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December 2, 2016

  • Veterans deploy for justice at Standing Rock

    An Iraq War vet who joined water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline talks about why everyone needs to be a part of this struggle.

  • Gimme some DAPL

    In this week's column, the Dakota Access Pipeline pushers get a rare chance to tell their side of the story.

December 1, 2016

  • Obama's cowardly silence on Standing Rock

    The president's inaction in the face of brutality against the Standing Rock protesters shows the true priorities of his administration all along.

  • What’s wrong with counting the votes again?

    The Green Party's Jill Stein has attracted a lot of attention--and criticism--for pushing for a basic element of democracy integrity.

  • A smear against solidarity at Standing Rock

    There is no "Burning Man crisis" in Standing Rock, and we should be suspicious when police worry about the welfare of our camps.

  • A new European crisis, Italian style?

    A referendum on the Italian constitution could trigger another political crisis for the EU and destabilize the financial system.

  • La Cuba que Castro creó

    El futuro del más inequívocamente positivo aspecto del legado de Fidel Castro, la soberanía nacional de Cuba, es incierto.

  • Views in brief

    Castro's socialism and ours | Can America be great?| What passes for the "center" | Confused about the left

November 30, 2016

  • Sounding the retreat before Trump takes office

    One Democrat after another, starting with Barack Obama, has called on Americans to support Donald Trump because we're "on the same team."

  • The Cuba that Castro created

    The political system that Castro built didn't hesitate to use repression--not only against class enemies but to cement its power.

  • Mixed up about the system

    Working people accept ideas perpetuated by class society at the same time as their lived experiences lead them to different answers.

  • Assessing Castro's legacy

    What held Cuban socialism together was Fidel Castro's incontestable authority and the unrelenting hostility of U.S. imperialism.

  • Our day of mourning

    The longtime Indigenous political prisoner reflects on his pride and sorrow as he sends solidarity to the struggle at Standing Rock.

  • Their pipeline won't work without oil

    Activists in Olympia, Washington, staged a week-long blockade to try to stop fracking materials from getting to North Dakota.

  • La caída del PT, en diez puntos

    Un activista socialista en Brasil explica cómo el otrora poderoso Partido de los Trabajadores ha perdido el apoyo popular que una vez tuvo.

November 29, 2016

  • Now's the time for socialist organization

    People radicalizing now not only have to stand up and be counted against Trump, but figure out what alternative they are going to organize for.

  • Disrupting the low-wage status quo

    Low-wage workers in some 340 cities plan to take part in protests and strikes to call for a $15 an hour minimum wage and a union.

  • Challenging a billionaire pipeline pusher

    Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren is the ignorant and arrogant villain behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • The Trump emergency

    Donald Trump's victory is a blow on so many fronts, but a new generation of activists has been coming into its own for years.

  • The contribution of students

    Students and student activism still have a central role to play in any bid to oppose the system, especially on a local level.

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