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Thelma and Louise “R” Us

May 1992

With Christine Blasey Ford testifying at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings for the country’s top court, the #MeToo movement has made a quantum leap. This 1992 column by Clara Fraser, a year after Anita Hill’s brave coming forward against Clarence Thomas, calls on women to catapult themselves onto the mainstage of history.

On burying the Master Race ideology forever

July 1993

Guerry Hoddersen reflects on a 1993 conference in tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement held on the 25th anniversary of his assassination.

Tremors at the Top

July 2001

From 2001, an accessible Marxist explanation of stock market volatility and its relationship to recession, the Federal Reserve Board, and unemployment.

Besieged public workers key to labor’s fate

August 2013

This 2013 article has a lot to say about the importance of public workers and the services they provide – a timely reminder with Oakland city workers on strike this week.