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April 10, 2017

  • Complicit in the crimes against the Copts

    Once again, Coptic churches are bombed in Egypt, and once again, the military regime of el-Sisi fails to protect Coptic lives.

  • The resistance will not be branded

    The victim of an unprovoked pepper-spray attack by a Seattle cop woke up to find himself part of a Pepsi-mocking meme gone viral.

  • Hey Rauner, do your job!

    Some 1,500 Illinois state workers and their supporters picketed a fundraiser for Gov. Bruce Rauner to demand that he negotiate.

  • Mayo 1° en lucha solidaria

    Organizaciones por los derechos de los inmigrantes se unen a sindicatos y otras fuerzas para hacer el Primero una muestra de fuerza.

April 8, 2017

April 7, 2017

  • Neil Gorsuch and the original injustice

    Trump's Supreme Court nominee is loyal to a conservative doctrine called "originalism," but there's a deeper problem with the legal system itself.

  • Trump and the global disorder

    A European socialist considers the implications of Trump's election outside the U.S. in a world of crisis and instability.

April 6, 2017

  • Overwhelmed by a sea of despair

    America's opioid epidemic is part of a deep and deadly social crisis that is only getting worse--and the roots of both lie in the profit system.

  • Putting single-payer back on the table

    With the defeat of the Republicans’ disastrous health care bill, now is the time to renew the fight for real universal health care.

  • In defense of the oppressed of all lands

    In 1910, the American socialist Eugene Debs wrote a letter chastising party members who failed to defend immigrant rights.

  • Countering 40 Days of anti-choice lies

    Some 30 pro-choice activists mobilized in defense of abortion rights against a "40 Days for Life" protest in downtown San Diego.

  • Views in brief

    An ongoing war on organizers | Education, access and disability | Painting anarchists with a broad brush?

April 5, 2017

  • How do we build political power?

    Electoral politics can help socialists spread our ideas, but we shouldn't overestimate the importance of running for office under the current system.

  • Start planning now for Socialism

    The mass resistance to Trump has set the stage for what will likely be the largest of the annual Socialism conferences yet.

  • Unions are for challenging the privileged

    It's been disappointing and a bit painful to see criticisms of strikes and unions dressed up in language associated with the left.

  • The sources of Maduro's crisis

    Venezuela's right-wing opposition has gained ground as President Nicolás Maduro cracked down on democratic rights.

  • ¿Mejor economía bajo Trump?

    El mercado bursátil ha estado bullendo desde la elección, pero esto no significa que la economía está preparada para despegar y crear puestos de trabajo.

April 4, 2017

  • When King broke the silence on Vietnam

    Fifty years ago, the most prominent Black person in U.S. history defied all warnings and challenged capitalism, nationalism and the Vietnam War.

  • Trump takes over the war of terror

    The Trump administration is dramatically escalating air strikes in Iraq and Syria--but it is following a strategy initiated by Obama.

  • Finding a compass in France's election storm?

    Polls show far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a dead heat for first place in the first round of France's presidential election.

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