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October 22, 2014

  • Blaming everything but the real causes

    Solidarity, not scapegoating--that's what is needed to confront the threat of Ebola and to counter the racist blame game going on in Washington.

  • The challenges ahead in Venezuela

    A Venezuelan socialist talks about the state of the revolutionary process and the conflicts that will shape the country’s future.

  • Students keep up the fight in Mexico

    October 22 will be a day of action for the student protesters who were murdered and abducted by police in southern Mexico.

  • Taking our union back in Seattle

    SEIU members in Seattle are organizing for free and fair elections to change the Local 6 leadership and revitalize their union.

  • Why did Britain recognize Palestine?

    The British Parliament's vote to recognize Palestinian statehood is symbolic, but offers an opening for the liberation movement.

  • Which reforms do we win?

    If its interests are more threatened by refusing a reform than granting it, the ruling class will grant the reform.

October 21, 2014

  • This won't be another playground for the rich

    A viral video of a soccer field confrontation has revealed the growing resentment and resistance to gentrification in San Francisco.

  • A gag rule aimed at Mumia

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to push through an outrageous attack on the free speech rights of prisoners and their supporters.

  • A left-wing alternative for Oakland mayor

    Only one candidate has stood out from the grey blur of Democrats running for mayor of Oakland: civil rights attorney Dan Siegel.

  • Solidarité avec Gaza

    A socialist in France is among those facing charges for defying the government's ban on pro-Palestine protests this summer.

  • A new speed record for broken promises

    Days after vowing to hand over new powers to Scotland, British political leaders were debating which powers to take away.

  • An insult for Halloween

    Each fall, we see thousands if not millions of new "Indian" faces--in the racist costumes being sold for Halloween.

October 20, 2014

  • The progressive face of a regressing party

    Elizabeth Warren's speeches may sound good, but her main role is to put a populist façade on a party that stands for preserving corporate power.

  • What do we mean by Leninism?

    The Leninist project still involves an attempt to build a centralized revolutionary party based on the most advanced workers.

  • The first steps to take on Ebola

    National Nurses United is fighting to protect front-line health care workers against a system that isn't prepared for Ebola.

  • Ferguson comes to the NFL

    Dozens of fans organized for a St. Louis Rams game to bring #FergusonOctober and police violence to a primetime audience.

  • Introducing Victor Jara

    A pamphlet on the left-wing Chilean folk singer killed during the 1973 military coup will tell his story to a new generation.

October 16, 2014

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