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February 26, 2015

  • The oppressed majority

    Many associate the term oppression with discrimination against specific groups, but there is also an oppression suffered by the whole working class.

  • A worldwide rebellion of the oppressed

    In his last year, Malcolm X became a revolutionary internationalist who was developing ties to the socialist left.

  • Finding 1954 in 2014

    The third African Heritage Delegation to Palestine found conditions more like the Jim Crow South than a 21st century democracy.

  • Why we're opting out of PARCC

    It's easy to feel alone, but we can take hope from the teachers, parents and students standing up to high-stakes testing.

  • Kind of a different state?

    The discussion about what the SYRIZA led-government in Greece can accomplish raises important questions about the state.

  • Fifty shades of mediocrity

    What does Fifty Shades of Grey reveal about Hollywood's extremely limited depictions of sex–and what audiences would want?

  • A tour that supports apartheid

    New York City Council members must end their complicity with all forms of racist violence, from New York to Palestine

February 25, 2015

  • The extremely violent empire

    The Obama administration's "Countering Violent Extremism" summit held in February was a brazen exercise in hypocrisy.

  • Rodney Reed wins a reprieve

    Grassroots activism played an important role in winning a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed.

  • Emerging as a revolutionary

    When Malcolm X was forced out of the Nation of Islam, he moved sharply to the left, embracing revolutionary politics.

  • What caused the capitulation?

    The Eurogroup agreement that the Greek government was dragged into last week amounts to a headlong retreat.

  • Don't let Walker wreck UW

    University of Wisconsin students, faculty and campus workers are mobilizing against Gov. Scott Walker's plan to slash funding.

  • A cada cual según necesite

    ¿Qué es el socialismo? Imagine una sociedad cuyo propósito sea satisfacer las necesidades de cada uno de sus miembros.

February 24, 2015

  • On strike against the next "accident"

    An explosion at an oil refinery in Southern California shows the high stakes in the oil workers' spreading strike against the energy giants.

  • Reaching a dead end

    While Malcolm X regularly criticized the civil rights movement, he could offer no alternative from within the Nation of Islam.

  • Saudi Arabia's get-out-of-terror-free card

    Saudi Arabia is connected to terrorism around the world--yet the U.S. government considers it an ally in the "war on terror."

  • Bringing the struggles together in N.C.

    North Carolina's Historic Thousands on Jones march brought tens of thousands of people to the state capital of Raleigh.

  • Why we stand with Young, Gifted and Black

    Teaching assistants at the University of Wisconsin approved a resolution in support of the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.

February 23, 2015

  • The Eurogroup noose tightens around Greece

    Leaders of the new Greek government face a deadline to come up with an austerity program that SYRIZA came to power promising to end.

  • Moving toward revolution

    Malcolm X's energetic proselytizing increased the size of the Nation of Islam--but it also turned Malcolm into a political leader.

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