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February 11, 2016

  • Can the U.S. escape the slump?

    Unemployment is at its lowest level since the Great Recession struck, but that doesn't mean the U.S. is immune to the global slowdown.

  • The ugly secrets that Flint revealed

    The resistance in Flint has exposed the crimes of state and federal officials--and the existence of a broader public health crisis.

  • The kernel of the Sanders campaign

    U.S. politics in the future will be shaped by how many Bernie Sanders supporters become independent fighters for socialism.

  • The meaning of COP 21

    Did the Paris climate change talks last year really represent the game-changer that they've been portrayed to be?

  • The legacy of a rebel reporter

    Rebel reporters don't hide behind desks, relying on press releases. For John Ross, they are part of the struggles they cover.

February 10, 2016

  • Can Sanders conquer the Democratic Party?

    Bernie Sanders is surging in the race to become the Democratic presidential nominee. But winning over the Democratic Party is a bigger challenge.

  • An open letter to Gloria Steinem

    Young women might have better reasons to shun Hillary Clinton and support Sanders than a desire to impress "Bernie bros."

  • Assad's offensive in Aleppo

    The Syrian regime, backed by Russian air power, derailed peace negotiations in order to continue its campaign of ethnic cleansing.

  • UW BlackOut wants racism addressed

    Anti-racist activists turned out for the Board of Regents meeting for the University of Wisconsin to get diversity on the agenda.

  • Still whistling "Dixie"

    The kind of right-wing populism exemplified today by Donald Trump has a long history in post-Second World War America.

February 9, 2016

  • Clinton's corporate feminism falls flat

    Hillary Clinton and her friends in high places are out in force and claiming that people who support her opponent don't care about women's rights.

  • Chicago teachers answer back

    Threatened with layoffs and a unilateral pay cut, the Chicago Teachers Union organized a big protest to show that it won't be bullied.

  • A false debate on homelessness in New York

    Homelessness is inevitable in a system built on making some people fantastically wealthy and others desperately poor.

  • Columbia activists are united behind BDS

    Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace chapters at Columbia University have launching a new campaign.

February 8, 2016

  • Europe's rising tide of refugee scapegoating

    As more migrants flee to Europe, EU leaders are erecting legal and physical hurdles--and the right wing is spreading its anti-immigrant hate.

  • The economic crisis and political polarization

    Almost a decade after the Great Recession, the world economy remains in a weakened state, and that has fed political instability.

  • What happened to Rey?

    The exclusion of the main character of the new Star Wars movie from merchandise aimed at kids wasn't an accident.

  • Super Bowl City meets Tent City

    The city that hosted the Super Bowl is in the midst of a stunning real estate boom—while the number of homeless jumps to new highs.

  • Trump y la clase obrera blanca

    El autor de Los Demócratas: Una Historia Crítica, desenmaraña el mito mediático sobre el supuesto conservatismo de la clase obrera blanca.

February 4, 2016

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