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July 21, 2015

  • Victory will come when we get justice

    New York City protesters marked the one-year anniversary of the police murder of Eric Garner with a series of protests.

  • Bubbles, bounces and busts in China

    Sooner or later, all bubbles burst--and the one that sent China's stock market skyrocketing upward was no exception.

  • Motives of the blackmailers

    The primary motivation for the humiliation of the Greek government was political--so Greece would serve as an example.

  • Views in brief

    Tech workers and class | Free Ismail Shabazz | Fighting racism on an individual level | Sanders can help advance socialism

July 20, 2015

  • The struggle for the soul of SYRIZA

    A socialist activist talks about the battle inside Greece's radical left party after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' surrender to the European authorities.

  • What's in the new Memorandum?

    Greek socialists in SYRIZA present a sobering list of the austerity measures in Alexis Tsipras' agreement with the EU.

  • Shell-shocked by Israel's war

    A new book by a Gaza journalist collects reports written as the bombs fell during Israel's savage war last summer.

  • No escape from drug war violence

    The media's sensationalized coverage of a Mexican drug lord's prison break ignored the gruesome toll of the "war on drugs."

  • A Tory attack on union rights

    Pushing back against the Conservatives' new restrictions on labor rights will require workplace organization, not just rhetoric.

  • Tearing it down is a victory

    Forcing the removal of the Confederate flag is a step forward for anti-racist activists, both ideologically and materially.

July 16, 2015

  • How Chicago schools went broke on purpose

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking advantage of the city's budget problems to impose further cutbacks on the public school system.

  • Defiance against the parliament's surrender

    Greece's parliament voted to accept new austerity measures over the protests of left-wing deputies and wider social unrest.

  • This deal will overturn the people's "No"

    Greece's Energy Minister and a leader of SYRIZA's Left Platform declares his opposition to Tsipras' new Memorandum.

  • A new chance to meet Nina Simone

    A new documentary about the iconic singer and freedom fighter tells the story of one of the most underappreciated musical talents of the 20th century.

  • Socialism still comes from below

    What does Marxism's commitment to "socialism from below," to use Hal Draper's famous phrase, mean in the 21st century?

  • Removing the flag isn't enough

    The elimination of racism will not require "finishing the Civil War," but a very different revolution--one to abolish capitalism.

July 15, 2015

  • Marxism and the fight for women's liberation

    The author of Women and Socialism introduces her newly released book--a Marxist analysis of women's oppression and the fight for liberation.

  • SYRIZA leaders against the coup

    A majority of Central Committee members of SYRIZA have signed a statement opposing Alexis Tsipras' proposed Memorandum.

  • A showdown looms in Greece's parliament

    Alexis Tsipras wants a vote in parliament to sanction his surrender to the European blackmailers, but opposition is building.

  • No new Memorandum in our name!

    Socialists inside SYRIZA make their case for rejecting the new austerity measures agreed to by the Greek government.

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