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March 11, 2015

  • More police isn't the answer in Queens

    Community organizers from a variety of struggles came together at a Queens forum to discuss their problems with the NYPD.

  • Detained in China for protesting sexism

    A group of feminists in China were detained by the government for planning a protest on International Women’s Day.

  • Let them eat Common Core

    I believe No Child Left Behind and Common Core are part of the 1 Percent's agenda to wreck what few rights we have left.

  • The "okay-to-leech" laws

    It is long past time for labor to stop using the phrase "right-to-work," when these laws are about the right to freeload.

March 10, 2015

  • The greatest heist in history

    The growing gap between the rich and the rest of us isn't being caused by some mysterious market force, but an old-fashioned one: theft.

  • Where are we going after the agreement?

    A leader of SYRIZA's Left Platform looks at what's next for the struggle after a key meeting of the party's Central Committee.

  • Choosing a different path

    Socialists in Greece call for SYRIZA to pursue an alternative of resistance to the lenders and of struggle against austerity.

  • Putin's enemies within

    The political situation in Russia is unpredictable after the assassination of a well-known critic of President Vladimir Putin.

  • Portland retreats on civil liberties

    In a sign of the renewed momentum of the "war on terror," a famously liberal Oregon city resumed cooperation with the FBI.

  • Jugando con los inmigrantes

    Los republicanos juegan a las apuestas con la vida de los inmigrantes, pero esto no debe hacernos olvidar el historial del Deportador en Jefe.

March 9, 2015

March 5, 2015

  • Framing a child for his own murder

    Cleveland police reached a new low of victim-blaming when they claimed that 12-year-old Tamir Rice bore responsibility for his own death.

  • An alternative to Mayor 1 Percent?

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's weak showing in the first round of the election has opened the way to challenger Chuy García.

  • Solidarity is not co-optation

    #MuslimLivesMatter isn't an appropriation that diminishes the Black struggle, but an embrace of a wider fight against racism.

  • A diagnosis of Obamacare

    Five years after its passage, what has the Affordable Care Act meant for U.S. workers and their access to health care?

  • Bronx Defenders need to be defended

    A defense firm for poor New Yorkers is the latest target of a right-wing backlash against the Black Lives Matter movement.

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