Teachers and parents are sending a message: Don't ruin public education and call it "reform"--and don't make our kids pay for your crisis.
Unless you live in a bubble, you can't help noticing the parallels between the struggles for survival of the Jews depicted in Defiance and of the Palestinians of Gaza.
Over 300 people braved a frigid sub-zero evening in Madison, Wis., to hear a panel discussion on "The Left and Obama."
Some 200 pro-choice activists turned out to counter-protest the so-called "March for Life" in San Francisco.
On George Bush's last day in office, hundreds of people gathered in Washington for a chance to throw their shoes at the him.
Busloads of angry teachers and parents will descend on a Chicago Board of Education meeting today to protest a plan to close schools and fire teachers and staff.
Members of United Healthcare Workers-West rallied at their union's office as SEIU leaders threatened to take over the 150,000-member California affiliate.
Barack Obama is honoring a campaign pledge to close the U.S. prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, but there are omissions and inconsistencies in his actions.
An IBM worker describes deteriorating working conditions at the plant that was once Vermont's largest employer.
About 50 members and supporters UC staff workers stormed the offices of millionaire and UC Regent Richard Blum.
A reminder of the need to safeguard the right to choose abortion came January 22 when a man drove his SUV into a Planned Parenthood clinic.
The scale of Bernie Madoff's $50 billion fraud is staggering, but that shouldn't be allowed to obscure the bigger crimes at the heart of the capitalist system.
Student activists in Britain are occupying their universities in solidarity with the people of Gaza, and antiwar forces are pressuring the BBC.
Hotel workers in Emeryville, Calif., won a significant victory when the city council ordered Woodfin Suites to pay $200,000 in back wages.
George Bush presented a last round of "presidential freedom medals," but there were actually a few war criminals missing from his list this time.
A resident of Gaza City describes the horrors inflicted on Palestinians during Israel's war--and how the anger is feeding the determination to resist.
Working-class people--in factories, shops and offices--produce all the wealth under capitalism. That's the basis of their power to transform society.
A key union in Brazil is using job actions and a call for labor and community solidarity to fight General Motors' decision to lay off 802 workers.
We're told that sports represent a sacredly apolitical space--a place to flee the headaches of the real world. Recent events show otherwise.
Citigroup and Bank of America are staggering under a new wave of losses as the deepening recession drags down the financial system.
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