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September 27, 2016

September 26, 2016

  • Still caught in the can't-catch-up economy

    The media seized on a Census Bureau report to declare that "America got a raise" in 2015--but a closer look at the numbers tells another story.

  • Cops, racism and cover-ups in Columbus

    The killing of 13-year-old Tyre King is part of a pattern of police abuse that goes on because there is no fear of consequences.

  • Still fighting for our lives

    The Dakota Access Pipeline project is tied to the historic theft of Sioux lands--and so the resistance must learn that history.

  • The Labour leadership battle is over...for a bit

    A new challenge to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was announced about three minutes after he was declared the winner.

  • Our long shared nightmare

    Any politician who refuses to recognize the problems with the status quo we endure is incapable of working to end them.

September 23, 2016

September 22, 2016

  • Can Clinton stop Trumpism?

    It's the latest one-two punch of lesser evilism: One, Trump could win. So two, you better vote for Clinton, or we're all doomed. But is it true?

  • We blocked the bunker in Seattle

    Seattle activists won a victory when officials announced that they would postpone a plan to build a massive new police station.

  • The pipeline protesters are fighting for all of us

    Labor and activist groups around the country and globe are declaring their solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in Standing Rock.

  • Who failed the refugees of Calais?

    Refugees in a French camp face desperate overcrowding and scarcity because of official inaction in France and Britain.

  • Intergalactic imperialism

    Star Trek's vision was one of tokenism and co-option in support of exploitation and imperialism--not any kind of "socialism."

September 21, 2016

  • Stereotypes and scapegoating after Chelsea

    Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

  • Can Corbyn survive the coup?

    A British socialist explains what's at stake in the vote that will decide if left-winger Jeremy Corbyn will be the leader of the party.

  • "Fee speech" isn't free speech

    DePaul University is trying to shut down a socialist student group by requiring it to pay for security guards to "protect" its meeting.

  • Tell the AFL-CIO to oppose the pipeline

    Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Views in brief

    What can be done with Democrats? | West Virginia's pipeline battle | Taking on Big Brown | We can't wait for socialism | Missed out about Star Trek

September 20, 2016

  • The cease-fire that will increase war in Syria

    The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

  • We can't drink oil

    SW rounds up reports of solidarity actions around the country in support of the struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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