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May 23, 2011

  • So how is Obama on our side?

    If we want to prevent politicians from wrecking public schools, we need a better strategy than reelecting Barack Obama.

  • The Olympian war on Brazil's poor

    Every day in the slums that surround Brazil's major cities, the authorities are "making Brazil ready for the Games."

  • Bob Marley's legacy of unity

    Thirty years after his death, Bob Marley's shadow looms larger than ever--especially where people are fighting for liberation.

  • A one-day strike at Kaiser

    Members of the National Union of Healthcare Workers took action against Kaiser's unfair labor practices with a one-day strike.

  • Seattle fights for sick leave

    The Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce is pushing for a city ordinance to win paid sick leave rights for 190,000 workers.

May 20, 2011

  • The Teamster rebellion of 1934

    The 1934 Minneapolis truck drivers' strike helped shift the tide toward greater workers' combativity during the Great Depression.

  • We say no nukes at Seabrook

    In 1979, the construction site of the planned Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire became a national focus for anti-nuke protesters.

  • La economía de la miseria

    La economía estadounidense emerge de la recesión a un mundo Nuevo--uno en el cual el nivel de vida de todos, excepto el de unos pocos, ha sido drásticamente reducido.

May 19, 2011

May 18, 2011

  • The misery economy

    The U.S. economy is emerging from recession--into a new world in which the living standards of all but a tiny few have been drastically reduced.

  • The premiere of a movement

    Teachers and education justice activists made a film to counter the propaganda of the teacher-bashing Waiting for "Superman".

  • Left to die in the Mediterranean

    The death of dozens of migrants fleeing Libya aboard a rickety boat is an indictment of the West's "humanitarian" war.

  • Sitting in against Sodexo

    Students at the University of Washington turned up the heat with a sit-in to demand that the school end its contracts with the anti-worker Sodexo.

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