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January 24, 2017

  • Are people naturally xenophobic?

    According to conventional wisdom, Donald Trump's xenophobia is a cruder form of a trait we all share because it's built into our human nature.

  • The millions who said "Not our president"

    The protesters marching on Inauguration Weekend outnumbered those gathered to celebrate Trump by at least 10 to 1.

  • Don't shame the first steps of a resistance

    The women's marches were the beginning, not the end, and it does no good to chastise participants for not being "woke" enough.

  • The day of the people's wrath is near

    In a foreshock of the revolution to come, Russian socialists called for a protest strike on the anniversary of a previous uprising.

  • Just work harder for Democrats?

    At a union strategy conference in Illinois, AFSCME members were admonished for not putting more effort into a losing strategy.

January 23, 2017

  • He made America protest again

    A torrent of humanity flooded through cities around the country to express their anger at Donald Trump--but also their joy at finding one another.

  • Setting out a left agenda in the Trump era

    A panel discussion on the night Trump took power focused on the threat he represents and the status quo that got us into this mess.

  • Populism with a price tag

    Trump says he's giving power back to the people, but those "people" are the super-rich who footed the bill for his inauguration.

  • Didn't take long to see the real Donald Trump

    The first actions of the Trump administration proved that he couldn't care less about the "ordinary people" he claims to speak for.

January 20, 2017

January 19, 2017

  • Socialist organization in the time of Trump

    Thousands of people are asking whether it's time to join the socialists in order to resist Trump--and the system that gave rise to him in the first place.

  • Ed Sec wanted, no experience required

    Betsy DeVos, Trump's choice for secretary of education, is a pro-charter conservative who wants to gut public education.

  • Missing the real election sabotage

    The same politicians and media outlets shouting about Russian hackers are ignoring obvious evidence of racist voter suppression.

  • What is Turning Point USA?

    This recently formed right-wing campus group says it wants a "dialogue," but what it really wants is to spread its bigoted ideas.

  • Momentive strikers bring their message to NYC

    Striking workers at Momentive Performance Materials went to New York to rally at the offices of the company's hedge fund owner.

January 18, 2017

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