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November 5, 2009

  • What does Maine tell us?

    In contrast to the surge of pro-LGBT activism and legislative progress, Maine voters overturned equal marriage rights by a narrow margin.

  • We need more than rhetoric

    If Tuesday's elections reveal nothing else, it's that the time for swooning over photo ops is past. We need action, not words.

  • The horror in Cambodia remembered

    Thirty years after he visited Pol Pot's Cambodia, John Pilger describes the holocaust he witnessed there.

  • Walking with the dead

    A new exhibit for the Day of the Dead at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago speaks to the experiences of immigrants in the U.S.

  • Class struggle in Puerto Rico

    Three Puerto Rican activists discuss the dynamics of the mass mobilization against the layoffs of more than 25,000 public-sector workers.

  • Michigan tuition hike protest

    A group of 30 Michigan State University students and faculty picketed the state capitol October 30 to combat recent budget cuts and tuition hikes.

November 4, 2009

  • The banksters plot their next robbery

    Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street firms are looking forward to a bonus orgy for executives this year--supposedly for a job well done.

  • The warlords' president

    Afghanistan's election farce came to a laughable end when Hamid Karzai was declared the winner after his rival dropped out of a run-off vote.

  • Screwing up health care on two continents

    The leading corporate lobbyist against a "public option" in the U.S. helped waste billions on "market reforms" of Britain's National Health Service.

  • What comes next in Honduras?

    With a deal that would restore Manuel Zelaya still in the balance, an opponent of the coup regime discusses the resistance's next move.

  • Stand and deliver for LGBT rights

    Forty years since Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities have again had enough. It's time to throw down the glove.

  • The audacity of Obama

    The American people made history in electing Barack Obama--and they expected big reforms instead of the same old America Obama represents.

  • Not the time for polemics

    While I often agree with the criticisms made in articles at, I think this is not the period for polemics.

November 3, 2009

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