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January 11, 2010

January 8, 2010

  • Black America's economic freefall

    The economic crisis in Black communities constitutes an outright depression that has gone largely unnoticed because of the government's racist indifference.

  • Deadly cost of heating cutoffs

    Three lives lost over a $181 utility bill--that's the ugly truth in Detroit, where a house fire killed three people on January 5.

  • A victory for Viva Palestina

    Egyptian police viciously attacked the Viva Palestina convoy, but participants stood their ground and were allowed into Gaza the following day.

  • Blackwater let off the hook

    A federal judge dismissed charges against five Blackwater operatives accused of the 2007 Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad.

  • An (anti-)war hero in Britain

    The British Army arrested and jailed Lance Cpl. Joe Glenton for the crime of telling the truth about the war in Afghanistan.

  • A march and fast for our rights

    January 1 marked the start of two actions for immigrant rights in Florida--a march headed for Washington, D.C., and a fast.

  • Are U.S. women really liberated?

    A film shown on HBO documents a horrific story of domestic abuse endured by Wendy Maldonado and her four sons for 18 years.

January 7, 2010

  • Anti-imperialism in 3-D

    Many reviewers applauded Avatar's amazing special effects. But what about its fierce message against imperial occupation and for the right to resist?

  • The architecture of apartheid

    Nothing prepared me for our trip to Ma'ale Adummin, where we saw the deliberateness of the Israeli annexation project.

  • It's time to bench the BCS

    When it comes to college football's Bowl Championship Series, Congress should do the people's work and make it a memory.

  • We demand a people's agenda

    Dennis Brutus, who died in December, spoke out weeks after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the struggle against war and for global justice.

  • Taking on the San Francisco Hilton

    Over 1,000 UNITE HERE Local 2 members and 400 supporters staged a rally and civil disobedience action outside San Francisco's biggest hotel.

January 6, 2010

  • A new phase in Iran's struggle

    New mass protests and bloody repression are deepening the divides in Iran's ruling class as the stakes for the struggle grow higher.

  • Aid convoy attacked in Egypt

    Egyptian authorities have attacked a convoy carrying humanitarian relief supplies destined for the people of Gaza.

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