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March 13, 2018

  • Desperation in Jersey City

    The system is broken, and it was made that way not by teachers, but by the politicians. The "American Dream" is a joke.

  • Introducing...Eugene Debs

    A new documentary pays tribute to one of the most famous socialists and union leaders in U.S. history: Eugene V. Debs.

March 12, 2018

March 9, 2018

  • The heights of solidarity at Blair Mountain

    The West Virginia teachers gave us a lesson in class struggle, but their miner ancestors taught an equally defiant one a century ago.

  • Is Marxism only about exploitation?

    Because struggles against exploitation and oppression shape each other in many ways, one can't be won without waging the other.

March 8, 2018

  • Not equal by any measure

    International Women's Day will be marked by actions and events that set out the state of working women--but also look with hope to new struggles.

  • Will Jersey City teachers be next to strike?

    Teachers' salaries in New Jersey are higher than West Virginia, but educators face the same attacks on their health care and dignity.

  • How we can take anti-racism into LA schools

    A "Making Black Lives Matter in Schools" event in Los Angeles focused on opposition to the district's policy of "random searches."

  • Will the Middle East powder keg ignite?

    Tensions and conflicts are intensifying in the Middle East as the major players, both regional and global, compete for influence.

  • Taking stock of the February crash

    What can Karl Marx and his economic writings tell us about the plunges of a volatile stock market in early February?

March 7, 2018

  • The teachers united couldn't be defeated

    West Virginia teachers celebrated a powerful victory in their nine-day, all-out strike following a struggle that reached into every corner of the state.

  • What Russiagate tells us about a corrupt system

    Robert Mueller's investigation may or may not have found a smoking gun, but it's definitely exposing the sleazeballs of the Trump administration.

  • Russian voters have choices but no alternative

    Russian socialists are calling for a boycott of the coming election, which is almost certain to re-elect Vladimir Putin to a fourth term.

  • Is fair share fair?

    One issue at stake in the Janus v. AFSCME court case is "fair share"--a concept that needs clarifying after the right's propaganda.

  • ¿Debido proceso o justicia?

    La respuesta de Trump a la mujer golpeada por uno de sus subordinados fue redoblar su desdén por las mujeres que enfrentan a sus abusadores.

March 6, 2018

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