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March 23, 2011

  • The imperialist scramble for Libya

    The U.S.-led air and missile assault on Libya is aimed at derailing the Arab revolutions and asserting imperialist domination in an oil-rich country.

  • Haiti after Aristide's return

    Jean-Bertrand Aristide's return to the country from which he was kidnapped seven years ago will transform Haitian politics.

  • Their empty talk of liberating Afghan women

    The barring of Malalai Joya from the U.S. underlines the hypocrisy of the U.S. claim that it is liberating women in Afghanistan.

  • A ruling against free speech on campus

    Loretta Capeheart, a professor at Chicago's Northeastern Illinois University, has gotten alarming news about her right to dissent.

  • Revolutionary letters

    A new collection of the letters of Polish socialist Rosa Luxemburg provides important insights into the life of the renowned writer, theoretician and organizer.

  • Pain, promise and protest

    Lupe Fiasco's new album Lasers is finally out, after threats of protest reversed Atlantic Records' attempts to shelve it.

  • Chasing Wisconsin Republicans to D.C.

    More than 1,000 labor activists, union organizers and students protested a Washington, D.C., fundraiser organized by Wisconsin Republicans.

  • Nazi march shut down

    Hundreds of anti-racists turned out to block the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement from marching near Los Angeles.

March 22, 2011

  • The making of Scott Walker

    Throughout his career, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's slavish devotion to corporate interests has ensured a steady flow of business support and big money.

  • Tunisia's ongoing revolution

    Though it has taken place outside the media spotlight, the struggle in Tunisia has made crucial advances since the fall of a dictator.

  • Wisconsin teachers take the lead

    A founder of the progressive Rethinking Schools magazine talks about the struggle in Wisconsin and the issues at stake for teachers.

  • Protesting a governor's power grab

    Labor organized a protest against Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's anti-union legislation, but failed to back an occupation.

  • Facing Intrusive Memories

    Intrusive Memories is a brutal and at times beautiful depiction of the psychological consequences of war on those fighting it.

  • Stopping the nuclear dinosaur

    The production of nuclear energy is the hallmark of an irrational system that has driven our ecosystem to the brink. It can't be fixed.

  • Wisconsin and the fighting badgers

    The protests in Wisconsin brought home the reality of class struggle in a way that, until now, I had only read about in books.

March 21, 2011

  • Nothing humanitarian about U.S. intervention

    Western leaders are congratulating themselves for taking "decisive military intervention" in Libya, but their goals are self-serving, not humanitarian.

  • Don't let Mugabe silence dissent

    March 21 is an international day of action to demand that Zimbabwe's government drop all charges against a group of 45 socialists and activists.

  • Vulnerable to disaster around the world

    An expert on energy issues and veteran anti-nuclear activist explains the implications of the Japanese nuclear disaster for the U.S.

  • High stakes in UTLA election

    Members of United Teachers Los Angeles face a choice between incumbent reformers trying to take the union forward and more conservative challengers.

  • Let Malalai Joya speak

    The U.S. government has denied a visa to Malalai Joya, the acclaimed antiwar and women's rights activist and former member of Afghanistan's parliament.

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