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May 28, 2015

  • Cleveland's criminal cops

    An agreement with the Justice Department will place restrictions on Cleveland police--but will it have any affect in reining in their toxic violence?

  • The way out of the trap is a radical left policy

    Revolutionaries inside SYRIZA make the case for a strategy to escape the downward spiral of negotiations with the lenders.

  • Where is Mexico headed?

    A Mexican revolutionary explains how neoliberalism is reshaping the Mexican state--and the resistance it has produced.

  • Meet the new public housing plan

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to preserve public housing looks a lot like his predecessor Michael Bloomberg's.

  • What's next for Rodney Reed?

    Activism won a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed--and now he must be freed from death row.

  • Facing Egypt's kangaroo courts

    Several revolutionary activists in Egypt have been taken into custody as they await the outcome of a May 31 court appeal.

  • Confusion about political power

    During the Spanish Revolution, there were different interpretations of revolutionary syndicalism within the CNT

May 27, 2015

  • A socialist FAQ on Bernie Sanders and the left

    Two contributors look at what's at stake in the left's discussion of Bernie Sanders' Democratic Party presidential campaign.

  • Shrinking the Big Brother state?

    The proposed reforms to NSA spying programs are essentially cosmetic changes to an out-of-control surveillance system.

  • Oscar López Rivera must be free

    Thousands of people will march to demand the release of the longest-serving Puerto Rican political prisoner in U.S. history.

  • Resistance builds in Okinawa

    Recent protests in Okinawa represent the latest stage of the struggle against the overwhelming U.S. military presence.

  • Holding UW's feet to the fire

    Student and worker activists at the University of Washington are taking the fight against inequality to the university Regents.

  • Snapshots from the Bay Area left

    Chris Crass' Towards Collective Liberation contributes to our understanding of where the left has been and where we need to go.

  • Unidos contra la patronal

    Los socialistas apoyan los sindicatos porque son las organizaciones más elementales de la clase obrera.

May 26, 2015

  • Why did Ramadi fall to ISIS?

    Just as the U.S. government was claiming a supposed string of successes, ISIS fighters have conquered an important city in western Iraq.

  • Bernie Sanders is no Eugene Debs

    A Green Party leader contributes to the left debate about Bernie Sanders' campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

  • Bill Bratton's broken excuse

    The NYPD commissioner is claiming young New Yorkers oppose Broken Windows because they're spoiled by low crime rates.

  • Life has no dignity at Quad

    A worker describes the conditions at an Oklahoma City printing plant where an employee was crushed to death.

  • Chavismo on the horns of a dilemma

    The difficulties facing Venezuela's left-wing government under Nicolás Maduro extend back to the rule of Hugo Chávez.

  • Arrested for peacefully protesting Israel

    Connecticut authorities overreacted to a small nonviolent protest at a synagogue, and now the activists need support.

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