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July 31, 2014

  • Heaping insult on top of injury

    Republicans are still raving against Obamacare--but that doesn't change the fact that the Democrats' health care "reform" is a dismal failure.

  • The de Blasio balance sheet

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio came into office on a wave of progressive hope. After six months, what has he accomplished?

  • An environmental crossroads in Morocco

    A resistance movement is fighting back in Morocco against corporate development and pillaging of resources.

  • With a heavy heart over Gaza

    An activist remembers a trip he took to a West Bank refugee camp one year after Israel's Operation Cast Lead.

  • Poor people: Use the rear door

    Why would a Manhattan building with a separate, rear entrance for low-income people--a "poor door"--receive city subsidies?

  • Locking the poor out

    A new plan punishes public-housing residents by raising rents as an incentive to work--whether or not there are jobs available.

July 30, 2014

  • The West Bank rises up against war in Gaza

    Israel's onslaught against Gaza has been met in the West Bank by some of the largest and most militant protests in more than a decade.

  • The refugees are welcome here

    Activists are mobilizing across the Southwest to confront anti-immigrant groups and counter their message of hate.

  • Standing against the counterrevolution

    A now-imprisoned member of Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists talks about the challenges facing the Egyptian left.

  • What does tech mean for the left?

    It's important to take stock of the growing digital workforce and what it means for Marxist theory and socialist practice.

  • A call to arms for our schools

    Mark Naison's Badass Teachers Unite! provides a full-throated defense of public education--and a vision to change it.

  • Labor must stand for Gaza

    Labor for Palestine is calling on unions in the U.S. to speak out against Israel's war on Gaza and the U.S. support for Israel.

July 29, 2014

  • Resistance is justified when Gaza is occupied

    Those who support Palestinian self-determination must challenge Israel's justifications for war--and that means setting the record straight about Hamas.

  • How can we protect our clinics?

    Since the Supreme Court's ruling against buffer zones, reproductive rights activists are debating how to stop the right.

  • Freedom of religion for whom?

    The double standards of the U.S. and its allies are a prime factor in the suffering of people of all religions in the Middle East.

  • Why is India courting Israel?

    According to the government of Narendra Modi, maintaining a relationship with Israel is worth a few wounded Indian protesters.

  • La frontera es anti-obrera

    La "frontera segura" significará más sufrimiento, no sólo para los inmigrantes, sino para todos los trabajadores.

July 28, 2014

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