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October 7, 2009

  • Voices against the G20

    A summit meeting of the G20 was met by an outpouring of challenges and protests by activists from a broad range of movements.

  • The value of Afghan lives

    The media response to the case of alleged bomb plotter Najibullah Zazi is producing fear and terror in the Afghan American community.

  • The next step in our struggle

    Thousands of grassroots LGBT activists will come together with one simple demand: "Full equality in all matters of the law, in all 50 states. Now!"

  • Views in brief

    Medical students for choice | Breaking up with capitalism | Politics as usual in Chicago

October 6, 2009

  • The lessons of 1934

    The three victorious strikes that paved the way for the struggles to come in the 1930s were led by radicals dedicated to solidarity and rank-and-file democracy.

  • Seattle homeless camp evicted

    The city of Seattle is ratcheting up the war on its most vulnerable citizens. But the homeless and their supporters are standing up to the attack.

  • Where is Honduras headed?

    The coup-makers say they'll lift a state of emergency and may allow deposed President Manuel Zelaya to return to office--but they still plan to keep their grip.

  • Why we're marching, too

    SocialistWorker.org asked activists around the country to say what this week's National Equality March for LGBT rights means to them.

  • Boeing wins decert vote in S.C.

    Machinists at a Boeing plant in Charleston, S.C., voted on September 10 to decertify the IAM as their bargaining representative.

October 5, 2009

  • Why we're marching

    SocialistWorker.org asked activists from around the country to say what the National Equality March for LGBT rights means to them.

  • When losing is really winning

    Chicago officials and the city's business elite mourned the defeat of their bid for the 2016 Olympics, but residents can now breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Their long road to justice

    It took more than two decades for prosecutors to finally admit the truth--that Ronnie Kitchen and Marvin Reeves were innocent men.

  • The lying game about Iran

    The manufactured crisis over Iran's supposed "nuclear capabilities" has echoes of the U.S. case for invading Iraq in 2003.

  • Pittsburgh protests repression

    A week after the crackdown on protest at the Group of 20 summit, activists and supporters of free speech rallied to defend their rights.

  • A chorus of support for UCSC students

    Activists involved in a student takeover at the University of California-Santa Cruz discuss their actions and the support they've received.

October 3, 2009

  • ACORN in the crosshairs

    It was no surprise when Glenn Beck went on the attack after an incriminating video of ACORN workers surfaced--but then Congress joined in.

October 2, 2009

  • Capitalism, we're through

    Millions will find in Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story a confirmation of their bitterness with the system--and their aspiration for something better.

  • Will the U.S. back off Iran?

    Iran's agreement to allow inspection of a nuclear facility and negotiate with the Obama administration won't end U.S. attempts to impose its will.

  • A revolt against military terror

    The renowned novelist and global justice activist recounts the summer 2008 rebellion of the people of Kashmir against India's military occupation.

  • A new way to attack abortion

    Conservative lawmakers are latching onto abortion access as a new wedge to drive health care reform even further away from providing care to all.

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