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December 5, 2011

  • Oakland greets John Carlos

    John Carlos, whose Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics helped define a generation, spoke to an electrified crowd at Laney College.

December 2, 2011

  • You should never give up

    We lost an irreplaceable voice for freedom and justice with the death of Martina Correia, the sister of Troy Davis.

  • What kind of party do we need?

    A leading member of ISO discusses what kind of organization socialists need to be effective in the fight against the system.

  • Does social change happen gradually?

    We're taught that social change is something that happens gradually--but this flies in the face of the historical record.

December 1, 2011

  • Unequal under the law

    The growing global criticism of Israel's apartheid system provides a ray of hope for Palestinians inside Israel, in the Occupied Territories and beyond.

  • Will Walker get the boot?

    Wisconsin's union-busting Republican governor faces a well-deserved recall effort, but the Democrats don't offer an alternative.

  • Decisions without democracy

    How many governments are left in Europe with the ability to shape economic policy according to a democratic mandate?

  • Hahn occupied at Santa Cruz

    Protests at University of California campuses that disrupted a Regents' teleconference were followed up by occupations.

  • Reports from Occupy: 12/1

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: San Jose, Calif.; Rochester, N.Y.

  • Connecting Occupy to union struggles

    Mobilizing rank-and-file workers to join the Occupy movement is crucial for bringing the social power of the working class to the fight.

November 30, 2011

  • Labor war in Longview

    Leaders of the ILWU struggle in Longview against a multinational conglomerate talk about the significance of this modern-day labor war.

  • Co-opt-upy Wall Street?

    The Occupy Wall Street movement in New York met police repression's subtler cousin during the November 17 day of action.

  • NBA players get played

    With the league coming off a year of record revenues, the players should be getting more--and instead, they took historic cuts.

  • The next banking crisis

    Banks in Europe are plagued by serious problems that go to the heart of what's wrong with financial sector practices.

  • Turning colleges into corporations

    The events at the University of California and Penn State are predictable in an era of neoliberal higher education.

  • Reports from Occupy: 11/30

    Look here for regularly updated news of the Occupy movement. In this round-up: Sacramento, Calif.

November 29, 2011

  • Resisting Juan Crow in Alabama

    Despite the devastating effects of Alabama's racist anti-immigrant law, activists are showing their determination to organize and fight back.

  • UC students turn up the heat

    The University of California Board of Regents had to cut short teleconference meetings after student protesters took over.

  • Less care for fewer and fewer

    Evidence of the health care crisis is piling up--and the actions of federal and state governments are making it worse.

  • Debating the Arab Spring

    A teach-in at UC Berkeley gave expression to important debates about the nature of the uprisings and the U.S. role in the region.

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