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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.

  • Socialist women unite against war

    One hundred years ago, women revolutionaries adopted the first international socialist appeal against the First World War.

  • Israeli elections expose the lie

    Netanyahu's call to arms during the election campaign revealed the racism at the heart of the Israeli political system.

  • The police are useless in the face of tragedy

    The death of an Oakland mother has shown once again that city officials' preferred solution to crime is no solution at all.

March 25, 2015

  • Madison on the march for Black lives

    In the weeks since teenager Tony Robinson was killed by a Madison police officer, thousands have taken to the streets to demand justice.

  • BDS after the Israeli election

    The victory of Netanyahu's Likud Party was a grand triumph of racism--and demands an intensification of the BDS campaign.

  • Class matters in Nigeria's elections

    There is a heated debate about the national election, but few mainstream figures are talking about the country's main divide.

  • Asking questions about Chuy

    The fact that Rahm Emanuel is a menace to working people in Chicago doesn't make his challenger's campaign more progressive.

  • San Francisco's racist gang in blue

    As a deputy public defender in San Francisco, I'm not shocked that there is a white-power network among the police.

March 24, 2015

  • What we learned from de Blasio's first year

    A New York City socialist has a message for Chicago, where a mayoral runoff election pits a hated incumbent against a very different challenger.

  • Running Illinois like a banker

    Union members traveled to the state capital to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to slash social spending and workers' rights.

  • Breaking the vicious circle

    The Greek government must go in the opposite direction from concessions to defeat the extortion of Europe's rulers.

  • The making of neoliberal Mexico

    A Mexican socialist traces the neoliberal turn in national politics from its roots 25 years ago through the PRI's return to power.

  • March is for changing mascots

    A Wisconsin college basketball player is using a newfound national platform to demand justice for Native Americans.

March 23, 2015

  • Noel's family is keeping the struggle alive

    Thanks to solidarity and support, Los Angeles-area families of police murder victims are finding the strength to stand up and demand justice.

  • Solidarity wins at Rutgers

    Faculty and graduate employees at Rutgers University overcame an intransigent management to win a tentative agreement.

  • Blockupy and the battles to come

    Two socialists reflect on the huge Blockupy protest in Frankfurt and the tasks of the movement in the coming months.

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