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August 6, 2014

  • The ongoing betrayal of Native nations

    Barack Obama's visit to a Native American reservation was long awaited, but his presidency has upheld the status quo.

  • Unrest at Big Brown

    UPS became the company it is today during the 1950s and '60s, but its aggressive pursuit of profit stirred anger among workers.

August 5, 2014

  • An urgent challenge for the BDS movement

    The determination of today's protests against Israel's war must be harnessed over the coming months to deepen the roots of the BDS campaign.

  • How should revolutionaries view Hamas?

    A member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists discusses how revolutionary forces should analyze Islamist movements.

  • Israel's drive to silence our solidarity

    Israel doesn't want you to talk about the Palestinian children it kills in Gaza--and neither does your government.

  • Speaking out for Israel's smallest victims

    A Palestine solidarity demonstration in Madison humanized the children who have died under Israeli missiles.

  • Why does bigotry endure?

    An author and political science professor describes the sources of bigotry as it has emerged in history, up to the current day.

  • Views in brief

    "Incidents of war" and U.S. hypocrisy | Slavery and dehumanization | Justifying Israel’s genocide | Marxism and feminism are incompatible

August 4, 2014

  • Witnessing the systematic destruction of Gaza

    A journalist and activist gives a firsthand account of the devastation unfolding around him as Israel continues its assault on the people of Gaza.

  • A pretense for war in Vietnam

    August 2 marked the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, which gave the U.S. government an excuse for war in Vietnam.

  • UC sells out to apartheid

    The Clal Group is deeply invested in Israeli apartheid and occupation, and should have no place at the University of Chicago.

  • At least my hospital isn't being bombed

    No part of Israel's merciless war on Gaza is more unconscionable than its targeting of Palestinian hospitals.

  • El circo de la salud del pobre

    La "reforma" demócrata al sistema de atención médica es un total fracaso, pero los republicanos la siguen atacando.

July 31, 2014

  • Heaping insult on top of injury

    Republicans are still raving against Obamacare--but that doesn't change the fact that the Democrats' health care "reform" is a dismal failure.

  • The de Blasio balance sheet

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio came into office on a wave of progressive hope. After six months, what has he accomplished?

  • An environmental crossroads in Morocco

    A resistance movement is fighting back in Morocco against corporate development and pillaging of resources.

  • With a heavy heart over Gaza

    An activist remembers a trip he took to a West Bank refugee camp one year after Israel's Operation Cast Lead.

  • Poor people: Use the rear door

    Why would a Manhattan building with a separate, rear entrance for low-income people--a "poor door"--receive city subsidies?

  • Locking the poor out

    A new plan punishes public-housing residents by raising rents as an incentive to work--whether or not there are jobs available.

July 30, 2014

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