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June 9, 2009

June 8, 2009

  • Change Lite from the Obama White House

    Fewer then six months into the new administration, we're finding out that beneath the rhetoric of "change" lies more continuity than many expected.

  • A Bush in sheep's clothing

    Once you strip away the courtesies, the substance of President Obama's speech in Cairo indicates there is likely to be little real change in U.S. policy.

  • Bringing help to Gaza

    Earlier this year, we brought an aid convoy across Europe and northern Africa, and into Gaza. And now, we're doing it again, this time from the U.S.

  • Why I want a DeVos loss

    Richard DeVos operates the Orlando Magic like the sporting arm of a radical right-wing empire, whose reach extends from makeup to militias.

  • Day of action for single-payer

    Supporters of single-payer health care joined protests in more than 50 cities on May 30 in a National Day of Action for Single Payer Health Care.

June 5, 2009

  • How the other 0.000003 percent lives

    An examination of the 10 richest Americans reveals a rogue's gallery of serial polluters, budget-slashers, CIA contractors, union-busters and right-wing nuts.

  • A woman's right, no matter when or why

    The stories of the women who depended on Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions in the direst of circumstances expose the lies of the right.

  • The nightmare that doesn't end

    The suicide of a Guantánamo Bay detainee offered a stark reminder that the Obama administration has yet to keep its promise.

  • The politics of bait and switch

    The Democrats under Obama have unleashed a slew of anti-environmental policies that would have enraged conservationists during the Bush years.

  • Join us at Socialism 2009 will be hosting sessions at Socialism 2009--featuring Jeremy Scahill in Chicago and John Pilger in San Francisco.

June 4, 2009

  • Twenty years after Tiananmen Square

    China's Tiananmen Square revolt challenged a government that claimed to stand for socialism, but in reality ruled over an exploitative and oppressive system.

  • The red badge of courage

    The paranoia that veterans carry when they return home seems so out of place, but we will never be able to put the war behind us.

  • Images of a revolutionary life

    Ninety years after her death, Rosa Luxemburg's life is the subject of an online exhibition that documents the achievements of this great revolutionary.

  • Stakes get higher at Stella D'oro

    More than 500 people marched in support of strikers at the Stella D'oro cookie factory as the walkout approaches its one-year anniversary.

  • 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.

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