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March 16, 2012

  • Socialists and the united front

    The experience of struggle can help convince people whose consciousness is shifting to adopt a socialist point of view.

  • Workers take on Boss Hog

    In their fight for a union at Smithfield Foods' Tar Heel, N.C., plant, workers faced an employer who would stop at nothing.

  • Horrores garantizados

    La masacre en Afganistán fue una atrocidad causada por el imperialismo de EE.UU.--y la única manera de poner fin a esa violencia es acabar con la ocupación.

March 15, 2012

  • Pickpocketed at the pump

    Gas prices are on the rise again, leaving many working-class families with the choice of cutting back on other necessities or going further into debt.

  • Looking back on March 5

    Protests in Sacramento on March 5 showed the discontent with relentless austerity--but also the work ahead of us.

  • Pure corporate greed at American Crystal

    A locked-out worker at American Crystal Sugar explains the stakes in this important Midwestern labor struggle.

  • Egyptian strikers face torture

    Striking workers at the Somid Company Port near Egypt's Suez Canal were arrested and tortured by Egyptian police.

  • Marian Price needs our support

    Unless the courts intervene or a British official orders her release, Marian Price could spend the rest of her life in prison.

  • Solidarity with New Zealand dockers

    Striking New Zealand longshore workers were recently joined by their ILWU brothers and sisters to protest casualization.

  • Meeting in Astoria to defend education

    On March 17, teachers from all over New York will converge on Athens Square Park in Queens to discuss public education issues.

March 14, 2012

  • A war that guarantees atrocities

    The massacre in Afghanistan was an atrocity caused by U.S. imperialism--and the only way to end such violence is to end the occupation.

  • The other America

    A speech King gave three weeks before he was killed focused on issues of racism, poverty and war that are still with us today.

  • United for civil rights in Ala.

    A march retracing the route of civil rights activists from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 highlighted the crucial struggles that we face today.

  • Treated like a criminal for speaking up

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called a Navy SEAL an "idiot" and had state troopers eject him from a town hall meeting.

  • Standing up to Columbia's union-bashing

    The clerical union at Columbia University is drawing a line against their employer's demand for concessions.

  • Another Montgomery is needed

    We need a struggle against discrimination today like the Montgomery bus boycott that defeated segregation in the 1950s.

  • Vigil for massacre victims

    Some 75 antiwar activists held a candlelight vigil in New York City for the Afghan civilians murdered by a U.S. soldier.

March 13, 2012

  • A struggle for education justice in Chicago

    The showdown between the Chicago Teachers Union and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is over nothing less than the future of public education in the city.

  • Debating the Gates Foundation

    We didn't expect the Gates Foundation to show up for a debate on school "reform," but they did. They were delicious.

  • The triumphs of Karl and Jenny Marx

    A recent book brings Karl Marx to life more vividly than any other with its portraits of his wife Jenny, their children and their comrades.

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