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June 2, 2015

  • Will SYRIZA hold the line?

    Greece's SYRIZA government is being pushed to choose between capitulation and confrontation--and the party's left wants to draw the line.

  • The Fight for 15 wins big in LA

    The Los Angeles City Council voted on a $15-an-hour minimum wage ordinance, handing the movement its biggest win yet.

  • Oakland teachers deserve more

    Members of the Oakland Education Association are campaigning for a "no" vote on the tentative contract with the district.

  • Cuomo's circle of corruption

    A spreading scandal in Albany shows that Republicans and Democrats alike are for sale to New York City's real estate barons.

  • How tradition was defeated

    In supporting marriage equality, Ireland rejected the conservative structures that have shaped the country for centuries.

  • Views in brief

    The limits of Sanders' socialism | What Sanders signifies | Sanders can help lead people out | Hollow words from Quad

June 1, 2015

  • In defense of Emmas everywhere

    Emma Sulkowicz's brave statement against sexual assault on college campuses was met once again with official disinterest and outright hate.

  • SYRIZA needs clear answers

    A leader of the SYRIZA's Left Platform argues that the radical left party must choose an alternative to further concessions.

  • A defeat for conservatives in Spain

    Local elections in late May handed Spain's two largest parties their biggest losses since the 1978 fall of the dictatorship.

  • What I learned about Bernie Sanders

    A former intern describes the conclusions she reached while working for Sanders by day--and organizing activism by night.

  • Down goes FIFA!

    The international governing body of soccer, the world's most popular sport, is being shaken to its core.

May 28, 2015

  • Cleveland's criminal cops

    An agreement with the Justice Department will place restrictions on Cleveland police--but will it have any affect in reining in their toxic violence?

  • The way out of the trap is a radical left policy

    Revolutionaries inside SYRIZA make the case for a strategy to escape the downward spiral of negotiations with the lenders.

  • Where is Mexico headed?

    A Mexican revolutionary explains how neoliberalism is reshaping the Mexican state--and the resistance it has produced.

  • Meet the new public housing plan

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to preserve public housing looks a lot like his predecessor Michael Bloomberg's.

  • What's next for Rodney Reed?

    Activism won a stay of execution for Texas death row prisoner Rodney Reed--and now he must be freed from death row.

  • Facing Egypt's kangaroo courts

    Several revolutionary activists in Egypt have been taken into custody as they await the outcome of a May 31 court appeal.

  • Confusion about political power

    During the Spanish Revolution, there were different interpretations of revolutionary syndicalism within the CNT

May 27, 2015

  • A socialist FAQ on Bernie Sanders and the left

    Two contributors look at what's at stake in the left's discussion of Bernie Sanders' Democratic Party presidential campaign.

  • Shrinking the Big Brother state?

    The proposed reforms to NSA spying programs are essentially cosmetic changes to an out-of-control surveillance system.

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