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May 5, 2016

  • Republicans break the bottom of the barrel

    The GOP establishment is stuck with a presidential candidate they hate both because he isn't one of them--and because he actually is.

  • Campaigning for social justice in the UFT

    The candidate of a UFT social justice caucus running for president of the New York City teachers' union talks about her campaign.

  • Survival, celebration and Beyoncé

    Beyoncé's Lemonade is aesthetically gorgeous, emotionally intimate and highly political--in ways that are woven together.

  • The Gary Tyler case: A miscarriage of justice

    Gary Tyler, who was finally freed after 41 years unjustly behind bars, was the subject of a 2007 article on his nearly forgotten case.

  • It's time to exonerate Ethel

    Supporters of an effort to exonerate a victim of the 1950s anti-communist witch hunts are taking their fight to Washington.

  • Protesting U.S.-backed repression in Egypt

    A group of U.S. educators are speaking out against detentions by the Egyptian military regime in response to renewed protests.

  • We want the truth about Giulio

    News reports are confirming what solidarity activists feared: Egyptian security forces likely tortured and killed an Italian student.

May 4, 2016

  • A tale of two Bill de Blasios

    Three years ago, New York City's mayor was a beacon for liberal hopes. Today, he's been exposed as an all-too-typical politician.

  • The next fight for the CTU

    Chicago teachers are weighing their options, including a possible strike, as the fight for their union and for public schools goes on.

  • Thirty years after Chernobyl

    When human fallibility is applied to energy processes organized around production for profit, the worst can--and will--happen.

  • What’s at stake in the faculty fight at CCSF?

    A frustrating year at the negotiating table led faculty at the City College of San Francisco to organize a one-day strike.

  • Trump is unwelcomed in the Hudson Valley

    Several hundred people in Poughkeepsie, New York, joined the growing number of anti-racists protesting Donald Trump.

May 3, 2016

May 2, 2016

  • What is driving Iraq back to the brink?

    An award-winning journalist looks at the course of the U.S. war against ISIS--and explains the roots of the political crisis that is shaking Iraq.

  • Challenging a new government in Argentina

    The new conservative President Mauricio Macri is leading an attack on workers, but he has faced opposition right from the start.

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