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February 17, 2010

  • Join us in resisting the cuts

    A San Francisco teacher asks Superintendent Carlos Garcia to answer the question all defenders of social justice must: Which side am I on?

  • Will Local 952 take on UPS?

    Teamster rank-and-filers in Southern California are challenging their union leaders' failure to confront UPS over contract violations.

  • Stopping the Nazis in Dresden

    More than 10,000 people from all over Germany and Europe gathered in Dresden to prevent the neo-Nazis from marching.

  • What Measures 66 and 67 mean

    The passage of measures in Oregon to raise corporate taxes give a glimpse into the anger that people feel at having to pay for the economic crisis.

  • Banning abortion costs lives

    A display by University of Washington's "Students for Life" tried to convince people that abortions were harmful to women's health.

February 16, 2010

  • U.S. ratchets up the pressure on Iran

    The U.S. is preparing for stiff new sanctions against Iran as the government of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tightens its grip on power.

  • A military occupation in disguise

    The rapid mobilization of U.S troops in Haiti wasn't done for humanitarian reasons--we're seeing a neoliberal economic plan imposed, at gunpoint if necessary.

  • An old buffoon's new complaint

    Beneath the Oxford education, Christopher Hitchens has all the subtlety of a blowtorch--and unfortunately, he's now turned his attention to sports.

  • Our chance to send a message

    The people who step up for the March 4th Day of Action in California will be the people whose voices get heard across the state.

  • Protesting Uganda's anti-LGBT bill

    About 50 people rallied in Boston to oppose Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill and call out connections to the right-wing organization The Family.

February 15, 2010

  • Washington Inc.

    The U.S. claims to be the "world's greatest democracy," but the Washington political system is organized around serving a wealthy minority.

  • A system where safety comes last

    Toyota did everything it could to avoid a recall of potentially deadly cars, but the U.S. officials pointing their fingers deserve some of the blame.

  • Thousands protest the Games

    Some 5,000 people took to the streets of Vancouver to protest the opening of the corporate sporting festival known as the 2010 Winter Olympics.

  • Believing what they wanted to

    If you want to understand the details of how we went to war in Iraq, it is probably best not to watch a single moment of Britain's Chilcot inquiry.

  • Dominican solidarity with Haiti

    Support for Haitians organized by ordinary people in the neighboring Dominican Republic has forced the government to act.

  • Teamsters victory at Continental

    The Teamsters union won the right to represent ground workers at Continental Airlines, which had fought off a decade of unionization efforts.

February 12, 2010

  • A recovery that leaves workers behind

    Growth has returned to the U.S. economy--for now--but working people are still being hammered by joblessness and low wages.

  • Sharing in a common struggle

    Howard Zinn embodied the understanding that the experience of being part of struggle alongside and for others is the most meaningful life one can live.

  • Where's our rainy day fund?

    Teachers and students at a Watsonville, Calif., school are having to crowd together after the building was damaged in a storm.

  • Why won't they tax Wall Street?

    Teachers and other workers are organizing against budget cuts in New York, including preparations for protests on March 4.

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