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January 15, 2015

  • The irreplaceable Mike Marqusee

    Mike Marqusee wore his politics and love of sports proudly, and both were beacons for those looking for some wisdom.

  • Proud to support abortion rights

    In Pro, Katha Pollitt explains how the discussion about reproductive rights got pushed to the right--and how to push back.

  • How far does free speech go?

    Our side has to be prepared to use every means at our disposal to advance the movement of the immense majority.

  • Views on Paris in brief

    Between satire and racism | Yes to diversity in France | Islamophobia, censorship and the state

January 14, 2015

  • Pushing through the pipeline

    The first order of business for the new Republican Congress was ramming through approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • We ask for solidarity

    A Greek revolutionary and SYRIZA member talks about the challenges ahead as the radical left hopes to win national elections.

  • We say water is a right

    The movement against water charges has taken hold in Ireland and is providing an opportunity to take on neoliberal austerity.

  • Resisting the tide of racism and repression

    We stand in solidarity against a backlash intended to silence dissent, marginalize the oppressed, and build support for repression.

  • The hypocrisy of pencils

    To the Arab victims of U.S. wars, what but mockery is the claim that the West fights its battles with the pen and not the sword?

  • Five years after Haiti's devastation

    A witness to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti reflects on the disaster five years ago--and the continuing disaster today.

  • Hey Boston, stop playing the Games

    I can't congratulate you on being the U.S. pick to bid for the 2024 Olympics, but I can invite you to start organizing against.

January 13, 2015

  • The rise of the #BlackLivesMatter movement

    The movement that erupted in the streets of Ferguson spread around the country in the last months of 2014, shaking U.S. society to its core.

  • Yes to an anti-racist, anti-imperialist "unity"

    An anti-racist party in France challenges the use of the Charlie Hebdo attack by political leaders to advance their agenda.

  • Is solidarity without identity possible?

    The act of violence in Paris was disgusting and unacceptable, but I cannot bring myself to join the choir and say, "I am Charlie."

  • No tolerance for Islamophobia

    We believe the ISO's statement on the Charlie Hebdo killings drifts dangerously close to repeating some of the dominant media narratives.

  • Standing with Ayotzinapa north of the border

    U.S. activists are organizing support for the missing Mexican students and exposing the role played by the U.S. government.

  • The media's one-trick pony

    With a few exceptions, the media coverage of protests since Ferguson boiled down to the violence of protesters, not cops.

  • Views in brief

    Stopping police killings | The tasks for SYRIZA | Fighting fracking from NYC to Ireland | Wars abroad and at home

January 12, 2015

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