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February 25, 2015

  • The extremely violent empire

    The Obama administration's "Countering Violent Extremism" summit held in February was a brazen exercise in hypocrisy.

  • Rodney Reed wins a reprieve

    Grassroots activism played an important role in winning a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed.

  • Emerging as a revolutionary

    When Malcolm X was forced out of the Nation of Islam, he moved sharply to the left, embracing revolutionary politics.

  • What caused the capitulation?

    The Eurogroup agreement that the Greek government was dragged into last week amounts to a headlong retreat.

  • Don't let Walker wreck UW

    University of Wisconsin students, faculty and campus workers are mobilizing against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to slash funding.

  • A cada cual según necesite

    ¿Qué es el socialismo? Imagine una sociedad cuyo propósito sea satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus miembros.

February 24, 2015

  • On strike against the next "accident"

    An explosion at an oil refinery in Southern California shows the high stakes in the oil workers' spreading strike against the energy giants.

  • Reaching a dead end

    While Malcolm X regularly criticized the civil rights movement, he could offer no alternative from within the Nation of Islam.

  • Saudi Arabia's get-out-of-terror-free card

    Saudi Arabia is connected to terrorism around the world--yet the U.S. government considers it an ally in the "war on terror."

  • Bringing the struggles together in N.C.

    North Carolina's Historic Thousands on Jones march brought tens of thousands of people to the state capital of Raleigh.

  • Why we stand with Young, Gifted and Black

    Teaching assistants at the University of Wisconsin approved a resolution in support of the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.

February 23, 2015

  • The Eurogroup noose tightens around Greece

    Leaders of the new Greek government face a deadline to come up with an austerity program that SYRIZA came to power promising to end.

  • Moving toward revolution

    Malcolm X's energetic proselytizing increased the size of the Nation of Islam--but it also turned Malcolm into a political leader.

  • Playing politics with affordable housing

    Tenant groups are battling to save rent stabilization in New York, but they face opposition and apathy from elected officials.

  • To Egypt's revolutionary youth

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialists explains what Egypt's struggle teaches us about class struggle, sectarianism and terrorism.

  • We won't be bullied into silence

    We call on the New York City Council to stop defaming supporters of Palestinian rights with false accusations of anti-Semitism.

February 20, 2015

  • Malcolm X: A revolutionary life

    Fifty years after his murder, SW's multi-part series starts with a looks at the world that shaped one of the 20th century's most important revolutionaries.

  • Shot down for throwing a rock

    The videotape of the execution-style killing of Antonio Zambrano-Montes shows that police murdered him in cold blood.

  • Rodney Reed's supporters turn up the heat

    The struggle to save an innocent man on Texas death row is moving into the national spotlight as an execution date approaches.

  • The never-ending ultimatums

    Greece's left-wing government has made huge concessions--but even that isn't enough for the rulers of Europe.

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