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September 16, 2014

  • How many more innocent men on death row?

    Two North Carolina men have been proven innocent and freed after 30 years in prison, and their case is adding to calls to abolish the death penalty.

  • Five lessons from the heartland

    Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

  • Causing trouble for Cuomo

    An unexpectedly strong Democratic primary challenge showed the brewing discontent with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

  • Telling the NFL: "No more"

    It took CBS sports anchor James Brown to finally explain why the NFL better start taking domestic violence seriously.

  • Views in brief

    Standing with low-wage workers | Mistaken about Michfest | The Deep Green Resistance alternative | Meat-eating kills the planet | Not in the name of survivors

September 15, 2014

  • We need system change to stop climate change

    With the People's Climate March coming up this week, a leading voice in the environmental justice movement looks at the challenges we face.

  • Only protest will hold the police accountable

    One of the Chicago Police Department's top commanders is facing felony charges and could soon be sitting in a jail cell.

  • Will the clinics stay open in Texas?

    The notorious Texas anti-abortion law is facing a legal challenge--but a lot of damage has already been done to abortion rights.

  • The challenges left unmet

    Youth won't be prepared for the future with the wrong educational theory and dysfunctional economics they're being fed.

  • A strike lit the way at Juno

    Workers at the Juno Lighting Group manufacturing facility outside Chicago ended a five-day strike with a victory.

  • Una lucha en todo lugar

    Tras la rebelión en Ferguson, Missouri, millones de personas por todo el país nunca verán el racismo y la violencia policial de la misma manera.

September 11, 2014

  • Intimidation won't stop the fight for Palestine

    The battle for academic freedom and Palestine solidarity is coming to a head with a critical moment for fired UIUC professor Steven Salaita.

  • Another broken promise on immigration

    Obama abandoned executive action on immigration after moderate Democrats kicked up a fuss ahead of midterm elections.

  • The "war on terror" on repeat

    If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

  • The re-victimization of Janay Rice

    Among the questions asked after the release of a video showing Ray Rice committing assault, one was glaringly missing.

  • Anti-racist internationalism

    Socialists in early 20th century America linked revolution at home with successful uprisings by workers in colonized nations.

  • Changing shape or shaping change?

    UPS had to respond to the tumult and discontent of the 1960s, but Big Brown did its best to "shape change" in its interests.

September 10, 2014

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