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April 4, 2016

  • Where next for OSUDivest?

    Ohio State University's student government rejected divestment from Israeli apartheid, but the campaign learned important lessons.

  • Austerity in a volatile South Africa

    A wedge is being driven through South Africa's political elite in the wake of a court decision against President Jacob Zuma.

March 31, 2016

  • How did Syria become a burning country?

    The war in Syria demands that we analyze who is oppressed and who is the oppressor--and ask how we can stand in solidarity with the struggle.

  • Discussing Sanders in my union

    Sanders' choice to run as a Democrat poses questions about political independence that unions still need to come to terms with.

  • The Tribune blows its top

    Chicago's leading paper resurrected rhetoric out of the robber-baron era to heap abuse on the teachers' union for daring to fight back.

  • Fighting for CUNY's future

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has backed off his worst threats against City University of New York, but challenges remain.

  • Making discrimination the law

    What are the sources of anti-LGBTQ attacks like the law passed in North Carolina last week--and what can we do to stop them?

March 30, 2016

  • What will lesser evilism look like in 2016?

    Fear of the Republican greater evil is understandable, but history teaches us that voting for the lesser evil generally leads to more evil, not less.

  • Meet the "mainstream" Republicans

    Recent diatribes about Trump voters in a conservative magazine show the depths of the Republicans' contempt for workers.

  • Maine's crackdown on nonexistent fraud

    Democrats in Maine are proposing a stern crackdown on welfare fraud, despite the lack of evidence anyone is committing it.

  • Boycotting Israel is an act of free speech

    Israel has launched an unprecedented global campaign to silence pro-Palestinian voices and criminalize BDS advocacy.

  • Organizing for real justice in New York

    New York activists have united to form "Justice 4 the Wrongfully Incarcerated" and demand an end to the system's abuses.

  • ¿Cómo tumbamos a Trump?

    Una multitud multirracial en Chicago mostró a Donald Trump que su racismo no es aceptable, y lo embaló de vuelta al escondrijo de dónde salió.

March 29, 2016

  • What we're fighting for on April 1

    Chicago teachers, unionists and community members explain why they're taking part in a day of action, with a one-day teachers' strike at its core.

  • Murdering Akai a second time

    The decision of the Brooklyn prosecutor to not ask for jail time in the killing of Akai Gurley is a slap in the face to Akai's family.

  • A history of intimidation at Columbia

    A former student at Columbia University recalls how charges of anti-Semitism have been used to silence pro-Palestine voices.

  • The NBA's chance to lead the way

    The NBA should respond to the passage of a bigoted law in North Carolina by pulling the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte.

  • Marine Le Pen falls flat in Quebec

    Protesters greeted France's far-right National Front leader when she travelled to Quebec to spew a message of hate.

March 28, 2016

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