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November 15, 2010

  • What happened at Millbank?

    The angry students who took over Conservative Party headquarters in London last week represented a generation waking up to its own power.

  • Oakland's killer cops get a pass

    Oakland residents took to the streets to protest two separate outrages related to police violence in less than a week's time.

  • Profiles in desecration

    When you hear the words "I have a dream" or "We shall not be moved," Nike should be the last thing that comes to mind.

  • Louisiana students protest cuts

    Some 500 Louisiana students, teachers and supporters gathered in Baton Rouge for a demonstration against huge cuts to public education.

November 12, 2010

  • The knives behind the smiles

    Cooperation has given way to backstabbing at the G20 summit as industrialized nations try to push the costs of the world economic crisis onto each other.

  • Profits over people in Haiti

    Ten months after a devastating earthquake, Haiti has been left helpless against the threat of disease and hurricanes--both of which struck in the last month.

  • Sending injured soldiers to war

    Iraq Veterans Against the War has launched a new campaign to end the military's deployment of wounded soldiers.

  • No olive branch for Dubya

    George W. Bush says he resents being called a racist by Kanye West after the Katrina disaster. Why should Kanye care?

  • Out of the closet in the majors

    A documentary asks how good gay baseball player Glenn Burke could have been without the relentless pressure of homophobia?

  • A show of solidarity for UNITE HERE

    Hundreds of members of UNITE HERE gathered at Farragut Square in Washington, D.C., to demand a new contract.

November 11, 2010

  • Welcome to the new normal

    My mom has found herself among the long-term unemployed who are struggling in the suburbs where the American Dream is supposed to thrive.

  • Students on the march in London

    Tens of thousands of people protested the Conservative-led government's plan for tuition hikes and cuts at Britain's colleges.

  • A system doomed to crisis

    Readers of David Harvey's new book will feel the power of Karl Marx's analysis anew as an explanation for the economic disasters of recent years.

  • Revolutionary in the family

    In the play After the Revolution, a young activist comes to grip with her family's political convictions and its secrets.

  • Baltimore says no to a new jail

    Over 150 people turned out for "Youth Justice Sunday," a march against a proposed juvenile jail that would cost Maryland taxpayers $100 million.

November 10, 2010

  • Two parties, one direction

    Washington politics are about to veer further right--and it's not just Republican hands that are turning the steering wheel.

  • The ingredients for a challenge

    Throughout the country, there are pockets of disgust with the Republican takeover in Washington and the Democrats' paralysis.

  • Privatizing war and education

    Once you get past the hype, the war on public education is motivated by the same imperatives--power and profit--driving U.S. wars abroad.

  • Who are the real monsters?

    The series The Walking Dead shows human beings' potential for solidarity as well as barbarism--and a lot of flesh-eating fun.

  • Protesting Obama in India

    While the Indian media and politicians celebrated Barack Obama's visit, many others were opposed to his presence.

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