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July 26, 2016

July 25, 2016

  • How the Democrats got over the Rainbow

    Those who hope Bernie Sanders can still transform the Democrats should consider the fate of Jesse Jackson's 1980s presidential campaigns.

  • Nicaragua's compromised revolution

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega once led a vibrant radical movement, but he and the Sandinistas are compromised today.

  • Indonesia's anti-communist backlash isn't over

    An Indonesian government symposium on the 1965 anti-communist massacres reveals that the fight for democracy must continue.

  • We won't be preyed upon

    More than 400 people defied the state's scare tactics and joined a demonstration against racist police violence in Syracuse.

  • Cuentan más que nunca

    Las renovadas protestas contra el racismo y la violencia de la policía ofrecen una alternativa contra aquellos que nos piden ser "pacientes."

July 21, 2016

  • Blue is not beautiful

    The pro-police cry of "Blue Lives Matter" implies something its supporters don't intend: The cops act as a caste set apart--and above the law.

  • Why you should converge on Philadelphia

    Hillary Clinton and the Democrats won't be the only show in town--here's why you should come to the Socialist Convergence.

  • Challenging the right outside the RNC

    As many as 1,000 people took to the streets outside of the Republican Convention to declare the need for an alternative.

  • Views in brief

    Democrats don't own our votes | Reaching across cultural boundaries | Anti-immigrant "jokes" aren't funny | The racist war on Black men

July 20, 2016

  • Is their party over?

    Trump's carnival of reaction may embarrass its leaders, but the Republican Party will keep its power to do damage to workers and the poor.

  • New Yorkers are denied the "right to know"

    New York City’s liberal leaders blocked a mild police reform bill that many advocates thought was too watered-down to begin with.

  • #Justice4Jerry on the march

    The police killing of Jai "Jerry" Williams in Asheville, North Carolina, is sparking outrage and bitter protest against unaccountable violence.

  • Year four of the Sisi coup

    This month marks the start of Egypt's fourth year under the el-Sisi dictatorship, but the moment calls for cautious optimism.

  • South Korea punishes a union leader

    The South Korean government has sentenced union leader Han Sang-gyun to five years in jail for the "crime" of organizing.

July 19, 2016

  • Their reaction will bring more horrors

    After another violent attack in France, the rush to scapegoat Muslims and increase state repression is bound to produce more terror and suffering.

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