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April 21, 2016

  • Ireland's Easter Rising against colonial rule

    One hundred years ago, Irish resistance in Britain's oldest colony stood in defiance to imperial rule--and inspired others around the world to follow.

  • Translating the Bern internationally

    How can we best convince a layer of Sanders' supporters that they ought to build a different kind of party than the Democrats?

  • A rising sea of red against Verizon

    Verizon workers are rallying in the thousands and confronting scabs in the biggest strike to hit the U.S. in years.

  • Don't deport Malachy McAllister

    The Obama administration is set to deport the former Irish freedom fighter 20 years after he came to the U.S. in search of asylum.

  • Ireland's fight for self-determination

    In July 1916, Russian revolutionary Lenin offered his analysis of the Irish uprising against British rule, the Easter Rising.

April 20, 2016

  • The impeachment crisis shaking Brazil

    The impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is more than just a conservative coup. It's the result of a deep economic and political crisis.

  • What is to be done with the banks?

    A group of leading left-wing intellectuals and activists make the case for placing the banks at the service of people instead of profit.

  • Occupying UMass for fossil fuel divestment

    Students held a weeklong occupation of the administration building to demand the school divest from fossil fuel companies.

  • Breaking silence over Palestine

    Israeli soldiers who have served in the Occupied Territories are joining others to share the truth about life under occupation.

  • Views in brief

    Against shaming Sanders' supporters | Sanders' support for Israel | Protest, but let Trump speak | Reforming capitalism isn't enough

April 19, 2016

  • Grand Old Party becomes a Grand Old Mess

    How can it be that the Republicans, the first party of Corporate America, could be facing the prospect of chaos at their nominating convention?

  • California's $15-an-hour win

    What does California's decision to raise the minimum wage mean for low-wage workers--and the labor movement?

  • The war on BDS in Indiana heats up

    The demonization of the Palestinian freedom struggle reached a fever pitch with flyers targeting a student activist as a "terrorist."

  • The refugee "crisis" of a decaying system

    Migrants fleeing war-torn countries seeking asylum are confronting the cold walls of European capitalism in the 21st century.

  • Gimme (tax) shelter

    If we start clamping down on billionaires who avoid paying taxes, they might leave and avoid paying taxes somewhere else.

April 18, 2016

  • Why I won't be voting for Bernie

    I have felt the Bern this past week, without ever questioning my decision to not vote for Sanders (or Clinton) in the Democratic primary.

  • Kasich isn't a "moderate"

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich's reputation as a "compassionate conservative" comes as a shock to those who live under his policies.

  • Aramark workers notch a win at Loyola

    Solidarity from students was key to winning a new contract for dining hall workers at Loyola University in Chicago.

  • Twenty-three days for Ramarley

    After four long years and no accountability or justice, it is long past time to hold the cops who killed Ramarley Graham to account.

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