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January 8, 2015

  • Justice for Leelah Alcorn

    A society that continues to deny transgender and gender non-conforming people their basic humanity is to blame for this suicide.

  • The fight of a lifetime

    A former Army Ranger tells why he walked across the country for Pat Tillman--and the stories of the people he met along the way.

  • Don't foist the Olympics on D.C.

    For a city already experiencing gentrification at gunpoint, the prospect of hosting the Olympics should be terrifying.

January 7, 2015

  • The contradictions of Al Sharpton

    Hated by right-wingers for his anti-racist organizing, Rev. Al Sharpton now faces sharp criticism from a new generation of Black activists.

  • No, this is what they hate us for

    Not for "our freedoms," as George W. Bush claimed, but ignorant, arrogant--and just bad--"entertainment" like The Interview.

  • Breaking Broken Windows

    The NYPD slowdown exposes the lies behind "Broken Windows" policing--but it will still take a struggle to put an end to it.

  • Above the law

    Allegations made against Prince Andrew paint a picture of powerful men who think, with good reason, that they are untouchable.

  • Demilitarizing at University of Maryland

    Students are organizing to stop the campus police department from receiving the Pentagon's high-tech weaponry.

January 6, 2015

  • Democracy versus the bankocracy in Greece

    Elections this month could put Greece's radical left party SYRIZA in power--and the scaremongering from Europe's rulers is already underway.

  • The problem is the barrel

    When they admit police are a problem at all, political leaders focus on a few "bad apples." But the problem runs deeper.

  • Covering up rape in Florida

    Florida State University has created a reality all its own, as rape accusations against a star quarterback get swept under the rug.

  • The left is on a roll at Northeastern

    Successful union organizing and vibrant student protests have created a radicalized atmosphere at a major Boston university.

  • From Delhi to Ferguson

    From Delhi to Ferguson, we salute the resilience of those who are fighting in the spirit of international solidarity.

January 5, 2015

  • Whose lives matter in New York City?

    After the killing of two NYPD officers, the #BlackLivesMatter movement now faces a backlash orchestrated by police unions and right-wingers.

  • Their drive to stop SYRIZA

    European activists call for solidarity against the scaremongering campaign targeting Greece's radical left party.

  • The Marikana miners deserve justice

    The family members of striking miners massacred by South African police in 2012 have taken their fight to the courts.

  • A public housing victory in Seattle

    A Seattle housing activist explains what it took to stop the city's plans to hammer public housing tenants with large rent increases.

  • Educators must stand against racism

    Black students need to know that educators value them, no matter what the legal system and police actions tell them.

December 18, 2014

  • When soldiers declared peace on earth

    One hundred years ago, soldiers on opposing sides in the First World War showed the power that people without rank and privilege possess.

  • A new opening for the left in Greece

    A political crisis for Greece's rulers could lead to a long-awaited general election in January 2015--and a victory for the left.

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