The attempted bombing of a Martin Luther King Day parade in Spokane, Wash., is an eerie reminder of the dangers of the militant far right.
Cathie Black, who has never attended a public school, was handpicked to be the new overlord of New York City students and teachers.
Ever vigilant about making the world a fairer place, our bosses are challenging the true source of inequality in U.S. society--public-sector workers.
The voices of revolt are growing louder, echoing across Algeria, Jordan and beyond in a wave of popular protest linked to the world economic crisis.
Illinois activists are gearing up to pressure Gov. Pat Quinn to do the right thing--and sign a bill to end the death penalty.
The hysteria against progressive academic Frances Fox Piven whipped up by Glenn Beck has spiraled into death threats.
Fifty years ago, Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba was kidnapped and murdered--one of many atrocities for which the West is responsible.
In April 1992, abortion rights activists celebrated a victory after they turned back the Religious Right's attempt to shut down women's clinics in Buffalo, N.Y.
In 1877, a walkout by rail workers over wages sparked general and near-general strikes by workers in cities all over the country.
The struggle for Tunisia's future is continuing after the overthrow of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. At stake is whether the dictator's old allies will stay in power.
The attacks on WikiLeaks and founder Julian Assange are a response to an information revolution that threatens old power orders.
Politicians in New York are calling for an assault on public-sector unions and a new round of school closures. We can't let them go unopposed.
Finally, someone has come to the defense of one of the most oppressed sections of society--the banking community.
Lawyer Albert Goldman defended hundreds of radicals and unionists, including Trotskyists tried under the Smith Act.
People fighting for social change shouldn't be deterred by the charge of being "extremist"--it often means they're on the right side.
The rape allegations against Julian Assange must be addressed in a principled way that acknowledges sexism.
Socialists need to admit that the U.S is exceptional in many ways--including the legacy of slavery and our reactionary election laws.
Anger over the lack of that most basic necessity of life--food--was the spark for a rebellion in Tunisia that toppled a dictator and inspired people everywhere.
The return of former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier brings the nightmare of Haiti’s past together with its terrible present.
The Western powers pressuring Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo to step down are the same ones that kept him in power for a decade.
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