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March 2, 2015

  • Confronting the concessions to austerity

    A Greek socialist answers questions about the political situation following the agreement with the Eurogroup--and the struggles that now lie ahead.

  • A new world in the making

    There is a reason why Malcolm X's words and actions continue to resonate with radicals half a century after his death.

  • U of Washington walks out for diversity

    Student activists led walkouts at University of Washington campuses to show opposition to racism and address the issue of diversity.

  • A deal that traps SYRIZA in neoliberalism

    The agreement between the Greek government and European lenders accepts the limits of a neoliberal policy of austerity.

  • Will soccer go on strike?

    A possible players' strike in response to greed of the Major League Soccer management could derail the new season.

  • From lulz to lawmaking

    What do the stories of Internet communities like Anonymous and Pirates Bay tell us about political consciousness online?

February 26, 2015

  • The oppressed majority

    Many associate the term oppression with discrimination against specific groups, but there is also an oppression suffered by the whole working class.

  • A worldwide rebellion of the oppressed

    In his last year, Malcolm X became a revolutionary internationalist who was developing ties to the socialist left.

  • Finding 1954 in 2014

    The third African Heritage Delegation to Palestine found conditions more like the Jim Crow South than a 21st century democracy.

  • Why we're opting out of PARCC

    It's easy to feel alone, but we can take hope from the teachers, parents and students standing up to high-stakes testing.

  • Kind of a different state?

    The discussion about what the SYRIZA led-government in Greece can accomplish raises important questions about the state.

  • Fifty shades of mediocrity

    What does Fifty Shades of Grey reveal about Hollywood's extremely limited depictions of sex–and what audiences would want?

  • A tour that supports apartheid

    New York City Council members must end their complicity with all forms of racist violence, from New York to Palestine

February 25, 2015

  • The extremely violent empire

    The Obama administration's "Countering Violent Extremism" summit held in February was a brazen exercise in hypocrisy.

  • Rodney Reed wins a reprieve

    Grassroots activism played an important role in winning a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed.

  • Emerging as a revolutionary

    When Malcolm X was forced out of the Nation of Islam, he moved sharply to the left, embracing revolutionary politics.

  • What caused the capitulation?

    The Eurogroup agreement that the Greek government was dragged into last week amounts to a headlong retreat.

  • Don't let Walker wreck UW

    University of Wisconsin students, faculty and campus workers are mobilizing against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to slash funding.

  • A cada cual según necesite

    ¿Qué es el socialismo? Imagine una sociedad cuyo propósito sea satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus miembros.

February 24, 2015

  • On strike against the next "accident"

    An explosion at an oil refinery in Southern California shows the high stakes in the oil workers' spreading strike against the energy giants.

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