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September 21, 2016

  • Tell the AFL-CIO to oppose the pipeline

    Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Views in brief

    What can be done with Democrats? | West Virginia's pipeline battle | Taking on Big Brown | We can't wait for socialism | Missed out about Star Trek

September 20, 2016

  • The cease-fire that will increase war in Syria

    The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

  • We can't drink oil

    SW rounds up reports of solidarity actions around the country in support of the struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Bill De Blasio can keep a secret...for the cops

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to keep secret the disciplinary records of officers who commit acts of police brutality.

  • From defiance to solidarity in Alexandria

    Shipyard workers in Egypt are still waiting for a verdict in their military trial--but a defense campaign is winning wider support.

  • Duterte's death toll keeps rising

    The Philippines' new president has a horrific record, but his spat with Barack Obama had some on the left pulling their punches.

September 19, 2016

  • Another child killed by Ohio cops

    Police in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed a 13-year-old--and then proceeded to blame him and his family because he had a toy gun at the time.

  • What led to the LIU lockout?

    After 12 days locked out, faculty at Long Island University returned to work having fought off a concessionary contract proposal.

  • Murder on a picket line in Italy

    People across Italy are taking action after a 53-year-old worker for a package delivery company was run down by a scab driver.

  • Stop the abuse of unfree labor

    Several hundred people gathered in Oakland to march in solidarity with the nationwide strike by prisoners demanding their rights.

  • Views in brief

    Who wants Assad to go? | The Trotskyists take over | Cuba, democracy and one-party rule | Growth under socialism? | Thanks for the review

September 16, 2016

  • What will a socialist society be like?

    There is no blueprint for a socialist future, but we know from the struggles of past that it will involve a vast expansion of democracy and freedom.

September 15, 2016

  • How the era of endless wars began

    Fifteen years after 9/11, it's impossible to understand countless aspects of the world without knowing how and why the "war on terror" was launched.

  • Solidarity with Standing Rock

    The International Socialist Organization stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the resistance to a new pipeline project.

  • A union victory in Sakuma's fields

    Three years after the strikes that launched their union, workers at Sakuma Bros. farms north of Seattle have voted in the union.

  • Socialism in one galaxy?

    For 50 years, the Star Trek franchise has inspired audiences by envisioning a better world, free from material want.

  • A call for workers' power to end the war

    One hundred years ago, a leading antiwar socialist in Germany laid out the importance of a revolution to end the First World War.

  • A terrible symbol of a not-so-distant past

    Some who came to a re-enactment of frontier times in a Chicago suburb will have felt their heart stutter when they saw a noose.

September 14, 2016

  • Starving schools to feed the fat cats

    Every politician claims to be fighting for better schools--but every year, their budget cuts show how little they actually care about public education.

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