David Silva's death after a savage beating by Bakersfield sheriff's deputies is sparking outrage, despite alleged efforts by officials to cover it up.
A parent leader of the struggle to save one of 54 schools on the chopping block in Chicago talks about what's at stake.
Angelina Jolie's announcement should open up a public discussion about lack of access to life-saving health care.
A leading member of Portugal's Left Bloc discusses the opposition to austerity in Europe and the opportunities for the left.
With the death toll from the Bangladesh factory collapse at over 1,100, it's time to protect the living from future "accidents."
Concession workers at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, have voted to strike after three years without a raise.
Students at Middlebury College set up a checkpoint outside a dining hall to draw attention to the issue of Israeli apartheid.
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More than 400 employees at fast-food restaurants across Detroit went on strike in the latest in a series of one-day actions by low-wage workers.
A New York City judge has tossed out manslaughter charges against the NYPD officer who killed Ramarley Graham.
Seattle Public Schools waved the white flag with an announcement that high schools can opt out of the MAP standardized test.
Like his grandfather, Malcolm Shabazz died far too young and with far too much unfinished work in front of him.
Oregon postal workers are putting pressure on state politicians to defend threatened postal jobs.
Activists with the Anti-Monsanto Project will march in California's capital against the genetically modified seed company.
La facilidad con que Barack Obama cede terreno ante los republicanos, pateando a su propia base en los dientes, es a estas alturas indiscutible.
The barbarism of war and the tyranny of Tsarist rule inspired the Russian working class to rebellion in February 1917.
In 1879, a correspondent for the Chicago Tribune sat down with the "cornerstone of modern socialism" for an interview.
The resistance to environmental destruction must be connected with the struggle to defend the rights and sovereignty of Native peoples.
Michael Bloomberg's increasingly strange statements about stop-and-frisk rest on an assertion that cops are there to stop crime.
Breast cancer is no laughing matter--but that didn't stop the editors of CounterPunch from guffawing about Angelina Jolie.
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