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May 9, 2012

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  • Shock and awe for Philadelphia schools

    Philadelphia's unelected school authority is out to close dozens of schools, crush the teachers union and open the door to charters.

  • Justice means holding the police accountable

    The mother of Ramarley Graham, who was shot and killed by New York police in the bathroom of his Bronx home in February, speaks out for justice.

  • Let them burn us all--if they can

    An Egyptian socialist describes the fate he and seven others face for the "crime" of organizing solidarity for Coptic Christians.

  • Workers draw a line at Cat

    Nearly 800 members of the International Association of Machinists are on strike at a Caterpillar plant in Joliet, Ill.

  • Music that broke the rules

    The tributes to Adam Yauch from across the spectrum show the profound impact he had in expanding music's boundaries.

  • Walking out for the future in Portland

    Portland students are taking a stand against what they feel is an unjustified attack on public schools and their futures.

  • Will Occupy activists get a fair trial?

    Portland prosecutors are trying everything to prevent Occupy defendants from exercising their legal rights in court.

May 7, 2012

  • The forever war

    Barack Obama's midnight run to Afghanistan last week was an act of political theater designed maintain a U.S. troop presence in the country.

  • Election triumph for the left in Greece

    A second-place finish for the far-left SYRIZA coalition signals the rejection of austerity and new possibilities for resistance.

  • CeCe stands her ground

    An African American transgender woman defended herself against a hate crime--and was charged with murder for it.

  • Hit job on our academic work

    Three graduate students in African American studies respond to a right-wingers' attack on them and their discipline.

  • A win for the Equality 9

    A judge has stopped the trial of the Equality 9--San Diego protesters arrested during a 2010 sit-in for same-sex marriage.

  • A message for Wells Fargo

    More than 1,000 people attended a protest against the Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in San Francisco.

  • Protesting a toxic corporation

    Student, community and labor activists are supporting a union drive at the Flex-N-Gate factory in Urbana, Ill.

May 4, 2012

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