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January 4, 2012

  • 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.

  • State clears Occupy Olympia

    Washington state officials ordered the eviction of the Occupy Olympia encampment from a park adjacent to the Capitol building.

January 3, 2012

  • The Republican bigotry contest

    The Republican primaries are getting underway--in a race in which the candidates have gone out of their way to take the most extreme right-wing positions.

  • Christmas in the radiation zone

    Angry that they have not received accurate information about the radiation threat, the people of Fukushima have taken matters into their own hands.

  • The Feds put Islam on trial

    The guilty verdict against Tarek Mehanna is part of a climate of Islamophobia whipped up by the "war on terror."

  • The corporate bankruptcy scam

    Bankruptcy may be a disaster for the 99 percent, but it can be a wondrous thing for million-dollar corporations.

  • How I learned to hate college football

    For more than 25 years, I've tuned in to the bowl games to cap each college football season--but not this year.

  • East Austin protests charters

    More than 100 teachers, students and members of Occupy Austin gathered to protest plans for charter schools in East Austin.

  • 32BJ takes a stand in N.Y.

    More than 500 workers who clean office buildings in the lower Hudson Valley in New York rallied for a fair contract.

  • Labor backs Occupy Poughkeepsie's fight

    Members of the 1199SEIU health care union organized a rally to show their support for the goals of the Occupy movement.

December 23, 2011

December 20, 2011

  • Defend the Egyptian revolution

    A coalition of U.S. organizations has come together to demand an end to the military's savage crackdown in Egypt.

  • The Egyptian army's iron fist

    Egypt's military has carried out a horrific attack on demonstrators protesting the generals' continued hold on power.

December 16, 2011

  • The year of revolt

    From the Middle East and North Africa to Europe and the U.S., a worldwide resistance took shape in 2011 that will go down in history.

  • Tactics and the port shutdown

    A discussion about tactics and strategy has emerged after the successes of the December 12 West Coast Port Shutdown.

  • Seattle students against cuts

    Hundreds of high school students from all over Seattle walked out of class to protest another round of proposed cuts in education funding.

  • On the line at Cooper Tire

    Locked-out workers are standing strong in Findlay, Ohio, with round-the-clock pickets at the Cooper Tire & Rubber plant.

  • Charters get mic checked

    The Panel for Educational Policy got a visit from teachers, students and parents angry about New York City public schools.

  • Año de rebelión

    Del Medio Oriente y África del Norte a Europa y Estados Unidos, el 2011 fue un año de resistencia mundial del que se leerá en los libros de historia.

  • Defend the Charleston Five

    In 2001, labor activists around the country rallied behind the Charleston Five--South Carolina longshore workers targeted for union activism.

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