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September 23, 2014

  • Moving rape out of the shadows at Columbia

    A movement against campus sexual assault has taken off at Columbia University--and it has valuable lessons for anyone who wants to take a stand.

  • No backing down in Reynoldsburg

    Teachers in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, are on the picket line and getting support from students and parents--despite the district's threats.

  • The poverty of culture

    The narrative of a "culture of poverty" is racist code used to dismiss the effects of structural inequality on African Americans.

  • UW contract deadline looms

    Unions at the University of Washington have come together to fight for better working conditions and a living wage.

  • The NFL flip-flop-flippers

    Football executives have no credibility with players, little credibility with fans and diminishing credibility with sponsors.

September 22, 2014

  • The climate justice call echoes across the globe

    As many as 300,000 marched in New York City in the largest of thousands of events held to call for real action on climate change--before it's too late.

  • Which way will Karen Lewis run?

    The despised Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is facing a re-election challenge--but will his likely opponent live up to her radical reputation?

  • Washington's selective outrage

    The "growing threat of terrorism" is the Obama's administration's excuse for the latest drive to war in the Middle East.

  • The tremors from Scotland

    The significance of the referendum on independence from Britain will continue to be felt long after the voting is over.

  • Views in brief

    A radical in the Democratic Party | The causes of climate change | Capitalism is killing the planet | The last escalation in Ukraine

  • ¿Componiendo un desastre?

    Barack Obama encabeza los esfuerzos por una nueva campaña bélica, aunque la máquina de guerra estadounidense sólo aumentará el sufrimiento.

September 18, 2014

  • Jobs and the planet: Is it really either/or?

    Organized labor's traditional attitude has been: If the environment gains, then workers must be losing. But it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

  • What's at stake in Scotland?

    Two articles from the rs21 website consider the factors at play in today's referendum on independence for Scotland.

  • The lies they told about safety

    If GM is ever made to pay for its deadly negligence, the government agency in charge of regulating it should pay, too.

  • A breakthrough moment for Palestine?

    Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

  • Protests, profits and Ebola

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues to run rampant because of the failure of the West to provide needed aid.

  • Trans women are women

    If trans and intersex women can't find "safe space" in the women's rights or queer communities, where can they go?

September 17, 2014

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