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August 19, 2009

  • A kiss-in for equal rights

    People turned out in dozens of cities on August 15 for the "Great Nationwide Kiss-In" after two same-sex couples were harassed for expressing affection.

  • Tentative agreement stops BART strike

    A strike was called off after extended negotiations between the ATU and BART officials--but workers will likely pay the price.

August 18, 2009

August 17, 2009

  • Right-wing thugs and corporate "reforms"

    Business and the right-wing media have mobilized racist, right-wing rabble at health care "town meetings"--but Obama's pro-corporate policies gave them space to do it.

  • Washington fuels Africa's crisis

    Barack Obama has chastised African leaders for mismanagement, despite the fact that decades of U.S.-backed neoliberal policies are to blame.

  • Summer reading for activists

    Some books can help us make sense of extraordinary times and resist our "training" to make war.

August 13, 2009

August 12, 2009

  • Revolt in Iran: Which side are you on?

    Sections of the U.S. left are backing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in his drive to crush pro-democracy protests.

  • Dispatches from Honduras

    Two activists on a mission to Honduras describe the protest--and repression--that they witnessed taking place in the aftermath of a right-wing coup.

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