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August 4, 2010

  • Justice for the Newburgh Four

    New York City activists gathered on the steps of City Hall to support four men arrested last year on trumped-up terrorism charges.

August 3, 2010

  • Puerto Rico's student struggle after the strike

    A leading activist in this spring's student strike at the University of Puerto Rico talks about what's ahead in the fight against the government's attack.

  • Rhee ratchets up the attack on D.C. teachers

    The notoriously anti-union D.C. School Chancellor Michelle Rhee fired 241 teachers without regard to seniority guaranteed by the union contract.

  • Making a mockery of rape

    An Israeli court has sentenced a Palestinian man to 18 months in prison for engaging in consensual sex. The charge? "Rape by deception"?

  • What the sports owners owe us

    When we feel bludgeoned by professional sports, it's the owners who need to answer for this sorry state of affairs.

  • Shooting the WikiMessenger

    U.S. officials say leaked documents about Afghanistan "put our soldiers at risk." But who sent the soldiers there in the first place?

  • Boycotting Arizona and Israel

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel endorses the call for boycotting Arizona on account of its manifestly racist laws.

  • Anti-choice scare tactics

    In late July, a Planned Parenthood clinic in Chicago had to temporarily close due to a bomb scare when a mysterious box was discovered outside.

August 2, 2010

  • The betrayal of Haiti

    Six months after Haiti's catastrophic earthquake, the promises of the world's most powerful governments to provide billions in aid are unfulfilled.

  • Taking a courageous stand

    Immigrant students taking action for the DREAM Act are exposing an unjust system--and setting an inspiring example for the wider movement.

  • Standing up to a racist law

    Supporters of justice and civil rights gathered around the country for protests on July 29 as Arizona's anti-immigrant law SB 1070 went into effect.

  • Antiwar activists look ahead

    Activists gathered at the United National Antiwar Conference to discuss strategies and the next steps for the movement.

  • An alternative for Illinois

    With the economic crisis looming over the governor's race, Green Party candidate Rich Whitney is winning a hearing by talking about taxing the rich.

  • Singing against Israel's apartheid

    Some 50 New York City protesters brought attention to Israel's crimes against the Palestinians--with song.

July 29, 2010

  • The terrible truth about the "good war"

    WikiLeaks' release of thousands of documents on Afghanistan has left the Obama administration and its war partners trying to defend the indefensible.

  • Arizona's racist law blocked

    Immigrant rights activists are celebrating a federal judge's injunction blocking the worst parts of SB 1070--even as they organize for a day of action.

  • Wave of cutbacks hits Oregon

    Oregon's governor has ordered every state agency to slash their budgets by 9 percent to close a half-billion-dollar budget gap.

  • Northern Ireland's strange peace

    The conflict in Northern Ireland was proclaimed over in 1998. Yet there are daily attacks on security forces and worsening street violence.

  • An era of crisis and struggle

    Irving Bernstein's two volumes The Lean Years and The Turbulent Years explore the hidden history of U.S. workers' struggles in the 1920s and '30s.

  • A day of action against Hyatt

    Hundreds of unionists and their allies risked arrest in civil disobedience actions as part of a day of action to support Hyatt hotel workers.

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