It boggles the mind that the NFL's Richie Incognito bullying saga has come back to "blaming the Black man."
The concept of a white skin privilege leaves us measuring the degree of oppression, but doesn't bring us closer to collective action.
A 19-year-old African American woman is dead for the "crime" of asking for help after a car accident in a predominantly white suburb of Detroit.
The murder of a 13-year-old middle school student by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy has sparked an angry protest movement.
Barack Obama is supporting a proposal to increase the federal minimum wage, but there are good reasons to be skeptical.
Homeland sells the idea that the "war on terror" is now a permanent emergency--and we should trust those leading it.
Baystate Health Systems has put corporate profits over patient care and the working conditions of nurses.
Another contribution to the debate on white skin privilege considers whether socialists can take another approach.
Two Bay Area members respond to the arguments of a recent article that criticizes the "theory and practice" of the ISO.
U.S. politicians and employers have always used anti-immigrant laws not so much to prevent immigration, but to control it.
In a stunning repudiation of the political status quo, a revolutionary socialist candidate in Seattle holds a narrow lead in an election for City Council.
Alicia Beltran is fighting a Wisconsin law that criminalizes pregnant women--under the guise of protecting fetuses.
Walmart workers are taking to the streets again, ahead of Black Friday, to demand fair wages and better working conditions.
Chelsea Manning and CeCe McDonald are examples of the capacity of ordinary people to challenge oppression.
A socialist filmmaker discusses the role that art can play in left-wing causes, including the fight for Palestinian rights.
As draconian legislation restricting abortion goes into effect in Texas, the effects of this latest assault on the right to choose are being felt.
The people of the Philippines need food, water and homes, not a police force to quell their spirit to survive.
12 Years a Slave captures the everyday reality of the slave system--both its barbaric violence and its more commonplace horrors.
The U.S. Senate passed the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, though the bill faces an uphill battle in the House.
Next year's referendum on independence for Scotland raises a host of questions about how neoliberalism and imperialism can be challenged.
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