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March 25, 2014

March 24, 2014

  • Ready to strike = Ready to win

    A Portland teacher and union activist considers the lessons of a struggle that made the school district back down and won a contract victory.

  • Solidarity to carry us forward

    A professor at Portland State University explains the issues pushing faculty toward a strike--and how they are preparing.

  • What's at stake in Burlington?

    Bus drivers in Chittenden County have been on the picket line for a week, and so far, management hasn't budged.

  • The power to stop the charters?

    Will the administration of Mayor Bill De Blasio ring in a new era for New York City public schools--by ringing out the charters?

  • Apartheid isn't feminist

    Palestine solidarity activists at Ohio State University respond to a campus event featuring a woman from the Israeli military.

  • La industria de las burbujas

    La primavera es la temporada de las pruebas estandarizadas, pero este año también ha sido tiempo de protestas y boicots contra ellas.

March 21, 2014

  • The question of nationalities

    In letters written in 1922, Lenin argued about the approach of the Russian workers' state toward oppressed nations.

March 20, 2014

  • Are there any liberals left?

    A discussion underway on the left raises important questions about the Democratic Party--and whether it can be changed from the inside.

  • Still waiting on justice for juvenile lifers

    In Illinois, 37-year-old Adolfo Davis has a chance at living life outside of prison for the first time since he was 14 years old.

  • Meet the new test

    There's a new Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), but its soul-crushing concentration on "job readiness" is still the same.

  • Trotsky's legacy in Cuba

    Like his narrator in The Man Who Loved Dogs, Leonardo Padura has been made to matter less than he should.

  • Profiting off March Madness

    The obscene salaries of NCAA executives and college coaches have prompted a lawsuit by former college athletes.

March 19, 2014

  • They turned our schools into testing factories

    For students and teachers, springtime means testing time--but this year, it also means protests and boycotts against the standardized testing mania.

  • The battle over Ukraine intensifies

    Russia's annexation of Crimea has been made "official"--escalating the superpower conflict over the future of Ukraine.

  • Ready for a strike at PSU

    Faculty and their supporters at Portland State University are preparing for a potential strike--and so is the other side.

  • Coming together over KXL

    The Cowboy Indian Alliance--which unites Native peoples with ranchers and farmers--is planning days of pipeline protests.

  • In defense of the academic boycott

    Several civil rights organizations have issued an open letter defending the academic boycott of Israel as free speech.

March 18, 2014

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