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June 18, 2014

  • The most repulsive man in football

    Even if you have no interest in football, even if you have never watched a single game, you need to hate Sepp Blatter.

  • Contando hasta 15

    La ley del salario mínimo recientemente aprobada de Seattle es un avance importante, y tal vez sólo el primero de muchos.

June 17, 2014

  • Unmasking Big Brother

    On the eve of a U.S. speaking tour, Glenn Greenwald speaks out about the fight against state surveillance, and the role of the media and whistleblowers.

  • Frankenstein fears his monster

    The Gates Foundation helped set off the high-stakes testing frenzy--and now it wants two-year moratorium on them?

  • Hard times for the Clintons?

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's claim that her family was "dead broke" in 2000 shows how distant she is from ordinary people's lives.

  • Lenin's revolutionary strategy in our times

    At the heart of has been called "the Leninism of Lenin" is an uncompromising commitment to revolutionary democracy.

  • Occupy turns to Stop Staples

    Occupy activists in San Francisco have taken up the campaign to stop the privatization of the U.S. Post Office.

  • Looking back at Seattle's fight for 15

    What lessons can we learn from the victory of a minimum-wage law in Seattle--both its strengths and weaknesses?

June 16, 2014

  • Why is Iraq being torn apart?

    An intensifying civil war--with its roots in the U.S. invasion and occupation--is ripping Iraq apart and threatening sectarian conflict across the region.

  • Understanding the crisis in Iraq

    An antiwar author responds to the mainstream media analysis of the conflict in Iraq that it has largely ignored until now.

  • Moms on strike at Walmart

    Working mothers at Walmart took part in strikes and other actions to draw attention to low wages and rotten working conditions.

  • A call to free the hunger strikers

    An open-ended hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners protesting administrative detention has passed the 50-day mark.

  • PSU activists won't be intimidated

    A right-wing blogger disrupted an activist meeting at Portland State University, but we won't let him shut us down.

  • Por un fútbol sin FIFA

    Desde la cancha, al estadio, a las tiendas llenas de cachivaches, nada controlamos del "deporte rey" que producimos.

June 13, 2014

  • Counting toward 15

    Seattle's newly passed minimum wage law is an important advance--and hopefully the herald of other steps forward for low-wage workers.

  • Socialism from below

    Workers' struggle from below has never been stopped by the theories from above--and it has changed the world many times.

June 12, 2014

  • Two more innocent men facing death in Texas

    The Texas death machine is still running--and death penalty abolitionists are organizing to stop two innocent men from being its next victims.

  • Bowe Bergdahl's battlefield

    Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Now he's in the midst of a different kind of war.

  • For a football without FIFA

    We control nothing of the "beautiful game" we produce, from the pitch to the stadium to the stores full of gear.

  • Bigots not welcome in Detroit

    In the wake of the Isla Vista killings, activists in Detroit took a stand against an anti-feminist "men's rights" conference.

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