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March 14, 2012

  • Standing up to Columbia's union-bashing

    The clerical union at Columbia University is drawing a line against their employer's demand for concessions.

  • Another Montgomery is needed

    We need a struggle against discrimination today like the Montgomery bus boycott that defeated segregation in the 1950s.

  • Vigil for massacre victims

    Some 75 antiwar activists held a candlelight vigil in New York City for the Afghan civilians murdered by a U.S. soldier.

March 13, 2012

  • A struggle for education justice in Chicago

    The showdown between the Chicago Teachers Union and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is over nothing less than the future of public education in the city.

  • Debating the Gates Foundation

    We didn't expect the Gates Foundation to show up for a debate on school "reform," but they did. They were delicious.

  • The triumphs of Karl and Jenny Marx

    A recent book brings Karl Marx to life more vividly than any other with its portraits of his wife Jenny, their children and their comrades.

  • Soldiers waiting to explode

    Organizers of an anti-war coffeehouse document the systemic problems that helped lead to a massacre in Afghanistan.

  • Part 3

    Who led the uprising?

    The month-long mobilization showed that there was a rebirth of activism and debate inside and outside the unions.

  • A fight for women's rights in the South

    The recent "Take Root" conference in Oklahoma gave activists a place to discuss promoting reproductive justice in the South.

  • Views in brief

    A victory for Jateik Reed | The problems with the "precariat" theory | Give the general strike call a chance | Condolences on the death of a comrade

March 12, 2012

  • What they won't say about Kony 2012

    The media campaign against Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony wraps a call for U.S. military intervention in the rhetoric of humanitarian aid.

  • One down, one more to go

    Activists won an unexpected victory when the Obama administration announced it was moving the G8 summit from Chicago.

  • We need a pro-worker candidate

    The grad employees union at University of Wisconsin has withheld endorsement of the leading Democratic challenger to Scott Walker.

  • Part 2

    The road to the Capitol occupation

    When union members and students began the Capitol occupation, they were rebelling against decades of attacks.

  • Protesting ALEC in Portland

    More than 600 people took the streets in Portland against the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

  • Lakota protest XL pipeline

    Some 75 Oglala Lakota blockaded trucks carrying Keystone XL Pipeline material from going through the Pine Ridge reservation.

March 9, 2012

March 8, 2012

  • Part 1

    The bottom-up rebellion in Wisconsin

    At the heart of the uprising in Wisconsin was a network of union members and supporters determined to build a labor-student-community alliance.

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