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May 2, 2015

  • Reporters singled out by police

    Three SocialistWorker.org contributors in Baltimore describe the police threats they faced after a day of peaceful protests.

April 30, 2015

  • Reports from the resistance

    SW contributors tell what they saw in Baltimore and New York City as the protests that erupted after Freddie Gray's murder continue.

  • A treaty to declare economic war

    Barack Obama wants to win passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to reassert U.S. geopolitical and economic dominance.

  • Black Lives Matter on the docks

    Dockworkers will shut down the massive Port of Oakland on May Day in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

  • Ayotzinapa comes to New York City

    A caravan of parents of the missing Ayotzinapa students in Mexico traveled to New York City to share their story.

  • The Messiah and the muse

    With Black Messiah, D'Angelo has made an album that is a revolutionary masterpiece and signifier of the collective psychology.

  • The wrong targets for a climate solution

    It is the capitalist class as a whole, and not the consumption of individual workers, that has caused climate change.

  • Legacies of struggle in China

    History shows that there is a drive for social change among Chinese workers, despite how it is obscured at times.

April 29, 2015

  • The Baltimore Rebellion

    The eruption of mass protest in Baltimore is not a repeat of Ferguson, but an expansion of the resistance and its evolution onto new terrain.

  • The undeclared drone war

    Barack Obama's escalation of drone warfare is central to a larger reengineering of U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • A long fight for equal marriage

    The Supreme Court heard arguments in cases involving four states where the legal battle for marriage equality seems stalled.

  • Apartheid games in Baltimore

    Baltimore's Camden Yards stadium is a symbol of what ails urban America and fuels anger among its residents.

  • Killing capital punishment

    With public support for the death penalty declining dramatically, the barbarous practice may be on its way out.

  • Keep the charters out of our school

    New York parents, students and teachers are challenging another plan to co-locate charter schools with underserved schools.

  • Misunderstanding syndicalism

    It was Marxism, not syndicalism, that historically proposed a division of labor between politics and the economic sphere.

April 28, 2015

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