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June 3, 2015

  • An introduction to Lenin and Leninism

    Controversies may still rage about him, but revolutionary activists throughout the world continue to learn from what Lenin said and wrote and did.

  • Labor's dead-end strategy against the TPP

    After yet another betrayal by the Democratic Party, unions need to turn away from protectionism and toward global solidarity.

  • Electoral amnesia in Argentina

    A left-wing author dissects the economic and political landscape in Argentina in the run-up to national elections.

  • The road less taken

    Mad Max: Fury Road is credited with provoking a conversation about feminism and the role of women in Hollywood. Did it?

  • Hijacking the Anthropocene

    Under the guise of environmentalism, the Breakthrough Institute pushes pro-business non-solutions to climate change.

  • Nothing but greed drives them

    A Pennsylvania resident describes his ongoing battle with an energy company over a natural gas well on his property.

June 2, 2015

  • Will SYRIZA hold the line?

    Greece's SYRIZA government is being pushed to choose between capitulation and confrontation--and the party's left wants to draw the line.

  • The Fight for 15 wins big in LA

    The Los Angeles City Council voted on a $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance, handing the movement its biggest win yet.

  • Oakland teachers deserve more

    Members of the Oakland Education Association are campaigning for a "no" vote on the tentative contract with the district.

  • Cuomo's circle of corruption

    A spreading scandal in Albany shows that Republicans and Democrats alike are for sale to New York City's real estate barons.

  • How tradition was defeated

    In supporting marriage equality, Ireland rejected the conservative structures that have shaped the country for centuries.

  • Views in brief

    The limits of Sanders' socialism | What Sanders signifies | Sanders can help lead people out | Hollow words from Quad

June 1, 2015

  • In defense of Emmas everywhere

    Emma Sulkowicz's brave statement against sexual assault on college campuses was met once again with official disinterest and outright hate.

  • SYRIZA needs clear answers

    A leader of the SYRIZA's Left Platform argues that the radical left party must choose an alternative to further concessions.

  • A defeat for conservatives in Spain

    Local elections in late May handed Spain's two largest parties their biggest losses since the 1978 fall of the dictatorship.

  • What I learned about Bernie Sanders

    A former intern describes the conclusions she reached while working for Sanders by day--and organizing activism by night.

  • Down goes FIFA!

    The international governing body of soccer, the world's most popular sport, is being shaken to its core.

May 28, 2015

  • Cleveland's criminal cops

    An agreement with the Justice Department will place restrictions on Cleveland police--but will it have any affect in reining in their toxic violence?

  • The way out of the trap is a radical left policy

    Revolutionaries inside SYRIZA make the case for a strategy to escape the downward spiral of negotiations with the lenders.

  • Where is Mexico headed?

    A Mexican revolutionary explains how neoliberalism is reshaping the Mexican state--and the resistance it has produced.

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