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March 11, 2014

  • Songs for a socialist future

    A recently published collection provides a new generation with defiant revolutionary songs by Irish socialist James Connolly.

  • Millenials are on the march

    Millenials are discovering that we cannot hope to inherit a better world--we have to fight for it.

  • Overestimating Turkish discontent

    It is simply too early to say that the corruption scandal in Turkey has reignited the flames of discontent.

  • El regreso de COINTELPRO

    Nuevas revelaciones demuestran que la represión estatal contra el activismo político de izquierda está lejos de ser una cosa del pasado.

March 10, 2014

  • We all need to stand up for each other

    CeCe McDonald is free after going to jail for defending herself against a racist, transphobic attack--but she's keeping up the fight for justice.

  • The king and the field marshal

    A dense network of financial and industrial titans, stretching from Cairo to Saudi Arabia, sustains Egypt's counterrevolution.

  • Who bears the brunt of pollution?

    A badly needed struggle against environmental racism has been missing from the mainstream ecology movement.

  • The ISAT rebellion of 2014

    A Chicago parent explains why she's proud to be part of the teacher-parent-student boycott against a useless standardized test.

  • Saying no to Napolitano

    A student group occupied a building at the University of California Berkeley to protest incoming UC President Janet Napolitano.

  • ¿Qué ocurre en Venezuela?

    Un socialista venezolano comenta sobre las protestas callejeras lideradas por la derecha y la necesidad de una revolución dentro de la revolución.

  • Aborto libre, nosotras decidimos

    El Movimiento Feminista de Madrid lidera la lucha contra un proyecto de ley anti-aborto propuesto por el gobierno derechista.

March 7, 2014

  • Clara Zetkin, socialism and women's liberation

    Often overlooked along with the International Working Women's Day holiday is the German socialist who first proposed it: Clara Zetkin.

  • Russia's gathering storm

    In 1989, a local strike of coal miners in Ukraine spread to hundreds of thousands of workers in four coalfields, and raised more than economic questions.

March 6, 2014

  • We're starting to win

    The cause of Palestinian liberation stands at an historic crossroads, and it's within our grasp to see dramatic changes in the coming years.

  • The teachers' struggle is a struggle for justice

    Highlighting injustices affecting San Francisco students, parents and educators will help build our contract campaign.

  • "Openness" and the left

    When it comes to internal discussions and security, left-wing organizations need to maintain some time-tested principles.

  • A new stage in the Turkish Spring

    Protests and street clashes are again part of Turkey's political landscape, with a new focus on political corruption.

  • LA marches for climate action

    Southern California activists gathered to bring attention to a range of issues, including tar sands oil and fracking.

  • Health care costs go viral

    More unions are realizing that insurers that artificially bloat health care costs have to be challenged.

  • Domestic workers need rights

    If passed, a proposed bill would amend Massachusetts state labor laws to extend workplace protections to domestic workers.

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