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January 12, 2015

  • Legal Aid stands up in solidarity

    Union members for New York City's Legal Aid Society organized a walkout to send a message of protest against racism and injustice.

  • Good riddance to Vermont Yankee

    The struggle to shut down Vermont Yankee may be over, but the possibility of a nuclear disaster is far from gone.

  • On terrorism

    In an editorial after the 9/11 attacks, the International Socialist Review looked at how socialists analyze the question of terrorism.

  • Real and vicious Islamophobia

    The left must insist on the crucial distinction between sympathy with the victims in Paris and solidarity with Charlie Hebdo.

January 8, 2015

  • Don't let this horror be used to stoke bigotry

    The killings in Paris are abhorrent, but we must also challenge those who try to use them to promote anti-Muslim hate and justify imperialist war.

  • Winners and losers in the global oil crash

    A drastic fall in oil prices is shaking up the national economies of petro-states and reshaping economic and political rivalries.

  • Retreat of the great liberal hope

    Bill de Blasio is being pushed to the right by his critics--and he's trying to drag the #BlackLivesMatter movement with him.

  • Justice for Leelah Alcorn

    A society that continues to deny transgender and gender non-conforming people their basic humanity is to blame for this suicide.

  • The fight of a lifetime

    A former Army Ranger tells why he walked across the country for Pat Tillman--and the stories of the people he met along the way.

  • Don't foist the Olympics on D.C.

    For a city already experiencing gentrification at gunpoint, the prospect of hosting the Olympics should be terrifying.

January 7, 2015

  • The contradictions of Al Sharpton

    Hated by right-wingers for his anti-racist organizing, Rev. Al Sharpton now faces sharp criticism from a new generation of Black activists.

  • No, this is what they hate us for

    Not for "our freedoms," as George W. Bush claimed, but ignorant, arrogant--and just bad--"entertainment" like The Interview.

  • Breaking Broken Windows

    The NYPD slowdown exposes the lies behind "Broken Windows" policing--but it will still take a struggle to put an end to it.

  • Above the law

    Allegations made against Prince Andrew paint a picture of powerful men who think, with good reason, that they are untouchable.

  • Demilitarizing at University of Maryland

    Students are organizing to stop the campus police department from receiving the Pentagon's high-tech weaponry.

January 6, 2015

  • Democracy versus the bankocracy in Greece

    Elections this month could put Greece's radical left party SYRIZA in power--and the scaremongering from Europe's rulers is already underway.

  • The problem is the barrel

    When they admit police are a problem at all, political leaders focus on a few "bad apples." But the problem runs deeper.

  • Covering up rape in Florida

    Florida State University has created a reality all its own, as rape accusations against a star quarterback get swept under the rug.

  • The left is on a roll at Northeastern

    Successful union organizing and vibrant student protests have created a radicalized atmosphere at a major Boston university.

  • From Delhi to Ferguson

    From Delhi to Ferguson, we salute the resilience of those who are fighting in the spirit of international solidarity.

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