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  • Where will socialism come from?

    In socialist movements throughout history, the question of what kind of society we're fighting for has been bound up with who can achieve it.

  • Why I'm standing up to the police

    A Seattle activist and educator who was attacked without warning by a cop last year describes his fight to win justice.

  • He didn't do the right thing

    Spike Lee claims Chi-Raq is part of a mission to save lives in violent neighborhoods, but his solution is more victim-blaming.

  • Resistance to repression in South Korea

    The conservative government of Park Geun-hye is seeking to impose harsh labor law reform, but unions are fighting back.

  • New sounds and old stories

    SW asked writers, musicians and just plain fans about the music(s) they're listening to, reading about and otherwise enjoying.

  • PSU sends a message of solidarity

    About 200 people at Portland State University organized events in solidarity with refugees and victims of racist violence.

  • What will change a system of injustices?

    A recent panel discussion in Mount Vernon, New York, asked how we can win justice for the wrongfully incarcerated.

December 16, 2015

  • They're fanning the flames of anti-Muslim hate

    A surge of anti-Muslim hate crimes across the U.S. can be traced to the concerted campaign of bigotry whipped up by political leaders.

  • The end of "21st century socialism"?

    The victory of the right in National Assembly elections in Venezuela is a major reversal for the Bolivarian Revolution.

  • Justice denied to RonnieMan

    Despite the release of damning video from a police dash-cam, RonnieMan Johnson's killer is still not facing prosecution.

  • De Blasio's not-enough housing plan

    New York City's mayor announced a new supportive housing plan that falls far short of his progressive promises.

  • Kohler strikers need solidarity

    Workers on strike against Kohler's two-tier wage system urgently need solidarity--and some labor activists are answering the call.

December 15, 2015

  • Will Rahm pay for all the Black lives lost?

    One month of protests in the streets of Chicago has done more to hold the police accountable than decades of legal wrangling and promises of reform.

  • Coming together against hate in New York City

    Dozens of New York City groups came together to protest Trump's Islamophobia and demand that more refugees be taken in.

  • Black history is human history

    More than 120 SUNY New Paltz students organized a walkout and rally to defend the Black Studies Department.

  • Seattle says: No Nazis here

    "Nazis out, refugees in" was the message of activists who came out to protest a Seattle march called by a far-right hate group.

  • Reasons to be radical

    The "war on terror" has killed huge numbers of people across the world, but it does something else as well--it kills language.

  • Abrir todas las fronteras

    Europa no es el único lugar donde los gobiernos cruelmente niegan la entrada a inmigrantes huyendo de la violencia y la pobreza.

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