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September 29, 2009

  • No more retreating at CCSF

    A faculty member at City College of San Francisco makes the case for voting "no" on a contract proposed by union leaders.

  • Fight the right and stand up for choice

    Supporters of women's right to choose are organizing to defend clinics that are the target of the anti-abortion campaign 40 Days for Life.

  • Protesting the insurance bosses

    More than 200 people rallied outside Blue Cross Blue Shield offices in Portland, Ore., to protest the insurance industry's greedy practices.

September 28, 2009

  • The single-payer alternative

    A member of Physicians for a National Health Program talks about what’s been missing from the health care “reform” debate in Washington.

  • The occupation of Pittsburgh

    While G20 leaders debated how to run global capitalism, police placed the city under lockdown and attacked protests.

  • Under siege at the embassy

    As Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya remains holed up in the Brazilian embassy, the coup government's repression against the resistance is growing.

  • Chronicle of a failed execution

    What happened to Romell Broom in Ohio's execution chamber should send chills down the spines of those who think lethal injection is a humane way to kill people.

  • Budgets balanced on our backs

    We want UC to stop spending millions on raises for executives and new buildings, and prioritize students, faculty and workers.

  • Sit-in for a fair contract in S.F.

    More than 1,000 hotel workers and supporters rallied in San Francisco, and over 100 were arrested while participating in a nonviolent sit-in.

September 25, 2009

  • The problems they won't face

    The leaders of the Group of 20 are meeting in Pittsburgh for an economic summit that will be an exercise in cheap political theater.

  • Thousands join UC walkout

    Students, faculty and campus workers walked out of classes and off their jobs in a one-day action at the 10 University of California campuses.

  • Obama's Olympian folly

    A group of Chicago residents is protesting the city's bid for the 2016 Olympics--a disaster in the making to which Barack Obama has given his support.

  • The left in the German elections

    Germany's Left Party aims to challenge the "grand coalition" of Social Democrats and conservative Christian Democrats.

  • At least allow us to exist

    Even a small portion of the bailout money or the lavish executive bonuses being doled out right now could alleviate so much misery overnight.

  • Tarantino's sound and fury

    It's worth clearing up some confusion about how socialists view a couple of topics--namely torture, war crimes and the Second World War.

September 24, 2009

  • Striking for California's public universities

    Thousands of workers, faculty and students will walk out across the University of California system September 24 to protest devastating cuts.

  • New turning point in Honduras

    Honduras' legitimate president, Manuel Zelaya, returned to Tegucigalpa in defiance of the coup regime led by Roberto Micheletti.

  • Marching to make a stand

    By building the National Equality March, we can set an example of why a genuine independent grassroots movement is the best way to fight back.

  • More than just a body

    The horror movie Jennifer's Body could be seen as a monstrosity to feminists, but is it worth a second look?

  • Two faces of Thailand

    No real democracy can be built in Thailand without dismissing the generals, the judges, the privy council, the royal family and the politicians.

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