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September 2, 2015

  • The market madness that means trouble ahead

    The turmoil on global stock markets is focusing attention on the instability of a world economy plagued by weaknesses and contradictions

  • Seattle teachers won't be disrespected

    Educators are preparing for a possible strike after a long summer of fruitless negotiations with Seattle Public Schools.

  • A Central American spring?

    Mass protests against systemic corruption have shaken Guatemala, culminating in a national day of action and general strike.

  • Beirut's hot summer

    Political gridlock has disrupted garbage collection in Beirut and led to an outpouring of mass protest against corruption.

  • A decade of solidarity in El Salto

    The TRADOC workers' cooperative in Mexico is celebrating 10 years of running one of the country's largest tire factories.

September 1, 2015

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August 28, 2015

  • What made Katrina a "Katrina moment"?

    The manmade disaster that followed after Katrina ripped the mask off U.S. society, revealing the depths of racism, poverty and inequality.

  • The heroes and sheroes of New Orleans

    SW contributors Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky were trapped in New Orleans by Katrina--their story, first told here, shocked the world.

  • The struggle for New Orleans

    In a 2005 interview, left-wing author Mike Davis described the consequences, natural and man-made, of the Katrina catastrophe.

  • What we saw after Katrina

    Socialist Worker reporters traveled to the Gulf Coast to talk to local residents and activists in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

  • Profiteers descend on New Orleans

    Journalist Jeremy Scahill exposed how Homeland Security hired mercenaries from Blackwater to patrol New Orleans.

August 27, 2015

  • We can’t walk away from this fight

    A union activist at New York's JFK Airport talks about how SEIU 32BJ won the victory in the fight to organize subcontracted airport workers.

  • Begging to be let in

    A refugee crisis of immense proportions is taking place in Europe, with political leaders resisting calls to open the borders.

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