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February 23, 2011

  • Ousting more than Mubarak

    The anti-democratic character of the Egyptian regime isn't accidental--it's the political form of capitalism in Egypt.

  • Conference on FBI repression

    Some 200 people gathered at Judson Memorial Church for a conference called by the Committee to Stop FBI Repression.

  • No to cuts for the disabled

    More than 100 people protested proposed "statewide service standards" to be imposed on the California Department of Developmental Services

February 22, 2011

  • Madison labor raises the stakes

    The latest move in the struggle to stop Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union assault is a South Central Federation of Labor resolution endorsing a general strike.

  • Qaddafi's bid to crush a revolution

    The regime of Libyan dictator Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi is trying to drown an anti-government uprising in blood.

  • Egypt stands with Wisconsin

    An Egyptian labor advocate sends solidarity to the struggle in Wisconsin against Scott Walker's assault on unions.

  • Bahrain, oil and rebellion

    The rebels in Bahrain are up against not just their own state but a global configuration of power predicated on the flow of oil that stands behind it.

  • UC tries to prosecute dissent

    Administrators are targeting University of California activists, including two students facing serious charges stemming from a November protest.

  • A win for academic freedom

    Brooklyn College administrators rehired lecturer Kristofer Petersen-Overton--in the face of a determined defense campaign.

  • Interstate solidarity

    An estimated 70,000 demonstrators showed up to the sixth consecutive day of protests to denounce Gov. Scott Walker's brutal budget bill.

  • The global reach of hip-hop

    Hip-hop's role as a soundtrack to recent revolutions speaks to what makes the form so popular all over the planet.

February 21, 2011

  • Egypt's cauldron of revolt

    In the sprawling factories of Mahalla el-Kubra, an industrial town a few hours north of Cairo, lies what many say is the heart of the Egyptian revolution.

  • No to concessions in Wisconsin

    The Madison International Socialist Organization argues that unions shouldn't accept cuts in pensions and health care to keep bargaining rights.

  • Packers versus "Hosni" Walker

    The Green Bay Packers won the Super Bowl, but past and present members are girding up for another fight.

  • Striking in occupied Iraq

    Workers in Iraq have been encouraged to take part in actions because of the new wave of struggle in the Middle East.

  • Union solidarity with Egypt

    United Teachers Los Angeles declare their support for the struggle for democracy and workers' rights in Egypt.

February 18, 2011

  • Class war in Wisconsin

    A blockade of the Wisconsin capitol by tens of thousands of workers and students stopped a vote on Gov. Scott Walker's anti-union legislation.

  • Egypt's spreading strikes

    Strikes and workers' actions are continuing across Egypt in defiance of attempts by the military rulers to stop the revolution from going further.

  • 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.

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