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June 10, 2015

  • Election Day discontent in Mexico

    Mexico held midterm elections in a day marked by confrontations between police and protesters, especially in the south.

  • Smearing the Syrian uprising

    Conspiracy theories that the U.S. fueled the rise of ISIS are a backhanded attack on the Syrian uprising against Assad.

  • A political balance sheet in Argentina

    An Argentinian socialist makes a case for how the country's left can widen its appeal while maintaining its principles.

June 9, 2015

  • The end of Iraq?

    An eyewitness to Iraq's suffering describes the conditions as the country is torn apart by a sectarian conflict for which the U.S. is to blame.

  • Stateless and left out at sea

    The images of emaciated migrants in boats sent back to sea in Southeast Asia have shocked the world, but this is not new.

  • The broken system that killed my son

    The mother of a police murder victim in Boston is still fighting for justice, but Black Lives Matter has given her hope.

  • The fossil fuel subsidy scam

    The equivalent of 6.5 percent of global GDP is being poured into an industry that is driving the world to catastrophe.

  • In the wrong place at the right time

    The dual-unionist strategy of syndicalist formations put them outside the main terrain of class struggle at important times.

June 8, 2015

  • How I snuck into an Israeli weapons expo

    It was the perfect juxtaposition: herded through a West Bank checkpoint to arrive two hours and four buses later at a Tel Aviv weapons expo.

  • A ban to punish Wisconsin women

    Wisconsin Republicans are trying to pass a cruel 20-week ban on abortion--and using junk science about fetal pain to justify it.

  • A big change in the S.F. teachers union

    The longtime president and numerous allies were defeated by candidates from the Educators for a Democratic Union caucus.

  • Solidarity is how we win

    The struggles to make Black Lives Matter and win social justice for LGBTQ people aren't separate, but interconnected.

  • ¿Mantendrá SYRIZA la raya?

    El gobierno en Grecia está siendo presionado a optar entre la capitulación y la confrontación, y la izquierda del partido quiere trazar una línea.

June 4, 2015

  • Walmart thinks it can make us disappear

    The retail giant says it's closing five of its stores for repairs--but the only thing that Walmart wants to "repair" is the growing activism of workers.

  • Wanted by police for being a hero

    Ramsey Orta has faced retaliation from the New York Police Department ever since he filmed the murder of Eric Garner.

  • She kept fighting against the odds

    An exonerated prisoner pays tribute to Paula Cooper, once the youngest prisoner on Indiana's death row, after her tragic death.

  • No choices for the people in Mexico

    To believe this weekend's elections in Mexico are free and democratic is ludicrous--and much of the population knows it.

  • A new hero in the sports world

    The Caitlyn Jenner story is one of triumph pulled from the edge of tragedy--and the hope is it will be felt in the sports world.

  • A flame of hope in Colombia's long war

    Peace activists are closely watching the negotiations to end the longest armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere.

June 3, 2015

  • An introduction to Lenin and Leninism

    Controversies may still rage about him, but revolutionary activists throughout the world continue to learn from what Lenin said and wrote and did.

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