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November 11, 2009

  • Struggling at UPS

    Life for UPS workers isn't like the company motto says, "UPS Delivers." Actually it's quite the opposite.

  • Wal-Mart abandons poorest customers

    Look at a store-finder map of the Wal-Marts in Kansas City, Kan., and you'll see they form a ring around the poorest areas.

November 10, 2009

  • Why the U.S. has to go

    An outspoken opponent of the occupation of Afghanistan, the country's puppet government and the Taliban explains why the U.S. should get out now.

  • A mayor's school takeover plot

    Some 250 people gathered at Milwaukee's City Hall to challenge a proposal to put the city's public schools under mayoral control.

  • A crisis made by neoliberalism

    The authors of a new book talk about the factors that led to the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.

  • The NFL's coming labor war

    The NFL's collective bargaining agreement will expire at the end of the 2010 season, and labor-management partnership doesn't appear to be at hand.

  • It's time to cut from the top

    Students, faculty and staff in the California State University system are mobilizing for a March 4 day of action against budget cuts.

  • Grad employees set to strike at UIUC

    GEO members know the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign only works because we do--and it can't work if we don't.

  • Connecticut nurses ready to strike

    Nurses and technicians at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital voted to authorize a strike, largely over the hospital's plan to cut sick days.

November 9, 2009

  • The making of a tragedy

    Even when they weren't filling the air with racist hate, the media's explanations for the shootings at Fort Hood missed the real questions we need to ask.

  • Honduras' golpistas break deal

    A U.S.-brokered deal that was supposed to return Honduras' legitimate President Manuel Zelaya to office has been broken by the coup regime.

  • The fight for equality goes on

    In the wake of a narrow loss to the right wing in Maine, LGBT rights activists across the country mobilized to raise their voices.

  • A powerful voice for international socialism

    The death of British socialist and author Chris Harman comes as a terrible shock to the many people around the world he influenced.

  • Has Italy sent a message?

    Twenty-three Americans were convicted in Italy for their part in the "rendition" of an Egyptian cleric so he could be tortured.

  • Terrible toll of senseless wars

    The Fort Hood chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War and Under the Hood Café respond to the shooting tragedy.

  • Maine says no to Nestlé

    Maine water activists celebrated an Election Day victory against Nestlé's attempts to gain control of water resources in the southern part of the state.

  • Horowitz's hate speech at USC

    Activists at the University of Southern California protested David Horowitz by turning their backs on the arch-conservative.

November 6, 2009

  • The war on public-sector unions

    The long war on unions is escalating in the public sector as the recession wipes out tax revenue and triggers deep budget cuts in states, large and small.

  • What happened on November 3?

    There are two wrong interpretations of the November 3 election results circulating in the political establishment and among its chatterers.

  • Transit workers strike in Philadelphia

    The streets of Philadelphia have been overrun by cars, bikers and pedestrians after SEPTA workers struck for a fair contract.

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