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June 4, 2009

  • Giving cops even more power

    Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and Police Superintendent Jody Weis have begun equipping police with M4 assault rifles.

  • The lords of water

    There appears to be a certain culture of thinking in relation to water rights and allocation.

June 3, 2009

  • Next steps for our movement asked a group of activists and writers for their views on the movement for marriage equality, and where it should go next.

  • Is Employee Free Choice dead?

    Corporate America is increasingly confident that it will defeat the most "controversial" parts of proposed pro-union legislation.

  • Mourning Dr. Tiller's murder

    In an outpouring of anger and grief, hundreds of abortion rights supporters came out in several cities following the murder of Dr. George Tiller.

  • Feeding children is not a crime

    Five founders of the Holy Land Foundation were given outrageously harsh prison sentences for the "crime" of providing aid to needy Palestinians.

  • Midwest antiwar activists meet

    The Midwest Campus Antiwar Network conference at the University of Cincinnati brought together activists from the region.

June 2, 2009

June 1, 2009

  • Operation Entrapment

    The four men accused of plotting to bomb synagogues and shoot down military planes seem to have been lured to participate by an FBI informant.

  • Murdered for defending women's rights

    Dr. George Tiller, an abortion provider in Kansas who for decades has been a target of anti-abortionists, was shot to death as he attended church.

  • Sotomayor's sporting opinions

    Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s past rulings in sports cases showed her to be left wing in theory, but right wing in practice.

  • The proof that class still rules

    The Labour Party is coming out worst in the scandal over MP's expenses because they've pushed the idea that class is no longer an issue.

  • UW custodians lead the fight

    Hundreds of workers and students confronted the University of Washington Board of Regents May 28 over plans for budget cuts.

May 29, 2009

  • Taking the middle ground

    Conservatives are in an uproar over Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court. But maybe it's liberals who should be concerned.

  • Is North Korea the real threat?

    When it comes to nuclear weapons and the threat of war on the Korean peninsula, the driving force has been the U.S. government.

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