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June 28, 2011

  • Drop apartheid bonds

    Activists participated in a picket of an Israel Bonds "celebration" dinner in New York City that honored a local labor official.

June 27, 2011

  • Call Bloomberg's bluff

    New York City's mayor blinked after insisting that teacher layoffs and other cutbacks were inevitable--but union leaders let him off the hook.

  • Refusing to lie in Israel

    A week of nonviolent resistance against Israeli apartheid this July will open with a simple action at Israel's Ben Gurion airport.

  • An All-Star disappointment

    Adrian Gonzalez's decision to play in the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona is bad news for immigrant rights activists.

  • Toward a stronger struggle

    Residents of New York City's Bloombergville encampment explain what led to their protest and what they want to accomplish.

  • San Jose public workers protest city's attack

    Several unions held a rally at City Hall on June 23 to oppose attacks on public sector workers.

June 24, 2011

  • A marriage equality triumph in New York

    On Friday, New York became the sixth state--and the largest one--where same-sex marriage is the law of the land.

  • The miners at war in Kentucky

    During their bitter 1977 strike, miners at Stearns Mining Company in Kearns, Ky., faced intimidation and violence from company thugs.

  • Labor during the Second World War

    In spite of a no-strike pledge by union leaders and a jingoistic media onslaught, thousands of labor actions broke out during Second World War.

  • La lucha de las plazas

    Un movimiento de protestas contra la austeridad se ha tomado las plazas públicas en las ciudades a lo largo y ancho de Grecia--y está sacudiendo a un sistema ya tambaleando.

June 23, 2011

  • The case for clean energy

    It may seem hard to believe, but it is fully within the means of society to make the dream of alternative energy a green reality.

  • A crisis caused by bigotry

    As a result of Georgia's anti-immigrant HB 87, agricultural workers are leaving the state and crops are rotting in the fields.

  • Chicago's union-busting mayor

    Chicago's first new mayor in 20 years, Rahm Emanuel, has taken office--and he has his sights set on city unions.

  • The old architecture of secrecy

    The Bush administration's approach to domestic surveillance was a gung-ho version of earlier executive attitudes toward the FBI.

  • What kind of party is Canada's NDP?

    The New Democratic Party is now the main opposition party in Canada's parliament. What does that mean for the left?

  • Protesting for jobs in Queens

    Activists gathered to protest the Queens Center Mall's failure to produce decent jobs despite receiving over $100 million in tax breaks.

  • Views in brief

    What is happening at Fort Calhoun? | Weiner's lies brought him down | For an end to the death penalty | Time for action against Wall Street

June 22, 2011

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