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September 23, 2016

September 22, 2016

  • Can Clinton stop Trumpism?

    It's the latest one-two punch of lesser evilism: One, Trump could win. So two, you better vote for Clinton, or we're all doomed. But is it true?

  • We blocked the bunker in Seattle

    Seattle activists won a victory when officials announced that they would postpone a plan to build a massive new police station.

  • The pipeline protesters are fighting for all of us

    Labor and activist groups around the country and globe are declaring their solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in Standing Rock.

  • Who failed the refugees of Calais?

    Refugees in a French camp face desperate overcrowding and scarcity because of official inaction in France and Britain.

  • Intergalactic imperialism

    Star Trek's vision was one of tokenism and co-option in support of exploitation and imperialism--not any kind of "socialism."

September 21, 2016

  • Stereotypes and scapegoating after Chelsea

    Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

  • Can Corbyn survive the coup?

    A British socialist explains what's at stake in the vote that will decide if left-winger Jeremy Corbyn will be the leader of the party.

  • "Fee speech" isn't free speech

    DePaul University is trying to shut down a socialist student group by requiring it to pay for security guards to "protect" its meeting.

  • Tell the AFL-CIO to oppose the pipeline

    Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Views in brief

    What can be done with Democrats? | West Virginia's pipeline battle | Taking on Big Brown | We can't wait for socialism | Missed out about Star Trek

September 20, 2016

  • The cease-fire that will increase war in Syria

    The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

  • We can't drink oil

    SW rounds up reports of solidarity actions around the country in support of the struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Bill De Blasio can keep a secret...for the cops

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to keep secret the disciplinary records of officers who commit acts of police brutality.

  • From defiance to solidarity in Alexandria

    Shipyard workers in Egypt are still waiting for a verdict in their military trial--but a defense campaign is winning wider support.

  • Duterte's death toll keeps rising

    The Philippines' new president has a horrific record, but his spat with Barack Obama had some on the left pulling their punches.

September 19, 2016

  • Another child killed by Ohio cops

    Police in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed a 13-year-old--and then proceeded to blame him and his family because he had a toy gun at the time.

  • What led to the LIU lockout?

    After 12 days locked out, faculty at Long Island University returned to work having fought off a concessionary contract proposal.

  • Murder on a picket line in Italy

    People across Italy are taking action after a 53-year-old worker for a package delivery company was run down by a scab driver.

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