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July 28, 2011

  • A scandal rooted in union-busting

    The attack on union rights was central to the development of the ethos that generated the Murdoch hacking scandal.

  • A losing game

    We'll never know how much more Amy Winehouse could have done if her talent had been nurtured rather than exploited.

  • Blaming a mother for a tragedy

    Raquel Nelson, an African American mother, was convicted by an all-white jury after her son was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

July 27, 2011

July 26, 2011

  • Justice and the struggle for Palestine

    A well-known voice of the Palestinian movement talks about new developments in Israel's war--and what lies ahead for the struggle.

  • ILWU takes on union-buster

    Longshore workers are escalating the fight to force a corporate conglomerate to use ILWU labor at a new facility in Longview, Wash.

  • The heads keep on rolling

    As the News of the World scandal unfolds, more crooks are being exposed--from media moguls to government officials.

  • The poetry of struggle

    A new book by spoken word artist Remi Kanazi gives voice to Palestinian humor and defiance in the face of oppression.

  • A fake solution to the obesity crisis

    A recommendation in the Journal of the American Medical Association to put obese children in foster care smacks of racism and paternalism.

July 25, 2011

  • Right-wing terror in Norway

    The fanatic who went on a killing spree in Norway has connections to the far right that extend to the anti-Muslim bigots in the U.S.

  • Dead over a $2 train fare

    The killing of Kenneth Harding--over a $2 transit fare--was the third fatal police shooting in San Francisco in the past two months.

  • What Bloombergville achieved

    Two activists against Michael Bloomberg's cuts discuss the lessons of an activists' encampment in the shadow of City Hall.

  • America's outlaw comic

    A new movie biography about comedian Bill Hicks is a welcome tribute to the life and comedy of a powerful renegade.

  • Opposing anti-choicers at Baltimore's Artscape

    Pro-choice activists turned out to counter an anti-choice picket of the Artscape festival in Baltimore.

July 22, 2011

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