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July 28, 2016

  • What happens to a Bern deferred?

    What happens to the Sanders supporters' dreams of an alternative now that they have been deferred, most plainly by Bernie Sanders himself?

  • Apartheid Israel's war on water

    During the month of June, Palestinians in the West Bank faced some of the harshest water shortages that they have in decades.

  • When we took a stand in Wisconsin

    Five years after Wisconsin workers occupied the state Capitol, there are lessons to be learned about the struggle against austerity.

  • Capitalism still breeds war

    The Battle of the Somme during the First World War took place 100 years ago, but the scale of carnage is even greater today.

  • ¿Encarna Ortega al sandinismo?

    En Nicaragua, la memoria de la Revolución Sandinista es aún muy poderosa, pero la promesa de sus líderes sigue incumplida.

July 27, 2016

  • The party platform they won't stand on

    We looked at some of the more progressive planks from the 2008 platform passed by the Democrats to see how they fared under Barack Obama.

  • Exposing the NYPD's lies about Delrawn

    The media bought a New York cop's story that he killed Delrawn Small in self-defense, until a video showed that it was murder.

  • A specter haunting Hollywood

    What does a movie like the Ghostbusters say about the film industry's view of women--in the movies and in the theater seats?

  • In defense of busing in Boston

    The contemporary consensus that busing Boston's students to desegregate the public schools was "misguided" is just wrong.

July 26, 2016

July 25, 2016

  • How the Democrats got over the Rainbow

    Those who hope Bernie Sanders can still transform the Democrats should consider the fate of Jesse Jackson's 1980s presidential campaigns.

  • Nicaragua's compromised revolution

    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega once led a vibrant radical movement, but he and the Sandinistas are compromised today.

  • Indonesia's anti-communist backlash isn't over

    An Indonesian government symposium on the 1965 anti-communist massacres reveals that the fight for democracy must continue.

  • We won't be preyed upon

    More than 400 people defied the state's scare tactics and joined a demonstration against racist police violence in Syracuse.

  • Cuentan más que nunca

    Las renovadas protestas contra el racismo y la violencia de la policía ofrecen una alternativa contra aquellos que nos piden ser "pacientes."

July 21, 2016

  • Blue is not beautiful

    The pro-police cry of "Blue Lives Matter" implies something its supporters don't intend: The cops act as a caste set apart--and above the law.

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