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April 2, 2012

  • Japan's untouchable workers

    The job of cleaning up after the Fukushima nuclear disaster has fallen to a permanent underclass of Japanese workers.

  • Protesting UC tuition hikes

    Students and union members protested tuition hikes at a University of California Board of Regents meeting.

March 30, 2012

  • A system built on slavery

    From the beginning of European settlement in the Americas, slavery played an essential role in capitalism's development.

  • Does all power corrupt?

    One fundamental difference between Marxists and anarchists is their different approaches to the question of authority.

  • América Inc. planea baja paga

    Los trabajos regresan, pero olvídate de un sueldo de vida, amenos que estemos preparados para demandar uno.

March 29, 2012

  • What every Black man in America must learn

    SW contributors remember their experiences with "the talk"--when family or friends tried to prepare them for a lifetime of dealing with racism and the police.

  • The media assassination of Trayvon

    After first ignoring Trayvon Martin's murder, some in the media have now responded by blaming the victim.

  • Injustices and the mandate

    The Supreme Court debate about Obama's health care law focused on its fundamental flaw: that it puts the interests of insurance companies first.

  • Rhee's policies live on

    Despite a groundswell of opposition to corporate "reform" in the nation's capital, several D.C. schools are slated to close.

  • Rallying for Trayvon and Bo

    A protest in Madison, Wis., focused on a murder in a nearby town with chilling echoes of the death of Trayvon Martin.

  • The Heat stand for Trayvon

    The fact that Lebron James used his exalted platform to speak out for Trayvon Martin should be a great source of hope.

March 28, 2012

  • Their plan for low-wage America

    Jobs are coming back, but you can forget about a living wage--unless you and your co-workers are organized enough to demand one.

  • The mission is the atrocity

    The massacre of Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier is the predictable consequence of a war sustained by an enormous lie.

  • Ready to fight in East County

    School boards in the Portland area are taking aim at local teachers' unions--but teachers want to make a united stand.

  • Behind the coup in Mali

    A military coup threatens to worsen the crisis in an impoverished country where ethnic conflicts could escalate.

  • Why is Alabama opposing DNA testing?

    Will Thomas Arthur be executed without being allowed testing on evidence that could prove his innocence?

  • Rallying for Texas schools

    Thousands of parents, students and teachers marched against the devastating cuts that are killing Texas schools.

March 27, 2012

  • The racism that connects these murders

    The killings of Trayvon Martin and Shaima Alawadi took place on opposite ends of the country, but both are the bitter fruit of institutional racism.

  • Welcome to "Repress U"

    Since September 11, universities have more and more become tools of intelligence gathering and paramilitary training.

  • The sad history of Sanford

    Trayvon Martin was killed in the same town that almost forced Jackie Robinson from major league baseball half a century ago.

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