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February 18, 2011

  • How Debs became a socialist

    Eugene V. Debs is probably the most famous American socialist--and he became a socialist through the lessons he learned at work and in struggle.

February 17, 2011

  • Wisconsin unions turn up the heat

    The second mass protest in as many days in the state capital of Madison has raised the stakes in labor's fight against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

  • Shock waves from a revolution

    The dizzying momentum of the Egyptian and Tunisian revolutions is ricocheting around the Middle East--and upsetting a U.S.-led system of domination.

  • Power grab by Egypt's military

    Egypt's military has consolidated its position after Mubarak's downfall--and taken hesitant steps to assert its authority over the masses.

  • U.S. threats against Aristide

    The return of Jean-Bertrand Aristide to Haiti, in the context of a shifting balance of power, has Washington on high alert.

  • The battle for UPR heats up

    Students at the University of Puerto Rico, supported by faculty and campus workers, are standing up to a new attack by the administration.

  • Exodus II: Let the Pharaoh Go

    The Egyptian people created a sequel of the Biblical story of the Exodus, but with a few important changes.

  • A fight for affordable housing

    More than 60 people came out on Valentine's Day in Washington, D.C., to defend affordable housing with the message “Have a heart, save our homes.”

  • LA vendors fight harassment

    More than 50 people protested against police harassment of street vendor Andres Laynes, who was arrested for selling T-shirts.

  • Racist murders and the right wing

    The murders of a father and daughter by anti-immigrant "activists" sends a chilling message about what their movement stands for.

  • Views in brief

    Teachers aren't expendable | Sports owners plan to fleece LA | Egypt, technology and revolution | Zionism's attack in academia

February 16, 2011

February 15, 2011

  • Imperial hypocrisies

    What the course of the revolution in Egypt exposed is that the supposed U.S. commitment to values like democracy and freedom is highly selective.

  • Transformed by the revolution

    As ordinary people cast off resignation and obedience, as they take control of their communities and the streets, they become unrecognizable to their rulers.

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