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September 16, 2014

  • Telling the NFL: "No more"

    It took CBS sports anchor James Brown to finally explain why the NFL better start taking domestic violence seriously.

  • Views in brief

    Standing with low-wage workers | Mistaken about Michfest | The Deep Green Resistance alternative | Meat-eating kills the planet | Not in the name of survivors

September 15, 2014

  • We need system change to stop climate change

    With the People's Climate March coming up this week, a leading voice in the environmental justice movement looks at the challenges we face.

  • Only protest will hold the police accountable

    One of the Chicago Police Department's top commanders is facing felony charges and could soon be sitting in a jail cell.

  • Will the clinics stay open in Texas?

    The notorious Texas anti-abortion law is facing a legal challenge--but a lot of damage has already been done to abortion rights.

  • The challenges left unmet

    Youth won't be prepared for the future with the wrong educational theory and dysfunctional economics they're being fed.

  • A strike lit the way at Juno

    Workers at the Juno Lighting Group manufacturing facility outside Chicago ended a five-day strike with a victory.

  • Una lucha en todo lugar

    Tras la rebelión en Ferguson, Missouri, millones de personas por todo el país nunca verán el racismo y la violencia policial de la misma manera.

September 11, 2014

  • Intimidation won't stop the fight for Palestine

    The battle for academic freedom and Palestine solidarity is coming to a head with a critical moment for fired UIUC professor Steven Salaita.

  • Another broken promise on immigration

    Obama abandoned executive action on immigration after moderate Democrats kicked up a fuss ahead of midterm elections.

  • The "war on terror" on repeat

    If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

  • The re-victimization of Janay Rice

    Among the questions asked after the release of a video showing Ray Rice committing assault, one was glaringly missing.

  • Anti-racist internationalism

    Socialists in early 20th century America linked revolution at home with successful uprisings by workers in colonized nations.

  • Changing shape or shaping change?

    UPS had to respond to the tumult and discontent of the 1960s, but Big Brown did its best to "shape change" in its interests.

September 10, 2014

  • The U.S. won't fix the disaster it caused in Iraq

    Barack Obama is leading the charge for a new war drive--but turning up the U.S. war machine will only add to the suffering and violence.

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • Boston school bus drivers won't back down

    Dozens of drivers have lost their jobs and a union activist has been arrested in the drive to break Boston's bus drivers' union.

  • Kick the frackers out

    The New York governor's race is providing an opportunity to campaign against the disastrous practice of fracking.

  • Prioritizing the anti-racist fight

    The Workers Party of the 1920s made fighting racism a priority by challenging the Klan and calling for racial equality in unions.

  • Michfest is dying from bigotry

    A bigoted policy excluding transgender women threatens the future of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.

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