More than 400 employees at fast-food restaurants across Detroit went on strike in the latest in a series of one-day actions by low-wage workers.
A New York City judge has tossed out manslaughter charges against the NYPD officer who killed Ramarley Graham.
Seattle Public Schools waved the white flag with an announcement that high schools can opt out of the MAP standardized test.
Like his grandfather, Malcolm Shabazz died far too young and with far too much unfinished work in front of him.
Oregon postal workers are putting pressure on state politicians to defend threatened postal jobs.
Activists with the Anti-Monsanto Project will march in California's capital against the genetically modified seed company.
La facilidad con que Barack Obama cede terreno ante los republicanos, pateando a su propia base en los dientes, es a estas alturas indiscutible.
The barbarism of war and the tyranny of Tsarist rule inspired the Russian working class to rebellion in February 1917.
In 1879, a correspondent for the Chicago Tribune sat down with the "cornerstone of modern socialism" for an interview.
The resistance to environmental destruction must be connected with the struggle to defend the rights and sovereignty of Native peoples.
Michael Bloomberg's increasingly strange statements about stop-and-frisk rest on an assertion that cops are there to stop crime.
Breast cancer is no laughing matter--but that didn't stop the editors of CounterPunch from guffawing about Angelina Jolie.
Every year, Palestinians mark Nakba Day on May 15 to commemorate the 1948 dispossession of the Palestinian people.
LGBT veteran and whistleblower Bradley Manning belongs at the head of San Francisco's LGBT Pride parade.
Seattle Clinic Defense picketed a talk by a right-wing physician who aimed to spread lies about abortion and its impact.
Barack Obama's willingness to give ground to Republicans while kicking the Democrats' base in the teeth has come into particularly sharp focus.
The leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union, now running for re-election, deserve credit for resisting the school reform juggernaut.
A new book on Chávez's Venezuela casts light on the relationship between the radical president and the struggle from below.
The Portland school board's contract offer to teachers is more about union-busting than providing students a quality education.
When she pointed out sexism at her campus, a University of Connecticut student became the target of abuse.
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