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September 3, 2015

  • Is Sanders making a "political revolution"?

    Bernie Sanders' campaign has already shaken up the 2016 election--but it raises questions for the left, particularly about the Democratic Party.

  • Confronting the pro-police backlash

    The cops have killed 782 people so far this year--but to hear them and their supporters tell it, you'd think they were under fire.

  • The stink comes from the top

    Angry protests over garbage collection are giving expression to the growing opposition to the regime in Lebanon.

  • A national union backs BDS

    The United Electrical union became the first national union in the U.S. to endorse the global campaign for Palestinian rights.

  • De Blasio's naked priorities

    New York City's mayor has declared war, but the enemy isn't slumlords or brutal cops. It's Times Square's "painted ladies."

  • The new socialist resistance against war

    A small gathering held in Zimmerwald, Switzerland, 100 years ago marked a turning point in the socialist movement.

September 2, 2015

  • The market madness that means trouble ahead

    The turmoil on global stock markets is focusing attention on the instability of a world economy plagued by weaknesses and contradictions.

  • Seattle teachers won't be disrespected

    Educators are preparing for a possible strike after a long summer of fruitless negotiations with Seattle Public Schools.

  • A Central American spring?

    Mass protests against systemic corruption have shaken Guatemala, culminating in a national day of action and general strike.

  • Beirut's hot summer

    Political gridlock has disrupted garbage collection in Beirut and led to an outpouring of mass protest against corruption.

  • A decade of solidarity in El Salto

    The TRADOC workers' cooperative in Mexico is celebrating 10 years of running one of the country's largest tire factories.

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  • What made Katrina a "Katrina moment"?

    The manmade disaster that followed after Katrina ripped the mask off U.S. society, revealing the depths of racism, poverty and inequality.

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