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May 2, 2016

  • What is driving Iraq back to the brink?

    An award-winning journalist looks at the course of the U.S. war against ISIS--and explains the roots of the political crisis that is shaking Iraq.

  • Challenging a new government in Argentina

    The new conservative President Mauricio Macri is leading an attack on workers, but he has faced opposition right from the start.

  • Obama butts in on Britain's referendum

    Barack Obama has joined the chorus of Western leaders calling on people in Britain to vote to stay in the European Union.

  • Sanders' role in the Democratic Party

    Bernie Sanders is giving voice to discontent, but he is also corralling that discontent toward "revitalizing" the Democratic Party.

  • Views in brief

    Socialists in Congress | Are the Greens an alternative? | Limits of the two-party system | Tactics for prison divestment | The AAA and BDS

April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016

  • Sanders the spoiler?

    The "hey Bernie, stop spoiling our party" chorus is getting deafening. But is Sanders harming the Democratic Party with his campaign--or helping?

  • Moment of truth for the Third Memorandum

    The Tsipras government is negotiating over even more drastic austerity measures--and not showing the least sign of resistance.

  • Vermont's mental health crisis

    The police shooting of a mentally ill man in Burlington highlights the failure of neoliberal reforms to mental health care.

  • Hungry for justice in San Francisco

    The Mission District police station is the site of a hunger strike by five people who have a single demand: Fire SFPD Chief Greg Suhr.

  • A harassment campaign against the ASA

    One of the first academic associations to back the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign is facing a frivolous lawsuit.

April 26, 2016

  • Elections and the Marxist tradition

    Elections can help radicals amplify their message and give shape to movements--but a future socialist society can't be legislated into existence.

  • NYU grad workers vote yes on BDS

    Graduate student employees at New York University cast a historic vote through their union to join the BDS movement.

  • Smearing three dead teenagers

    Video of the deaths of three Florida teens has their families asking why police didn't do more--and why the girls are being smeared.

  • The Kiental Manifesto

    Socialist opponents of the First World War who came together in Zimmerwald in 1915 met again a year later to issue a new appeal.

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