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August 20, 2014

  • They call for "peace" and commit more violence

    The responsibility for the nightly chaos in Ferguson, Mo. lies with the police--and with the political leaders who order them into action.

  • An epidemic aided by poverty

    The rapid and widespread character of the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is directly connected to systemic inequality.

  • The crimes of Rick Perry

    The prospect of the Texas Republican governor facing criminal charges is enough to being a smile to any progressive's face.

  • Racism killed Mike Brown

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's essay on Ferguson focused powerfully on the issue of class inequality--but he left something out.

  • Jewish voices for justice

    Recent demonstrations have heard passionate calls for support for BDS from Jewish writers, academics and more.

  • A pass for anti-Semitism?

    Our approach to oppression has always been that responsibility for racism never belongs to the oppressed group.

August 19, 2014

  • The second assassination of Mike Brown

    He was shot down by a police officer on the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Then the media took aim, and he was assassinated all over again.

  • Scenes from a city in revolt

    A collection of photos taken in Ferguson, Mo., provides a glimpse of the popular resistance to police violence.

  • Keeping apartheid at Bay

    Protests by Palestine solidarity activists and action by Oakland port workers stopped the unloading of an Israeli-owned ship.

  • Kareem speaks about Ferguson

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's essay about Ferguson is a powerful contribution to the national discussion, but off base in one important respect.

  • Support floods in for Steven Salaita

    A public campaign in support the fired pro-Palestinian professor Steven Salaita has generated more than 15,000 signatures.

  • Siding with the cartels against the autodefensas

    Mexico's government is carrying out repression against self-defense groups fighting the Knights Templar narco-cartel.

August 18, 2014

  • Ferguson is fighting back

    SocialistWorker.org writers report from a Missouri city that is rising up against police murder, despite every effort by authorities to silence them.

  • Steven Salaita and academic freedom

    The editors of the ISR challenge the University of Illinois' firing of Steven Salaita--and the arguments advanced to defend it.

  • One step forward for Rasmea

    Supporters of the Palestinian-American leader are holding a call-in day after getting some good news about the case.

  • Solidarity from Palestine to Ferguson

    Palestinians express their solidarity with the people of Ferguson, in their struggle against a police occupation.

  • El imperio de la hipocresía

    Si Obama creyera su propia excusa para ordenar los ataques aéreos en Irak, entonces habría ordenado una intervención para salvar a los palestinos.

August 15, 2014

  • Living under occupation in Ferguson

    The majority Black city has been rocked by protests against police murder--and the response of authorities has been to commit more violence.

August 14, 2014

  • The empire of hypocrisy

    If Barack Obama believed his justification for the latest air strikes on Iraq, he would be ordering military intervention to save the Palestinians.

  • Where is the PSUV headed?

    Venezuela's revolutionary left put forward its criticisms, but the ruling party founded by Hugo Chávez didn't take them up.

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