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March 27, 2014

March 26, 2014

  • Still a world to win

    Marxism is not only the most searing indictment of capitalism, but it explains the contradictions of the system and how it can be confronted.

  • Reclaiming labor's lessons

    With their contract victory, St. Paul, Minn., teachers showed how union workers can reassert some control at the workplace.

  • Getting serious about organization

    A member of the International Socialist Organization in New York explains what persuaded him to join the group.

  • Will a police torturer walk?

    Jon Burge may be released to a halfway house--while some of the men he tortured up to 40 years ago are still locked up.

  • More radical by the year

    Tony Benn will certainly be remembered exactly as he said he wanted to be: "With the words, 'He inspired us.'"

March 25, 2014

  • What do we say about the national question?

    Lenin insisted that support for the right of oppressed nations to self-determination is indispensible for building international working-class solidarity.

  • No complicity with apartheid

    Students at the University of Michigan and Loyola University are pressing their schools to divest from Israel's apartheid.

  • My so-called golden years

    The promise was that if you worked hard, you'd be able to enjoy your retirement. That couldn’t be further from the reality.

  • A new postal unity

    Four unions representing a half-million postal workers have declared a joint national day of action against privatization.

  • St. Patrick's Day parade versus Irish freedom

    Supporters of Irish freedom have to take sides over a St. Patrick's Day parade that discriminates against a host of groups.

March 24, 2014

  • Ready to strike = Ready to win

    A Portland teacher and union activist considers the lessons of a struggle that made the school district back down and won a contract victory.

  • Solidarity to carry us forward

    A professor at Portland State University explains the issues pushing faculty toward a strike--and how they are preparing.

  • What's at stake in Burlington?

    Bus drivers in Chittenden County have been on the picket line for a week, and so far, management hasn't budged.

  • The power to stop the charters?

    Will the administration of Mayor Bill De Blasio ring in a new era for New York City public schools--by ringing out the charters?

  • Apartheid isn't feminist

    Palestine solidarity activists at Ohio State University respond to a campus event featuring a woman from the Israeli military.

  • La industria de las burbujas

    La primavera es la temporada de las pruebas estandarizadas, pero este año también ha sido tiempo de protestas y boicots contra ellas.

March 21, 2014

  • The question of nationalities

    In letters written in 1922, Lenin argued about the approach of the Russian workers' state toward oppressed nations.

March 20, 2014

  • Are there any liberals left?

    A discussion underway on the left raises important questions about the Democratic Party--and whether it can be changed from the inside.

  • Still waiting on justice for juvenile lifers

    In Illinois, 37-year-old Adolfo Davis has a chance at living life outside of prison for the first time since he was 14 years old.

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