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April 27, 2015

  • We have a right to be in the streets for Freddie

    While the media focus on property damage, protesters are taking to the streets to demand justice for Baltimore police murder victim Freddie Gray.

  • To save the Union or to free the slaves?

    A war against slaveholders had be transformed into a war against slavery for the North to win the Civil War.

  • A step toward fair pay at UW

    Activism forced University of Washington administrators to agreed to pay all student workers at least $11 an hour.

  • Superheroes and consequences

    The television series Daredevil is the smartest, darkest and most sophisticated superhero tale yet from Marvel Studios.

  • Views in brief

    What wasn't concrete? | Privilege theory and white entitlement | Tarring himself | Lessons of the IWW

  • Muerte a las puertas de Europa

    La muerte por inmersión en el mar Mediterráneo es un desastre causado por la política que los líderes europeos han usado contra los inmigrantes.

April 23, 2015

  • Dying on the doorstep of Fortress Europe

    The drowning deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are a manmade disaster caused by political leaders who scapegoat immigrants.

  • Rise up for Rekia!

    A Chicago courtroom erupted in anger at a new travesty of justice when a judge allowed the cop who killed Rekia Boyd to go free.

  • The testing system is guilty

    Atlanta educators are taking the fall for a high-stakes testing system where schools pay a high price for low scores.

  • What does Greece look like at the grassroots?

    A member of the SYRIZA Central Committee looks at the state of the working class and social movements in Greece.

  • Portland against the TPP

    Hundreds of union members and movement activists in Portland, Oregon, protested the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • Views in brief

    Where Chuy dared not go | Blind to the blindspot | Using health as a weapon | Ambivalent about the Indiana boycott

April 22, 2015

  • Who will test the testers?

    Unprecedented numbers of New York students are opted out of state exams, creating a crisis of legitimacy for corporate education reformers.

  • Should police murderers go to prison?

    The struggle to hold police responsible for their racist violence can build confidence for people to organize for bigger changes.

  • Cornel West is not Mike Tyson

    Michael Eric Dyson's diatribe against Cornel West is misguided--and not just because it misuses a boxing metaphor.

  • Contours of the class struggle in China

    A U.S. labor activist who has worked with unionists in China discusses the outlook for struggle among Chinese workers.

  • Syndicalism's lessons

    Radical Unionism provides a history of the syndicalist movement that is important reading for revolutionary unionists today.

April 21, 2015

  • Did the mayor's race change Chicago politics?

    Supporters of Chuy García claim his campaign for mayor against Rahm Emanuel reshaped Chicago politics--despite García's pro-austerity stance.

  • What's at stake in the Golden Dawn trial?

    The trial of Golden Dawn, now adjourned for at least two more weeks, will have critical importance in Greece and around Europe.

  • Snow days under socialism

    The record-breaking snowfall and cold in the Northeast begs the question: What would winter look like in a different society?

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