Little is known about why a high school freshman opened fire on his friends--but that hasn't stopped the media speculation.
An icon of the Palestinian American community has been found guilty after the federal government's unjust prosecution.
The roots of ISIS lie in the U.S. arming and training of brutal mujahideen fighters in Afghanistan in the 1980s.
SocialistWorker.org explains why the U.S. government's war on ISIS will make the world more violent, more oppressive and less safe.
U.S. leaders use the cause of women's rights as a cynical excuse for imperialism--and liberals are the worst offenders.
Parents, teachers and kids rallied to send a message to the Seattle school board: Lunch and recess are human rights.
An Israeli filmmaker who grew up on an illegal settlement has made a film about the collective denial of ethnic cleansing in 1948.
It's never talked about this way in the U.S. media or political system, but for Marxists, classes are defined by their economic function.
ISIS didn't emerge out of nowhere--it was able to grow because of specific conditions that U.S. imperialism is responsible for.
After 27 years in power, the dictator Blaise Compaoré was finally removed from power after massive demonstrations.
An independent candidate for the Chicago City Council explains why he's decided to take on the city's status quo.
Community and labor groups responded to Kshama Sawant's call for an alternative budget for the people of Seattle.
Protests by thousands of Hungarians have forced the government to back down on its plan to impose a tax on Internet usage.
Left-wing actor Russell Brand is being dismissed as an unserious gasbag--but has anyone looked at his critics?
Why did the Democrats get a drubbing? Do the Republicans think they have a mandate? What will they do now? SW answers your questions.
A debate in the Chicago Teachers Union over the city's mayoral race raises important questions for the union.
Some 5,000 people protested in Minnesota to demand that Washington's football team stop using a racial slur for its name.
Laura Poitras' documentary CITIZENFOUR is a taut thriller about the whistleblower who humbled the world's largest spy agency.
Washington residents are fighting to stop the expansion of dangerous shipments of crude oil by rail across the state.
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