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April 16, 2015

  • Confronting the epidemic of police murders

    A new generation is fighting not only to hold police accountable for their crimes, but to indict an entire system built on brutality and racism.

  • Madison students take to the streets for justice

    High school students in the Wisconsin capital staged walkouts and occupied an intersection in protest against police murder.

  • A treaty to outlaw democracy

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership would greatly expand the power of corporations over democracy and basic human needs.

  • A master of the written word

    The sad passing of Eduardo Galeano can't erase the magical realism and resistance that he celebrated with his pen.

  • Sending a message to Shumlin

    Vermont's Democratic governor has a liberal reputation, but workers and service providers are taking on his austerity agenda.

  • Standing for Mauna Kea

    The First Nations-led movement expresses its solidarity with a struggle to defend sacred land on the island of Hawaii.

April 15, 2015

  • Raising wages...and expectations, too

    Thousands of people will continue the Fight for 15 on April 15--which also happens to be the day that demonstrates inequality in America like no other.

  • The road to the Civil War

    The North and South were on a collision course, but the shape and timing of the conflict depended on political questions.

  • The governor of school deform

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's education bill attacks teachers' unions while handing corporate reformers a major victory.

  • Where's the justice for Glenn Ford?

    The Louisiana justice system destroyed Glenn Ford's life--and now that he's free, it's making sure he continues to suffer.

  • We see you seeing us

    An exhibition of photos in New York exposes how pervasive, creepy and intrusive the modern surveillance state has become.

  • Privilege and the working class

    Many of today's advocates of privilege politics are unaware of the theory's class roots--roots that continue to have an impact.

April 14, 2015

  • Can the working class still change the world?

    Neoliberalism has restructured the working class, but it hasn't eliminated the potential of workers to pose a revolutionary alternative to capitalism.

  • Investigations that only hide the truth

    The video of Walter Scott's murder in South Carolina has again exposed the lying that routinely follows police murders.

  • Lies about the poor living large

    Politicians claim food stamp recipients are living it up on meager benefits--and using that as an excuse to make deep cuts.

  • Going global in Richmond?

    At UC Berkeley, union workers are campaigning with community allies for a different kind of bargaining agreement.

  • ¿Un acuerdo para la paz?

    Mucho ha sido dicho sobre el acuerdo nuclear entre Estados Unidos e Irán, pero ¿por qué Estados Unidos piensa que tiene derecho a dictar su voluntad?

April 13, 2015

  • Why checking your privilege isn't enough

    Today's young radicals define themselves by their commitment to opposing all forms of oppression, but there are important questions to confront.

  • The resistance to history's enormous crime

    The history of slavery is also a history of resistance and of the revolutionary overthrow of an entrenched system.

  • UC Berkeley needs to respond

    An activist with the UC Berkeley Black Student Union describes the struggle at the university to make Black lives matter.

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