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October 29, 2014

  • Let us graduate, let us educate

    A walkout at Seattle's Garfield High forced the school district to back off its threat to cut one teacher in a core subject area.

  • Islamophobia TV

    Homeland speaks volumes about the consistently awful representation of Arabs, Islam and Muslim-majority countries on TV.

  • Two calls to struggle against World War I

    The revolutionary response to the First World War was shaped by two manifestoes written by V.I. Lenin and Leon Trotsky.

October 28, 2014

  • Why are they so afraid of third parties?

    The Democrats and Republicans have worked hard to protect their duopoly, which allows the two pro-corporate parties to share power between them.

  • The war for the Middle East

    U.S. air strikes have as much to do with stopping ISIS violence as the invasion of Iraq did with weapons of mass destruction.

  • Setting the record straight about SEIU 1021

    An ISO member in the Bay Area answers a critique that he and SEIU Local 1021 promoted concessions and shilled for San Francisco's mayor.

  • Standing up for Philly teachers

    Thousands flooded the street in front of the Philadelphia school district headquarters to protest an attack on teachers.

  • Democrats and the election quest

    The ultimate message of the Democrats in elections is: be passionate, be committed, but remember, do it on our terms.

October 27, 2014

  • Smears won't stop the struggle for justice

    Mike Brown is being subjected to more slanders--but a new generation of activists who have emerged around this case are keeping up the fight.

  • Reacting to violence with scapegoating

    The attacks on soldiers in Canada will be used to toughen security laws, limit civil liberties and build up police agencies.

  • The Working Families Party charade unravels

    New York's Working Families Party hands progressive votes to Democrats with the false promise of providing an alternative.

  • The betrayal of the Kurds

    Despite their occasional claims, Western leaders have never cared about self-determination for the Kurdish people.

  • Whose "last days" in Vietnam?

    The documentary Last Days in Vietnam reinforces the lie that the U.S. government's war in Vietnam was "humanitarian."

  • Ébola, racismo y pobreza

    Solidaridad es lo que se necesita para enfrentar la amenaza del ébola, no acusar a sus víctimas, ni la histeria racista que inunda Washington.

October 23, 2014

  • The fearleaders for war

    The rise of ISIS has been the excuse for politicians and the media to spew Islamphobia--as part of a campaign to win support for more war.

  • The poll tax is back in Texas

    The Supreme Court gave a green light to a Texas law that could prevent hundreds of thousands of Blacks and Latinos from voting.

  • Youth and the revolutionary process

    Two members of Marea Socialista Youth in Venezuela talk about the role of youth in the struggles that are shaping the future.

  • Let Dutee run!

    By speaking out against pressure to conform to arbitrary gender distinctions, runner Dutee Chand is an inspiration.

  • What made the "tightest ship"?

    "The tightest ship in the shipping business" was created by systematically breaking the power of the Teamsters union.

October 22, 2014

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