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December 5, 2016

December 2, 2016

  • Veterans deploy for justice at Standing Rock

    An Iraq War vet who joined water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline talks about why everyone needs to be a part of this struggle.

  • Gimme some DAPL

    In this week's column, the Dakota Access Pipeline pushers get a rare chance to tell their side of the story.

December 1, 2016

  • Obama's cowardly silence on Standing Rock

    The president's inaction in the face of brutality against the Standing Rock protesters shows the true priorities of his administration all along.

  • What’s wrong with counting the votes again?

    The Green Party's Jill Stein has attracted a lot of attention--and criticism--for pushing for a basic element of democracy integrity.

  • A smear against solidarity at Standing Rock

    There is no "Burning Man crisis" in Standing Rock, and we should be suspicious when police worry about the welfare of our camps.

  • A new European crisis, Italian style?

    A referendum on the Italian constitution could trigger another political crisis for the EU and destabilize the financial system.

  • La Cuba que Castro creó

    El futuro del más inequívocamente positivo aspecto del legado de Fidel Castro, la soberanía nacional de Cuba, es incierto.

  • Views in brief

    Castro's socialism and ours | Can America be great?| What passes for the "center" | Confused about the left

November 30, 2016

  • Sounding the retreat before Trump takes office

    One Democrat after another, starting with Barack Obama, has called on Americans to support Donald Trump because we're "on the same team."

  • The Cuba that Castro created

    The political system that Castro built didn't hesitate to use repression--not only against class enemies but to cement its power.

  • Mixed up about the system

    Working people accept ideas perpetuated by class society at the same time as their lived experiences lead them to different answers.

  • Assessing Castro's legacy

    What held Cuban socialism together was Fidel Castro's incontestable authority and the unrelenting hostility of U.S. imperialism.

  • Our day of mourning

    The longtime Indigenous political prisoner reflects on his pride and sorrow as he sends solidarity to the struggle at Standing Rock.

  • Their pipeline won't work without oil

    Activists in Olympia, Washington, staged a week-long blockade to try to stop fracking materials from getting to North Dakota.

  • La caída del PT, en diez puntos

    Un activista socialista en Brasil explica cómo el otrora poderoso Partido de los Trabajadores ha perdido el apoyo popular que una vez tuvo.

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