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May 19, 2015

May 18, 2015

  • The meaning of social justice unionism

    Building a strong labor movement requires broadening the struggle beyond the demands of one union or industry to embrace class-wide demands.

  • The moment of truth for SYRIZA

    With the critical turning point in Greece's crisis drawing near, the whole of SYRIZA must be asked to decide what comes next.

  • Notes from the new world of Scottish politics

    What's behind the Labour Party's crushing defeat and the Scottish National Party's big win--and what does it mean for the left?

  • Support Egyptian labor leaders

    We stand with fired labor leaders at the Mahalla textile factory, which has been a stronghold of resistance for nearly a decade.

  • Don't thank me on Memorial Day

    I am not proud of my so-called "service" to the flailing dinosaur of an empire that calls itself the U.S. of A.

  • The Democrats don't make change

    We need elected officials who aren't going to side with police, but instead support the Black Lives Matter movement.

May 14, 2015

  • Justice denied in Madison

    People took to the streets in Madison, Wisconsin, after the announcement that the officer who killed an unarmed teenager wouldn't face any charges.

  • Is ISIS winning the Facebook war?

    U.S. officials and the mainstream media are reeling from the revelation that militant groups like ISIS...use the Internet.

  • Fighting racism and the limits of "ally-ship"

    Two socialists examine the concept of "ally-ship"--and argue that we need to go beyond it in the anti-racist struggle.

  • A perfect political storm

    A four-decade-old conservative dynasty collapsed in Alberta, Canada, with the victory of the New Democratic Party.

  • It's time to boycott Ben & Jerry's

    Appealing to Ben & Jerry's "conscience" won't achieve our objective of getting the company to cut its ties to Israel.

  • Kendrick Lamar and the BLM moment

    Both musically and lyrically, Kendrick Lamar's acclaimed new album is a stunning distillation of the post-Ferguson mood.

May 13, 2015

  • Chicago teachers vs. Rahm: Round two

    The second contract showdown between Chicago teachers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel comes amid a harsh attack on Illinois public-sector unions.

  • Police, violence and the two Baltimores

    The Baltimore Uprising comes in the context of increasing economic inequality, felt disproportionately by African Americans.

  • We always had solidarity

    The Black Panther Party's former minister of culture describes how the Black Power struggle inspired others to organize.

  • Do Black lives matter in Israel?

    Protests by Ethiopian Jews in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem bear more than a passing resemblance to the Baltimore Rebellion.

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