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March 31, 2015

March 30, 2015

  • California is burning

    Scientists are issuing dire warnings about California's drought--but politicians and the media are avoiding the bigger questions about its causes.

  • Chicago's stop-and-frisk epidemic

    Chicago police stopped 250,000 people last summer, according to the ACLU, surpassing even the NYPD in racial profiling.

  • Can we end the war on drugs?

    Just as the key to treating addiction is addressing underlying causes, ending the drug war requires changing a profoundly unequal society.

  • It's time to raise a racket

    The UAW has delivered contracts that are essentially non-union in scope and their economic impact on the auto workforce.

  • Quién amenaza a quién

    Barack Obama declaró al gobierno de Venezuela una amenaza a la seguridad de EE.UU., pero es Washington quien amenaza a Venezuela.

  • BDS tras las elecciones israelíes

    La victoria de Netanyahu fue un triunfo para el racismo--y nos exige intensificar la lucha por Boicot, Desinversión y Sanciones.

March 26, 2015

  • A 1,000-foot middle finger to affordable housing

    Some of Manhattan's swankiest luxury condo skyscrapers benefit from real estate tax breaks originally designed to generate affordable housing.

  • A pro-labor mayor for Chicago?

    Chicago unions are presenting mayoral candidate Chuy García as a champion of labor, but his record tells a different story.

  • No tolerance for Golden Dawn

    The Greek left must mobilize to give voice to the anti-Nazi climate as a trial of Golden Dawn leaders gets underway in April.

  • War and elections in Nigeria

    A Nigerian socialist describes what's at stake in Nigeria's elections--and what the outcomes could mean for working people.

  • Socialist women unite against war

    One hundred years ago, women revolutionaries adopted the first international socialist appeal against the First World War.

  • Israeli elections expose the lie

    Netanyahu's call to arms during the election campaign revealed the racism at the heart of the Israeli political system.

  • The police are useless in the face of tragedy

    The death of an Oakland mother has shown once again that city officials' preferred solution to crime is no solution at all.

March 25, 2015

  • Madison on the march for Black lives

    In the weeks since teenager Tony Robinson was killed by a Madison police officer, thousands have taken to the streets to demand justice.

  • BDS after the Israeli election

    The victory of Netanyahu's Likud Party was a grand triumph of racism--and demands an intensification of the BDS campaign.

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