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January 9, 2012

  • A U.S. company arms Egypt's tyrants

    The U.S. awarded a military contractor $395 million to build tanks for Egypt's military dictators--but it can't find a dime for workers in Detroit.

  • The "at-will" attack at UNT

    A fight is brewing between employees and the University of North Texas system, which wants to move to "at-will" employment.

January 6, 2012

  • The fall of the house of Enron

    The scandal that took down energy giant Enron 10 years ago exposed the lie of the free-market "miracle" of the 1990s.

  • Who produces the wealth in society?

    Capitalists' profits come from the unpaid labor of workers--which is why socialists say that capitalism is organized theft.

  • Obama contra las libertades civiles

    Ahora, en EE.UU., los militares pueden detener indefinidamente, y sin juicio, a sus propios ciudadanos--uno más de nuestros "inalienables derechos" fue sacrificado por el demócrata en la Casa Blanca.

January 5, 2012

  • Resisting the crackdown in Egypt

    Egypt's military rulers have escalated a deadly crackdown against those standing up for democracy and justice--but the revolution has not been silenced.

  • Enforcers for the global 1 percent

    Chicago will host the elite of the global elite in mid-May as the Group of Eight meets alongside the NATO military alliance.

  • Longview's call for solidarity

    Occupy Longview is calling on activists everywhere to support the ILWU's fight against union-busting on the docks.

  • Brutal legacy of Seattle police

    A Justice Department report reveals the Seattle Police Department's disregard for civil liberties and long history of abuse.

  • This world ends now

    Lupe Fiasco's Friend of the People: I Fight Evil is an example of the right mixtape coming out at the right time.

  • A stand on the national mall

    Some 3,000 labor and Occupy activists held a series of actions in early December to "Take Back the Capitol" from the 1 percent.

  • Health care key to the American Licorice fight

    Hundreds rallied in solidarity with strikers at a Bay Area candy factory as the walkout entered its fourth week.

  • When cauliflower becomes a crime

    Activists holding a meeting at a former community garden in the Bronx were arrested for "obstructing the sidewalk."

  • The "war on terror" comes home

    The man who once promised to close Guantánamo Bay has betrayed us by authorizing the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens.

January 4, 2012

  • Obama versus civil liberties

    The U.S. military can indefinitely detain U.S. citizens without trial--that's the latest of our "inalienable rights" sacrificed by the Democrat in the White House.

  • Postal unions under the gun

    Congress delayed a vote on legislation that could result in some 120,000 layoffs of postal workers--but plans for massive cuts remain.

  • Indiana's war on labor

    Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation that would turn Indiana into an anti-union "right to work" state.

  • Occupying against Pittston Coal

    The 1989 strike at Pittston Coal saw miners occupy company property in a long--and ultimately victorious--struggle.

  • Saying no to Israel's bonds

    Activists from the Minnesota Break the Bonds Campaign is suing the State Board of Investment to divest from Israel.

  • Calling out the sexists at UVM

    Some 200 angry people turned out to protest a fraternity that circulated a survey asking members who they'd like to rape.

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