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June 1, 2016

  • Imperialism's junior partners

    How other BRICS governments respond to the impeachment coup in Brazil will tell us a lot about their relationship to imperialism.

  • Tamils still suffer in Sri Lanka

    Hopes that a new president in Sri Lanka would stop or slow systematic discrimination suffered by Tamils have been dashed.

May 31, 2016

  • We took a stand against corporate power

    A CWA shop steward explains why Verizon strikers believe they've won a victory on balance--and provided solid ground for future struggles.

  • We need to revive militancy to stop the right

    Latin America's left needs to understand why the right wing is surging--and how its own political cultural can be revitalized.

  • Taft and Hartley can shove it

    U.S. workers have devised many tactics to fight their employers. The Taft-Hartley Act was designed to outlaw as many as possible.

  • Pushing back the polluters in Washington

    Activists in Washington state held the line against environmental destruction with a series of actions and events in May.

  • Un movimiento socialista

    Sanders ha dado voz al descontento contra el sistema bipartidista, pero hay más acerca del socialismo que cualquier candidato.

May 27, 2016

  • Why won't Obama apologize for a war crime?

    Barack Obama is the first sitting president to visit a Japanese city annihilated by an atomic bomb--but rather than apologize, he's promoting militarism.

May 26, 2016

  • The world's greatest democracy? Really?

    Trump isn't a new threat to a healthy body, but the latest tumor on a corrupt system that can only be called a "democracy" if we use ironic quotes.

  • Banging on the doors of bigotry

    Several hundred DePaul University students disrupted a speech by a right-wing bigot--and showed how the left can confront hate.

  • The hidden horrors in poultry plants

    An Oxfam report has exposed the torturous conditions endured by poultry workers--but their situation is far from unique in the U.S.

  • The road to a police state

    A government agency arresting people for crimes they haven't yet committed--sounds far-fetched, but it's reality in Australia today.

  • Still demanding justice for Andre and Bryson

    Around 100 people gathered in Olympia, Washington, to remember two unarmed Black men shot a year ago by a white officer.

  • The rent's too high in San Diego

    Tenants of a San Diego apartment complex are protesting against skyrocketing rents in their run-down building.

May 25, 2016

May 24, 2016

  • Is Sanders spoiling the party?

    Sanders has the gall to keep asking people to vote for him in the Democratic primaries--so the Clinton gang resorted to more underhanded methods.

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