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March 4, 2015

March 3, 2015

  • Guantánamo in Chicago

    A shocking series of reports reveal that Chicago police have been running their own "black site" detention facility, where torture is rampant.

  • A step toward divestment at Stanford

    The university's undergraduate Senate voted to support divestment from companies complicit in Israel's human rights abuses.

  • Myths behind the FBI's director's "hard truths"

    FBI Director James Comey was praised for a speech that acknowledged the existence of racism--but mischaracterized its causes.

  • BDS activists blocked at University of Toledo

    The first efforts of a divestment campaign at the University of Toledo were set back by bigoted and undemocratic maneuvering.

  • The passing of three icons

    The deaths of three athletes from different sports and eras showed us how they were each trailblazers in their own ways.

March 2, 2015

  • Confronting the concessions to austerity

    A Greek socialist answers questions about the political situation following the agreement with the Eurogroup--and the struggles that now lie ahead.

  • A new world in the making

    There is a reason why Malcolm X's words and actions continue to resonate with radicals half a century after his death.

  • U of Washington walks out for diversity

    Student activists led walkouts at University of Washington campuses to show opposition to racism and address the issue of diversity.

  • A deal that traps SYRIZA in neoliberalism

    The agreement between the Greek government and European lenders accepts the limits of a neoliberal policy of austerity.

  • Will soccer go on strike?

    A possible players' strike in response to greed of the Major League Soccer management could derail the new season.

  • From lulz to lawmaking

    What do the stories of Internet communities like Anonymous and Pirates Bay tell us about political consciousness online?

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.

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