Juan Carlos Beica, an Argentinian socialist, has been sentenced to six months in jail for demonstrating against Israel's assault on Gaza.
The ouster of strongman Kurmanbek Bakiyev was the result of a mass revolt against poverty and the abuses of an authoritarian government.
The release of a classified video of U.S. troops gunning down two reporters in Iraq has unleashed a storm of criticism.
A Thai dissident who was forced to flee the country explains what's at stake in the mass demonstrations gripping Bangkok.
Workers at San Francisco's largest hotel began a three-day strike as part of a campaign to win the contact they deserve.
In a small town in Ireland, residents--mostly fishermen and farmers--are fighting Shell's attempt to install a natural gas pipeline.
Local businesses, especially hotels, have been more than happy to accommodate Rhode Island flood victims--but at a steep price.
Gemma Matilda Tomiko Hentsch, a transgender woman hailing from West Sussex, England, is being forced to leave the U.S. with little explanation.
While workers were reeling from the Great Recession, the top 25 hedge fund managers in the U.S. earned an incredible $25.3 billion in one year.
Diane Ravitch once supported free-market measures to "fix" public schools. Her new book shows why she changed her mind.
For years to come, the growth in public debt will be used by governments as an excuse to impose cuts on workers.
When music fans found out that a fake women's clinic was going to be part of Lilith Fair, they protested and won.
Some 200 activists gathered for the first-ever New York State Prisoner Justice Conference in late March to fight against the criminal injustice system.
During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama mocked the Republicans' chants of "drill, baby, drill." Now that he's president, it's a different story.
The deadliest mine disaster in more than 25 years has exposed once again that the coal industry's priority is on profits before people.
The struggle for the future of higher education is heating up at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where students are battling cuts and fee hikes.
Caster Semenya showed up to race in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in late March, and shamefully, officials wouldn't let her run.
Nurses at Temple University Hospital are on strike against management's demand for a gag rule to silence criticism of the hospital.
When U.S. soldiers leave the fighting behind, they come home to another war--one symbolized by the shocking unemployment levels among vets.
A Palestinian man explains what it's like to be separated from his community because he lives on the wrong side of Israel's sprawling apartheid wall.
Socialism 2015 | Chicago | July 2-5
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