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Cooke: Labor's Call to Action
Nov 24, 2012
The “grand bargain” threat is a call to action for organized labor. But will unions respond?
Bond: Another Disgrace In Durban?
Nov 23, 2012
Are the BRICS ‘anti-imperialist’ – or instead, ‘sub-imperialist’, doing deputy-sheriff duty for global corporations?
Laforge: Kangaroo Court for Weapons Critics
Nov 22, 2012
Three disarmament radicals that snuck into the Y-12 nuclear weapons complex last summer are preparing for their February 2013 trial
Maass: A System of Disasters
Nov 21, 2012
Interview on the natural and non-natural factors involved in Hurricane Sandy--and what shape New York and the East Coast will take in the aftermath of the super-storm
Rasmus: “Predicting the ‘Fiscal Cliff’
Nov 20, 2012
The real economic program that would emerge post-election was being formulated and debated by the elites of both parties and their corporate benefactors
Olzen: Black Friday Strike At Walmart
Nov 19, 2012
Workers from both the retail and warehouse sectors of Walmart’s supply chain have called for nation-wide protests, strikes and actions
Slaughter: Social Security Swindle
Nov 18, 2012
If Congress and the President reach a “grand bargain” in the lame-duck session, seniors, the poor, and the disabled will pay for it—and it won’t be a good buy
Street: On Fiscal, Ecological, and Employment Cliffs
Nov 17, 2012
The urgency of action on the climate issue has become clearer than ever thanks to this year’s extreme weather
Lalonde: Halting Pipeline With Radical Resistance
Nov 16, 2012
Resisting the path of the Keystone XL pipeline in Texas, environmental activists have deployed ingenious configurations of tree-houses, platforms, ropes and banners
Roos: Largest European Strike Ever
Nov 15, 2012
Street battles break out and large parts of Europe are paralyzed as millions of workers walk off their jobs in the biggest coordinated EU strike ever
Zirin: Nine-Year-Old Girl Maybe Changes the World
Nov 14, 2012
The future of sports could be a beautiful, life-affirming safe-space or it could be an anchor on human progress, expending effort on policing gender
Kagarlitsky: Why Did the Police Search My Apartment?
Nov 13, 2012
The authorities' actions are senseless and ¬counterproductive, but this doesn't make them any less ruthless
Swanson: Where Does War Come From?
Nov 12, 2012
War is waged by a nation that accepts the waging of war. That acceptance needs to end now
Cooke: The Fisal Cliff
Nov 11, 2012
Literally the day after the election a sudden "urgency" gripped the nation: the imminent danger of the so-called "fiscal cliff"
Rasmus: Who Really Won the November 2012 Election?
Nov 10, 2012
With the 2012 election over, the real economic program for the next four years is about to be revealed
Molina: Central American Mothers Organize
Nov 09, 2012
“Freeing Hope,” a caravan of 38 mothers, traveled through El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and across what is known as the “Migrant’s Route” in Mexico
Pilger: The End Of Justice In America
Nov 08, 2012
It was a political show trial of Stalinist dimensions, an anti-Muslim sideshow to the “war on terror”
Rugh: Climate Change & Inequality
Nov 07, 2012
What quiet failures of justice in our society will be revealed next by the effects of climate change remain to be seen
Sharma: Food Wastage
Nov 06, 2012
Collectively, Americans waste $165 billion worth of food every year
Kagarlitsky: A Senseless Abduction in Kiev
Nov 05, 2012
Some jailed Russians have become international celebrities, while many others are either unknown or have been forgotten by the outside world