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June 15, 2011

June 14, 2011

  • The real scandal is the media frenzy

    The biggest (non-)sex scandal of the year was brought to us by cyber-stalking, right-wing slanderers--but the media are eating it up anyway.

  • Sending a message in New York City

    A growing movement against budget cuts in New York City is headed toward a showdown with Michael Bloomberg and Andrew Cuomo.

  • Oscar Grant's killer goes free

    Less than a year after being convicted of killing Oscar Grant III, former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was released from jail on June 13.

  • Let them play

    The man who proposed that women soccer players wear "hot pants" now wants to ban the Iranian women's team for wearing hijabs.

  • Passion is a weapon

    In a music world where so many groups try to be above it all, the future rests with acts like Prayers for Atheists.

  • Views in brief

    Which direction forward for Spain? | Challenging the athletes' salaries | Don't hide anarchist history | Time to retire "retarded" | Violence is not an end

June 13, 2011

  • Trying to drown Syria's revolution in blood

    As some soldiers join the rebellion in Syria, the Assad regime is attempting to crush the democracy revolt with the mass killing of civilians.

  • The revolution put to the test

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists call for resistance to the military council and its attempts to turn back the revolution.

  • The myth of liberal Zionism

    Many Israelis say they are horrified by the rise of right in their country--but the war on Palestinians was carried out for years by "left" Zionists.

  • Wisconsin's budget battle begins

    A showdown is shaping up as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators try to force through their budget.

  • A new women's rights movement in the streets

    SlutWalk Chicago and Los Angeles were a sign of the potential that exists to build a new, unapologetic women's rights movement

  • An attack on dissent in NYC

    Some 40 people gathered in the lobby of New York City's LGBT Center to protest a ban on groups supporting Palestinian rights.

June 10, 2011

  • The sit-down strikes

    The sit-down strike wave of 1936-37 was the highest point of class struggle in the history of the U.S. labor movement.

  • Marching with the military families

    In October 2003, veterans and family members of soldiers stationed in Iraq came to Washington, D.C., to protest George Bush's war and occupation.

  • Nueva fase en la revolución

    Tras la ola de la masiva protesta de mayo 27, la izquierda egipcia esta desafiando al régimen militar y preparándose para la próxima fase de la revolución.

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