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March 24, 2015

  • What we learned from de Blasio's first year

    A New York City socialist has a message for Chicago, where a mayoral runoff election pits a hated incumbent against a very different challenger.

  • Running Illinois like a banker

    Union members traveled to the state capital to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to slash social spending and workers' rights.

  • Breaking the vicious circle

    The Greek government must go in the opposite direction from concessions to defeat the extortion of Europe's rulers.

  • The making of neoliberal Mexico

    A Mexican socialist traces the neoliberal turn in national politics from its roots 25 years ago through the PRI's return to power.

  • March is for changing mascots

    A Wisconsin college basketball player is using a newfound national platform to demand justice for Native Americans.

March 23, 2015

  • Noel's family is keeping the struggle alive

    Thanks to solidarity and support, Los Angeles-area families of police murder victims are finding the strength to stand up and demand justice.

  • Solidarity wins at Rutgers

    Faculty and graduate employees at Rutgers University overcame an intransigent management to win a tentative agreement.

  • Blockupy and the battles to come

    Two socialists reflect on the huge Blockupy protest in Frankfurt and the tasks of the movement in the coming months.

  • When the debt is illegitimate

    Cancellation of Greece's foreign debt is a necessity--and history is full of examples of similar burdens being written off.

  • Obama's message for Northern Ireland

    Why is the White House putting pressure on political leaders in Northern Ireland to reach an agreement on welfare "reform"?

  • Sobre los hombros de gigantes

    La Organización Socialista Internacional se considera parte de la tradición socialista fundada por Carlos Marx y Federico Engels.

March 19, 2015

  • Clinton isn't hiding her real crimes

    The Republicans claim that Hillary Clinton has a lot to hide in her e-mails, but her real crimes against humanity are there for all to see.

  • Linking arms to protect New York schools

    Parents, students and teachers in New York City stood outside 300 schools to defend public education from Cuomo's attack.

  • Naked, unarmed and still shot dead

    Police in suburban Atlanta killed an unarmed Black man who struggled with mental illness, sparking a string of protests.

  • Why did Borland walk away?

    History shows that playing NFL-level football is like playing Russian Roulette--and Chris Borland has decided to put the gun down.

  • Boston Pride abandons solidarity

    A victory for LGBTQ groups to be in the St. Patrick's Day Parade is being marred by the continued exclusion of antiwar groups.

  • Valuing art for art's sake

    Questions of art and culture should be left to artists and culture-makers, not economists or sociologists.

March 18, 2015

  • Holding the line against Big Oil

    There's a tentative agreement in the strike at refineries across the country, but oil workers are staying on the picket line until local issues are resolved.

  • An epidemic of deadly anti-trans violence

    At least 10 trans women have been killed since the start of 2015, a fact that should sound the alarm about anti-trans violence.

  • Denying Cuomo his test data

    The movement to opt out of Common Core tests reached new highs in New York last year--and this year looks even better.

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