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June 7, 2011

  • The disabled challenge the cuts

    Suffering the effects of budget cuts in every state, people with disabilities are taking action to defend the services they need.

  • When sexism is in the job description

    Being offered a job should be a relief, but instead, it's a painful reminder of what's expected of workers, and especially women.

June 6, 2011

  • Be a voice for Troy Davis

    An innocent man on Georgia's death row speaks out about why his life is in grave danger--and what we can do to stop his execution.

  • The return to the Capitol

    A tent city dubbed Walkerville has gone up outside the Wisconsin Capitol as an activist base camp for reviving the struggle.

  • No Fukushima-on-the-Hudson

    Anti-nuclear activists took over a Nuclear Regulatory Commission hearing on the relicensing of the Indian Point nuclear plant in New York.

  • The head Buckeye unmasked

    Ohio State's football coach resigned ahead of a magazine exposé showing everything that's wrong with college sports.

  • Protesting cuts to construction workers' pay

    Nearly 400 rank-and-file construction workers held a May 24 rally against New York City's Building Trades Employers' Association.

  • Justice for Jordan Miles

    The case of Jordan Miles--a young Black man brutalized by cops--highlights the racism at the heart of Pittsburgh’s police force.

June 3, 2011

  • A revolution begins

    The first flush of revolution in 1989 was a time of great hopes, as Stalinist regimes across Eastern Europe began to totter, and then to fall.

  • The birth of the CIO

    The birth of the Congress of Industrial Organizations ushered in a period of labor militancy that transformed the American labor movement.

  • Desafiando el sexismo a la Americana

    Los logros del movimiento por los derechos de la mujer de los años sesenta y setenta han estado bajo ataque--económica, política y ideológicamente--pero una nueva resistencia se levanta.

  • El socialismo llega en un mes

    La conferencia Socialismo 2011 en Chicago, entre el 1 y 4 de julio, será un foro para unirnos y discutir las urgentes cuestiones que nuestra lucha enfrenta.

June 2, 2011

  • The lies they tell about Lenin

    Any honest look at the life of the Russian revolutionary Lenin quickly puts to rest the idea that he wanted an elite to seize power and impose socialism.

  • The sunshine of his accomplishment

    Gil Scott-Heron will be remembered as one of the most powerful voices of the Black freedom struggle.

  • New hope for the Teamsters

    Teamsters officials are shrugging off Sandy Pope's bid for the union presidency, but she's getting a hearing among members looking for fightback.

  • At stake in Peru's elections

    Peru's run-off election for president this weekend has been painted as a contest between far right and far left--but there's more to the situation.

  • Welcome to Union Town

    Musician Tom Morello announces the release of an album of pro-worker songs inspired by the struggle in Wisconsin.

  • A rally against NYPD rapists

    Hundreds rallied in Manhattan to protest the acquittal of two NYPD police officers accused of raping an intoxicated woman in 2009.

  • Views in brief

    A gross miscarriage of justice | Why is a rape victim being punished? | The fight for gender-neutral housing | Chavez is right to stand with Libya | The super greed of the super-rich

June 1, 2011

  • Challenging Sexism USA

    The gains of the 1960s and '70s women's movement have been under economic, political and ideological assault--but a new resistance is stirring.

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