A leading activist and author says the Arab Spring has spread to Palestine--and raised new hopes for the Palestinian struggle for justice.
The mass rallies and occupations in central plazas across Spain have shaken the political system and shown a glimpse of the alternative to austerity.
Los Angeles teachers face a demand to choose between unpaid furlough days or nearly 6,000 layoffs--but the city has the money to avoid both.
A right-wing campaign against two University of Missouri labor studies professors failed, but the war continues.
Homophobic outbursts are still part of the vocabulary of professional sports--but more and more players are challenging this.
Women participating in SlutWalks, no matter what they wear, are not embracing "raunch culture"--they are opposing sexism.
SlutWalks make the point that "sluts" or not, sex workers or not, whatever we wear, women don't deserve to be raped, and it isn't the victim's fault.
Barack Obama promises to promote peace and democracy in the Middle East, but U.S. policy is aimed at limiting and rolling back real change.
A new book explains why the SEIU, seemingly poised to lead the labor movement a few years ago, instead went to war on other unions.
A big labor rally in Madison highlighted both continued activism and the debates about how to take the struggle forward.
High-profile incidents of police brutality have prompted a formal civil rights investigation into the Seattle Police Department.
A Bay Area activist who will sail with the freedom flotilla to Gaza talks about the solidarity struggles she's participated in.
The new documentary The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman premiered to more than 600 teachers, students and parents.
Over 800 people come the historic Riverside Church in New York City to hear a forum on the fight against the new Jim Crow.
Some 100 activists turned out for a regional support rally for imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier.
A controversial biography by the late Manning Marable provides a fascinating account of Malcolm X's life story and political development.
The United Arab Emirates has paid $529 million to a company set up by Blackwater boss Eric Prince to recruit and train a mercenary army.
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans came out on May Day to express their angry opposition to the construction of a natural gas pipeline.
Without American aid and guidance, the infrastructure of much of "global terrorism" would have been inconceivable.
It's still unclear what the full effects of the cuts to the Department of Developmental Services will be in California, but the outlook is awful.
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