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December 1, 2015

  • How anger at campus racism boiled over

    Students on dozens of campuses took action in November, both in solidarity with Missouri students and to make demands of their own.

  • What kind of "just transition"?

    We need a movement strong enough to force big changes in the way humans produce and consume energy. But what kind of changes?

  • For the right to demonstrate

    France's New Anti-capitalist Party spoke out against the government's violent crackdown on climate justice protests.

  • Oregon deserves a fight for 15

    Support for a $15 an hour minimum wage has grown, yet some Oregon labor leaders are backing down a fight to win it.

  • Confronting racism at Fordham

    A series of racist incidents at a Catholic university in the Bronx is spurring discussion and activism among students and faculty.

November 30, 2015

  • The cruel consequences of anti-abortion hate

    The massacre at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic shows how the right's attack on abortion rights has unleashed a torrent of hate.

  • Chicago teachers get fired up in the cold

    Thousands of people rallied on a cold but festive weeknight evening to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Chicago Teachers Union.

  • Why Paris' past isn't really past

    The terrorist attacks in Paris were called the deadliest violence in France since the war, but that leaves out another terrible massacre.

  • Water can't be for sale

    The co-author of a new book talks about the struggle to democratically control water resources--and its impact on class struggle.

  • Reforma y revolución

    En la lucha colectiva por reformas, la clase obrera se radicaliza y adquiere una idea de su propio poder.

November 27, 2015

November 26, 2015

  • Thanksgiving double standards

    The celebration of a founding myth based on compassion for newcomers rings hollow considering the treatment of Syrian refugees.

November 25, 2015

  • Our call for climate justice will be heard

    The movement for ecological justice faces another challenge of making our voices heard at the upcoming United Nations climate summit.

  • A racist attack on Black Lives Matter

    Opponents of racism and police violence are speaking out after a shooting by white supremacists left five protesters injured.

  • The Black Bolsheviks

    A century ago, Cyril Briggs founded the African Blood Brotherhood, the foundation for a generation of Black socialists in the U.S.

  • The goals of Popular Unity

    A Greek socialist lays out the challenges ahead in the face of an austerity government that still speaks in the name of the left.

  • Save Ashraf Fayadh

    A Palestinian refugee poet living in Saudi Arabia has been sentenced to death by a Saudi court for his creative expression.

  • A life stolen for oil

    Twenty years after his state murder, Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa's fight against environmental exploitation goes on.

November 24, 2015

  • Socialism? You mean like in Sweden?

    Two writers examine the model that Bernie Sanders looks to--and conclude that socialism needs to be much more radical.

  • Another victim in ICE's ongoing war

    The detention of a Bronx man after a bogus arrest shows ICE is continuing its draconian enforcement, despite Obama's promises.

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