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September 27, 2011

  • Uniting to defend postal jobs

    A postal worker explains why stopping the layoffs of some 120,000 postal workers is a fight all workers need to support.

  • Taking on a health care giant

    Tens of thousands of nurses and health care workers took to the picket lines in California in an inspiring display of old-school solidarity.

  • Fists raised across generations

    The image of John Carlos and Tommie Smith with fists raised evokes a sense of principle and freedom to this day.

  • And still I see no changes

    Fifteen after his death, Tupac Shakur's music still speaks for the most marginalized people in U.S. society.

  • Obama's hypocrisy on the Middle East

    It's clearer to the world than ever that Barack Obama's words mean nothing when it comes to pursuing peace in the Middle East.

  • A thriller that has some depth

    Contagion is no radical masterpiece, but it stands apart as more complex, innovative and enjoyable than most Hollywood fare.

September 26, 2011

  • Barack Obama, class warrior?

    The "real" Barack Obama is the one who wants cuts in the social safety net--and the "class warrior" is a costume he dons for election campaigns.

  • We are all Troy Davis

    The people who maintain the death penalty are so desperate to keep it that they aren't willing to admit a mistake.

  • Financial meltdown: The sequel

    Austerity measures around the globe represent political crimes of equal, if not greater, magnitude than Watergate.

  • The questions I can't un-ask

    In the wake of the execution of Troy Davis, we have a moral obligation to continue the fight against the death penalty.

  • What we read this summer, part two

    Some of's regular contributors recommend a few of the books they were reading this summer.

  • Showdown at Suncadia

    Some 200 activists turned out as the Association of Washington Business held its annual policy summit at the Suncadia resort.

  • Seattle protest takes on Chase

    More than 200 turned out in Seattle for a protest against Chase Bank organized by Working Washington.

September 23, 2011

  • El asesinato de Troy Davis

    Un hombre inocente fue torturado durante horas y luego linchado a sangre fría. Esa es la única manera de describir la ejecución de Troy Anthony Davis.

September 22, 2011

  • Murdered by the American injustice system

    An innocent man was tortured for hours and then murdered in cold blood. That's the only way to describe the execution of Troy Anthony Davis.

  • Why did Obama let Troy die?

    Barack Obama refused to lift a finger or say a word to stop the murder of an innocent man in Georgia.

  • The "big one" hits at Kaiser

    Nurses are set to back the National Union of Healthcare Workers in a one-day strike in California on September 22.

  • More dangerous than a thousand rioters

    During her remarkable life, labor radical Lucy Parsons led workers and the oppressed in struggle and wrote widely on vital questions for the left.

  • The September 11 profiteers

    A lot of people and a lot of companies are making a lot of money from exploiting the September 11 attacks.

  • Contagion or Confusion?

    The movie Contagion is filled with compassionate bureaucrats doing their best to save the world. Give me Resident Evil.

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