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November 8, 2016

  • Stuck inside the machine

    Bernie Sanders' role since the summer has been to assure progressives that Hillary Clinton is, despite the evidence, one of them.

  • The real vote fraud

    The political system that claims to be the "world's greatest" routinely takes away democratic rights from millions of people.

November 7, 2016

  • Can socialism be elected into power?

    It's possible to elect an individual socialist to political office. But can socialists change the existing state and legislate a new society into existence?

  • Rubber bullets against the protectors

    Despite facing constant brutality, the actions of the water protectors at Standing Rock have inspired the support of millions.

  • SEPTA workers strike back

    Philadelphia transit workers are walking the picket line despite political pressure after facing months of stonewalling in bargaining.

  • The end of democracy in Turkey

    The left-wing People's Democratic Party demands the release of party leaders and an end to the Turkish government's repression.

  • Rethinking what we should learn

    SW readers comment on a republished essay by Leon Trotsky taking up questions about imperialism and national liberation.

November 4, 2016

November 3, 2016

November 2, 2016

  • So now the election has come down to e-mail

    It's hypocrisy as far as the eye can see as the final week of Election 2016 is rocked by a media frenzy about mysterious e-mails and the FBI.

  • The Mediterranean has become a cemetery

    The journey of refugees fleeing to Europe is more deadly today than ever--and that's exactly how European Union leaders want it.

  • "Learning to Think" today republishes an essay by Leon Trotsky with a comment on how it applies today to the left's debate about Syria.

  • She asked for help and wound up dead

    A young mother was shot to death on Muckleshoot tribal lands southeast of Seattle after a worried friend called police for help.

  • UT students aren't buying their "bake sale"

    Several hundred University of Texas students protested an anti-affirmative action "bake sale"--and sent the racists packing.

November 1, 2016

  • The rise of Trumpism and how to fight it

    Wherever similar social conditions exist--economic decline, a mistrusted state and traditions of bigotry--Trumpism or something like it does, too.

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