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March 5, 2015

  • Framing a child for his own murder

    Cleveland police reached a new low of victim-blaming when they claimed that 12-year-old Tamir Rice bore responsibility for his own death.

  • An alternative to Mayor 1 Percent?

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's weak showing in the first round of the election has opened the way to challenger Chuy García.

  • Solidarity is not co-optation

    #MuslimLivesMatter isn't an appropriation that diminishes the Black struggle, but an embrace of a wider fight against racism.

  • A diagnosis of Obamacare

    Five years after its passage, what has the Affordable Care Act meant for U.S. workers and their access to health care?

  • Bronx Defenders need to be defended

    A defense firm for poor New Yorkers is the latest target of a right-wing backlash against the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Extrema violencia imperial

    La cumbre "Confrontando la Violencia Extremista", organizada por la administración Obama, fue un ejercicio en hipocresía.

March 4, 2015

March 3, 2015

  • Guantánamo in Chicago

    A shocking series of reports reveal that Chicago police have been running their own "black site" detention facility, where torture is rampant.

  • A step toward divestment at Stanford

    The university's undergraduate Senate voted to support divestment from companies complicit in Israel's human rights abuses.

  • Myths behind the FBI's director's "hard truths"

    FBI Director James Comey was praised for a speech that acknowledged the existence of racism--but mischaracterized its causes.

  • BDS activists blocked at University of Toledo

    The first efforts of a divestment campaign at the University of Toledo were set back by bigoted and undemocratic maneuvering.

  • The passing of three icons

    The deaths of three athletes from different sports and eras showed us how they were each trailblazers in their own ways.

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.

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