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March 25, 2011

  • Lessons from the War Zone

    During the mid-1990s, the struggle of workers at A.E. Staley in Decatur, Ill., became the center of a labor upsurge in the central Illinois "War Zone."

March 24, 2011

  • The anti-Muslim scapegoaters

    The bigots who seek to exploit economic and social uncertainty to spread a message of hate and fear against Muslims must be confronted.

  • Why is the U.S. afraid of Malalai Joya?

    U.S. audiences want to hear Afghan women's rights and antiwar activist Malalai Joya, but the Obama administration is denying her a visa.

  • I wish you Egypt

    It is time for the world's people, particularly the most exploited and downtrodden, to reclaim control over our common destiny.

  • Blaming an 11-year-old victim

    How do you make an unspeakable act of sexual violence against an 11-year-old worse? Imply that she was "asking for it."

  • Protesting the "Heavy Haul"

    A struggle is building against a new tar sands refinery in Alberta, Canada--and the Big Oil's shipment of massive equipment to the site.

  • Protesting eight years of war

    Hundreds of people attended demonstrations in Chicago and Seattle on the eighth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

  • End the nuclear renaissance now

    It isn't just natural disasters that threaten the 104 U.S. nuclear plants--it's also the inevitability of an error because of cost-cutting and the profit motive.

  • The left should run in Wisconsin

    In Wisconsin, the left should contest the recall elections with independent candidates committed to a "no concessions" platform.

  • The lesson of Japan's tragedy

    Humanity's appetite for power and weapons has resulted in the Earth being dotted with nuclear power plants and enrichment facilities.

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.

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