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April 24, 2017

  • How activists are confronting ICE's terror

    Fear is flooding through communities as Trump's war on immigrants intensifies, but activists are working on initiatives to defend the vulnerable.

  • A crumbling political order in France's election

    The media celebration of Marine Le Pen's "defeat" in the presidential election's first round is both premature and short-sighted.

  • Tufts nurses are ready to fight

    Nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston held a one-day strike to demand an end to management stalling on contract talks.

  • How is Leninism relevant today?

    It remains a fact that socialists need to work together, as a democratic collective, to be effective in building a socialist movement.

April 20, 2017

  • Separating fact from fake news

    Trump has taken the U.S. government practice of lying to a new level, but the left can't start creating its own "alternative facts" to oppose him.

  • Where will France end up after the election?

    The main parties have been eclipsed in this election by the surge of a far-right candidate and an unexpected challenge from the left.

  • ICE grabs another victim in Maine

    A 28-year-old Somali immigrant and U.S. permanent resident was arrested by ICE agents in the middle of a court hearing.

  • Why capitalism clings to fossil fuels

    A transition to renewable energy even makes sense for capitalism, but this is a system where sense doesn't count for much.

April 19, 2017

  • Will Trump start a new Korean War?

    Trump is dialing up the rhetoric about getting tough with North Korea, which will keep the region on a hair trigger for some time to come.

  • Making science serve the people

    The experiences of an organization that took on racist and reactionary pseudoscience 40 years ago hold lessons for us today.

  • A government swindle on student debt

    The government is trying to retroactively disqualify former students from a program that would forgive part of their loan debt.

  • Has scandal caught up with Rio's ex-mayor?

    Brazil's ongoing corruption investigations may be closing in on one of the previously untainted faces of the 2016 Olympics.

  • Tackling Trump on Tax Day

    Thousands turned out in San Diego to call for the rich to pay their fair share and for the government to fund our priorities.

April 18, 2017

  • Sessions' green light to police violence

    The order by Trump's attorney general to review all federal oversight of local police departments is a chilling endorsement of police impunity.

  • The future of our university is at stake

    Students at the University of Puerto Rico are on strike against ruthless austerity and a debt crisis the island's residents didn't cause.

  • A new face on the old SPD?

    Martin Schulz of Germany's center-left SPD is claiming to represent a new direction, but there's less to him than meets the eye.

  • Stashing the loot from the taxman

    The available means for concealing assets are so highly developed that they amount to an alternative global economy.

  • Make May Day a day of resistance

    A walkout of Seattle high school students on May Day would show people that we will stand together in the face of oppression.

April 17, 2017

  • We'll stand together on May Day

    The executive director of Voces de la Frontera explains why taking on Trump's anti-immigrant agenda will require solidarity with labor and other forces.

  • The roots of an attack in Stockholm

    A recent attack in Sweden says less about terrorism and more about a society in which immigrants are mistreated and alienated.

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