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March 12, 2014

  • Feeding off the crisis in Venezuela

    Shortages, inflation and corruption are fueling frustrations with the government in Venezuela--and the hopes of the right.

  • On strike against deportation

    Hundreds of undocumented immigrants at a private prison in Tacoma, Wash., went on hunger strike to protest inhumane treatment.

  • Trotsky's developed insight

    The radical novelty of Leon Trotsky's theory of uneven and combined development is often underestimated.

  • Greenwashing Bloomberg-style

    Why are those who insisted on making our planet more difficult to live on now harping about the legacy we leave our children?

  • Scabs on the pitch

    The lockout of Major League Soccer referees is awful for the refs, dangerous for players and terrible for working people.

March 11, 2014

  • The story of a teachers' victory in Oregon

    Teachers in Medford, Ore., are glad to be back with their students--but they know their 16 days on strike helped advance a wider struggle for justice.

  • Ukraine and the national question

    To understand the dominance of nationalism in Ukraine today requires understanding the country's history of subjugation.

  • Why is Palestine taboo at Columbia College?

    Columbia College students and faculty are organizing a campaign to defend academic freedom for a Palestinian instructor.

  • Worries about our water

    The reckless burning of coal, oil and gas is accelerating climate change and drastically altering the hydrology of the biosphere.

  • Songs for a socialist future

    A recently published collection provides a new generation with defiant revolutionary songs by Irish socialist James Connolly.

  • Millenials are on the march

    Millenials are discovering that we cannot hope to inherit a better world--we have to fight for it.

  • Overestimating Turkish discontent

    It is simply too early to say that the corruption scandal in Turkey has reignited the flames of discontent.

  • El regreso de COINTELPRO

    Nuevas revelaciones demuestran que la represión estatal contra el activismo político de izquierda está lejos de ser una cosa del pasado.

March 10, 2014

  • We all need to stand up for each other

    CeCe McDonald is free after going to jail for defending herself against a racist, transphobic attack--but she's keeping up the fight for justice.

  • The king and the field marshal

    A dense network of financial and industrial titans, stretching from Cairo to Saudi Arabia, sustains Egypt's counterrevolution.

  • Who bears the brunt of pollution?

    A badly needed struggle against environmental racism has been missing from the mainstream ecology movement.

  • The ISAT rebellion of 2014

    A Chicago parent explains why she's proud to be part of the teacher-parent-student boycott against a useless standardized test.

  • Saying no to Napolitano

    A student group occupied a building at the University of California Berkeley to protest incoming UC President Janet Napolitano.

  • ¿Qué ocurre en Venezuela?

    Un socialista venezolano comenta sobre las protestas callejeras lideradas por la derecha y la necesidad de una revolución dentro de la revolución.

  • Aborto libre, nosotras decidimos

    El Movimiento Feminista de Madrid lidera la lucha contra un proyecto de ley anti-aborto propuesto por el gobierno derechista.

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