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September 8, 2009

  • Hammer and Sickle High?

    Regardless of how cross-eyed with rage they get, the right couldn't be more wrong when they rant about Barack Obama trying to indoctrinate school kids.

  • Is it as simple as "tax the rich"?

    The rich have a simple solution to the California budget crisis: Make workers, the poor, children and the elderly pay. We propose our own simple solution.

  • A blind eye to Israeli apartheid

    In the last three months, the Netanyahu government has introduced new restrictions on travel to the West Bank, further tightening the noose on Palestinians.

  • SF hotel workers unite for a fair contract

    Some 1,200 members of UNITE HERE Local 2 and their supporters convened in the heart of San Francisco as the workers' contracts expired.

September 4, 2009

  • The making of a scapegoat

    Abdel Basset Ali al-Megrahi endured a terrible travesty of justice with his conviction for the Lockerbie bombing--as he is again with the hysteria over his release.

  • Support builds for SK strikers

    A strike to protest a cut-off of health benefits is gaining increasing solidarity--and even Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is taking note.

  • Getting health care to those who need it

    A nurse who worked at Los Angeles Forum offering free medical services describes the dire need for health care across the U.S.

  • Scenes of resistance in Honduras

    An activist shares his journal from a trip to Honduras as part of a human rights delegation after the coup that overthrew Manuel Zelaya.

  • Time to demand full equality

    Veteran LGBT rights activist Cleve Jones spoke to crowds in Chicago and Madison, Wis., to make the case for the National Equality March.

September 3, 2009

  • Why the free market can't cure health care

    If there's any idea worth rethinking, it's Whole Foods CEO John Mackey's claim that our needs are best met through the unfettered free market.

  • Heartless at Howard

    RNC Chair Michael Steele showed his contempt at an event at Howard University when he mocked a woman whose mother just died of cancer.

  • It's time to be audacious

    Having a "realistic" approach to struggles--and accepting that we have to make concessions--will only weaken our movement.

  • I will remember everything I have seen

    In Diary of Bergen-Belsen, Hanna Lévy-Hass gives a never-read-before look at Nazi internment as told by a Jewish resistance fighter.

  • Our voices deserve to be heard

    Many people at a San Diego town hall supported single-payer--but with a dismissive Democrat and right-wingers on hand, they had to fight to be heard.

  • Defending vendors in Jackson Heights

    An attack on the rights of sidewalk vendors in Jackson Heights in New York uses the language of the anti-immigrant right.

September 2, 2009

  • When health care is a right

    My recent encounter with Britain's National Health Service was a stark contrast with the U.S.--and exposed all the right's lies about socialized medicine.

  • Why we need rebels

    The bipartisan support for the savage budget cuts in California highlights the need for radicalism, struggle and organization.

  • Time to dump Blackwater

    The mercenary firm Blackwater is facing a new set of shocking revelations about its behavior. So why is it still on the government payroll?

  • Tired of sacrifice for their crisis

    It's the start of another school year in San Francisco, and teachers are having to deal with the consequences of filling a $60 million budget gap.

  • Demanding justice for Tyli'a Mack

    Hundreds of people in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco rallied in honor of murdered transgender woman Tyli'a Mack.

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