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February 27, 2017

  • The rise of the bad jobs economy

    Work with irregular hours, variable earnings and temporary status is becoming more common than ever--and it's fueling working-class discontent.

  • Meet Dr. "Poverty Is a Choice" Carson

    With Ben Carson taking over Housing and Urban Development, the prospects don't look good for affordable housing--or poor people.

  • Ten proposals for the European left

    A set of proposals circulating among leftists in Europe are meant to push for economic and social justice in the European Union.

  • Imaginers of a new future

    An exhibition of Russian art from the time of the 1917 revolution gives a taste of the elation of revolutionaries in a new world.

  • Tooth and nail against "right to work"

    Congress and the White House can carry through national "right to work" legislation. It will have to be fought tooth and nail.

February 24, 2017

  • Why we're taking action on March 8

    A National Planning Committee member for International Women's Strike USA on March 8 talks about the high hopes for this day of resistance.

  • Greece's radical left after SYRIZA

    The experience of SYRIZA in Greece and the left's role in it from its founding has drawn out a series of ongoing lessons.

  • The left can't litigate Trump into submission

    Trump's first travel ban directed at Muslims suffered a stinging legal defeat, but we shouldn't put our faith in a legal strategy.

  • Defending a Seattle Dreamer

    Activists are protesting for a Dreamer detained by ICE in the latest example of the Trump regime's anti-immigrant assault.

  • For Tibet against its oppressors

    Socialists should see Chinese rule over Tibet for what it: colonial oppression that must be opposed with support for self-determination.

February 23, 2017

February 22, 2017

  • Army Corps deadline looms at Standing Rock

    Water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline face an eviction order after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers capitulated to the Trump regime.

  • An old message sent to a new president

    Thousands rallied in Union Park, the site of Chicago's mega-marches 10 years ago, as part of a national "Day Without Immigrants."

  • The right's "right to work" onslaught

    With Republicans lawmakers buoyed after Trump's election, what will it take to push back against their war on unions?

  • An NBA revolt against Trump

    With every tweet, Trump sends people--even NBA players who might never have thought about politics--into the streets.

  • Views in brief

    A life-changing experience | Planting seeds of change in many fields | Violence and the impact on people | Will conservatives protect the planet?

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