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April 20, 2015

  • Breaking the spell of race

    The paperback publication of Karen Fields and Barbara Fields' book Racecraft provides an essential resource for a new generation of activists.

  • Poverty jobs hold us back

    Last week's Fight for 15 day of action brought out thousands of low-wage workers and their supporters across the U.S.

  • He let us imagine our future

    Writer and historian Eduardo Galeano could articulate both the beauty and the horror of this world like no one else.

  • Fighting for the right to play sports

    The administrators who run New York City schools are targeting David Garcia-Rosen for demanding equity in sports funding.

  • The right kind of authoritarianism

    An Australian socialist comes to the defense of a sadly misunderstood investment banker and political commentator.

  • Tarred with the same brush

    The notion of renouncing white privilege in White Blindspot comes in the framework of fighting for militant working-class unity.

  • La violencia policial es sistémica

    La nueva lucha no sólo exige que los policías sean responsable por sus crímenes, sino además acusa un sistema construido sobre el racismo.

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

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