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April 1, 2015

  • Who will write the next chapter in the struggle?

    The commemoration of the Selma civil rights march prompted many to think about how much has changed in 50 years--and how much has not.

  • No hate in this state

    The passage of a bill legalizing anti-LGBT discrimination has produced a welcome wave of solidarity and protest.

  • Will the new agreement weaken the ILWU?

    A tentative agreement covering West Coast dockworkers appears to trade higher wages for possible concessions on future jobs.

  • A fighter's life in danger

    Political prisoner and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal remains in a hospital intensive care unit where he was rushed this weekend.

  • The bias at the BBC

    You can see why British conservatives would accuse the BBC of left-wing bias since many of the journalists are Tories.

March 31, 2015

March 30, 2015

  • California is burning

    Scientists are issuing dire warnings about California's drought--but politicians and the media are avoiding the bigger questions about its causes.

  • Chicago's stop-and-frisk epidemic

    Chicago police stopped 250,000 people last summer, according to the ACLU, surpassing even the NYPD in racial profiling.

  • Can we end the war on drugs?

    Just as the key to treating addiction is addressing underlying causes, ending the drug war requires changing a profoundly unequal society.

  • It's time to raise a racket

    The UAW has delivered contracts that are essentially non-union in scope and their economic impact on the auto workforce.

  • Quién amenaza a quién

    Barack Obama declaró al gobierno de Venezuela una amenaza a la seguridad de EE.UU., pero es Washington quien amenaza a Venezuela.

  • BDS tras las elecciones israelíes

    La victoria de Netanyahu fue un triunfo para el racismo--y nos exige intensificar la lucha por Boicot, Desinversión y Sanciones.

March 26, 2015

  • A 1,000-foot middle finger to affordable housing

    Some of Manhattan's swankiest luxury condo skyscrapers benefit from real estate tax breaks originally designed to generate affordable housing.

  • A pro-labor mayor for Chicago?

    Chicago unions are presenting mayoral candidate Chuy García as a champion of labor, but his record tells a different story.

  • No tolerance for Golden Dawn

    The Greek left must mobilize to give voice to the anti-Nazi climate as a trial of Golden Dawn leaders gets underway in April.

  • War and elections in Nigeria

    A Nigerian socialist describes what's at stake in Nigeria's elections--and what the outcomes could mean for working people.

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