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April 25, 2017

  • What's driving Trump's immigrant-bashing?

    Trump is offering U.S. employers a deal: Tolerate my anti-immigrant onslaught and I'll deliver higher profits and a reassertion of U.S. imperial power.

  • Scientists turn up the heat on Trump

    Massive crowds turned out for Marches for Science around the U.S. to send a message: "The oceans are rising, and so are we."

  • The far right goes on a rampage in Berkeley

    This mobilization shows the physical threat that the racists represent--and the need to organize large numbers to oppose them.

  • Organizando voces de lucha

    La directora ejecutiva de Voces de la Frontera explica por qué contrarrestar la agenda anti-inmigrante de Trump requerirá la solidaridad.

April 24, 2017

  • How activists are confronting ICE's terror

    Fear is flooding through communities as Trump's war on immigrants intensifies, but activists are working on initiatives to defend the vulnerable.

  • A crumbling political order in France's election

    The media celebration of Marine Le Pen's "defeat" in the presidential election's first round is both premature and shortsighted.

  • Tufts nurses are ready to fight

    Nurses at Tufts Medical Center in Boston are sending a message to management to stop stalling on contract talks.

  • How is Leninism relevant today?

    It remains a fact that socialists need to work together, as a democratic collective, to be effective in building a socialist movement.

April 20, 2017

  • Separating fact from fake news

    Trump has taken the U.S. government practice of lying to a new level, but the left can't start creating its own "alternative facts" to oppose him.

  • Where will France end up after the election?

    The main parties have been eclipsed in this election by the surge of a far-right candidate and an unexpected challenge from the left.

  • ICE grabs another victim in Maine

    A 28-year-old Somali immigrant and U.S. permanent resident was arrested by ICE agents in the middle of a court hearing.

  • Why capitalism clings to fossil fuels

    A transition to renewable energy even makes sense for capitalism, but this is a system where sense doesn't count for much.

April 19, 2017

  • Will Trump start a new Korean War?

    Trump is dialing up the rhetoric about getting tough with North Korea, which will keep the region on a hair trigger for some time to come.

  • Making science serve the people

    The experiences of an organization that took on racist and reactionary pseudoscience 40 years ago hold lessons for us today.

  • A government swindle on student debt

    The government is trying to retroactively disqualify former students from a program that would forgive part of their loan debt.

  • Has scandal caught up with Rio's ex-mayor?

    Brazil's ongoing corruption investigations may be closing in on one of the previously untainted faces of the 2016 Olympics.

  • Tackling Trump on Tax Day

    Thousands turned out in San Diego to call for the rich to pay their fair share and for the government to fund our priorities.

April 18, 2017

  • Sessions' green light to police violence

    The order by Trump's attorney general to review all federal oversight of local police departments is a chilling endorsement of police impunity.

  • The future of our university is at stake

    Students at the University of Puerto Rico are on strike against ruthless austerity and a debt crisis the island's residents didn't cause.

  • A new face on the old SPD?

    Martin Schulz of Germany's center-left SPD is claiming to represent a new direction, but there's less to him than meets the eye.

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