While workers were reeling from the Great Recession, the top 25 hedge fund managers in the U.S. earned an incredible $25.3 billion in one year.
Diane Ravitch once supported free-market measures to "fix" public schools. Her new book shows why she changed her mind.
For years to come, the growth in public debt will be used by governments as an excuse to impose cuts on workers.
When music fans found out that a fake women's clinic was going to be part of Lilith Fair, they protested and won.
Some 200 activists gathered for the first-ever New York State Prisoner Justice Conference in late March to fight against the criminal injustice system.
During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama mocked the Republicans' chants of "drill, baby, drill." Now that he's president, it's a different story.
The deadliest mine disaster in more than 25 years has exposed once again that the coal industry's priority is on profits before people.
The struggle for the future of higher education is heating up at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where students are battling cuts and fee hikes.
Caster Semenya showed up to race in Stellenbosch, South Africa, in late March, and shamefully, officials wouldn't let her run.
Nurses at Temple University Hospital are on strike against management's demand for a gag rule to silence criticism of the hospital.
When U.S. soldiers leave the fighting behind, they come home to another war--one symbolized by the shocking unemployment levels among vets.
A Palestinian man explains what it's like to be separated from his community because he lives on the wrong side of Israel's sprawling apartheid wall.
Students who occupied a building at San Francisco State last December are being made to pay a fine--to cover the administration's bill for police.
The only explanation for the British Labour Party's disastrous behavior recently is that its been paid off to throw the coming election.
After two days of intense rain in late March, Rhode Island received a wake-up call over the disastrous state of its infrastructure.
The politics of impatience--disparaging the majority for not being "revolutionary" enough--is a politics that is inherently undemocratic.
Privatization, cutbacks and union busting are being called "school reform" by President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
Some of the groups that organized the recent march in Washington for immigrant rights are supporting policies that would harm immigrant communities.
The plan unveiled at the UN donors conference for Haiti boils down to one thing: Washington's takeover of the "new" Haiti.
The NCAA finals match-up between Butler and Duke isn't really the David-and-Goliath battle the media is making it out to be.
Socialism 2015 | Chicago | July 2-5
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