    Protesters joined Noelia Ramos outside her house to stop a foreclosure auction and keep her family in their home for the holidays.

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