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Nigerian fury at naked police violence

Nigerian fury at naked police violence

Huge anti-government protests have rocked Africa’s most populous nation over its notorious police group, SARS, with protests erupting in support in the U.S. and England.
Greek victory over fascist Golden Dawn

Greek victory over fascist Golden Dawn

Community organizing and labor strikes led to long-delayed criminal convictions of Golden Dawn members and the party's booting from parliament.
Forced sterilization of women: abuse of migrants recalls ugly eugenics era

Forced sterilization of women: abuse of migrants recalls ugly eugenics era

An exposé of a criminal history, a salute to the leadership of women of color in the fightback, and radical demands for resistance.
An unholy alliance: Right-wing Catholicism and political corruption

An unholy alliance: Right-wing Catholicism and political corruption

“Three men walk into a bar — a grifter, a bagman and a true believer. What could go wrong? Plenty if they are Donald Trump, Leonard Leo and William Barr.”
Polio and Covid-19: A tale of two vaccines

Polio and Covid-19: A tale of two vaccines

Dr. Susan Williams on what we can learn from past battles against marauding contagion.
Amy Coney Barrett, a hard-right Supreme Court, and the need for united feminist resistance

Amy Coney Barrett, a hard-right Supreme Court, and the need for united feminist resistance

Today’s powerful movement in the streets led by Black and brown youth and outraged women is the kind of organizing that can influence even right-wing, religious fundamentalist courts.
“Defund the police” — What does it mean and where does the fight stand?

“Defund the police” — What does it mean and where does the fight stand?

How fares the cause? And how does it fit into the goal of ending cop violence?
Women and queers spark popular uprising in Poland

Women and queers spark popular uprising in Poland

Poland’s right-wing government and the Catholic Church face massive pressure from LGBTQ+ militants and young women defending abortion and civil rights.
Battling discrimination on the job

Battling discrimination on the job

A multi-racial group of transit workers is heating up its campaign against blatant racism on the job.
Los Angeles campaign proposes solutions to looming US eviction crisis

Los Angeles campaign proposes solutions to looming US eviction crisis

This interview with FSP’s LA branch organizer tells how a broad coalition is energetically forcing the press and city to address what can be done.
W.E.B. Du Bois — Unsung history of Black leadership in the Civil War era

W.E.B. Du Bois — Unsung history of Black leadership in the Civil War era

The history uncovered by Du Bois' exhaustive research is revelatory.
Ecosocialism vs. “green” capitalism

Ecosocialism vs. “green” capitalism

A notably clear answer to the question of what can practically be done to rescue Planet Earth.
Combat the feds’ crackdown on protesters

Combat the feds’ crackdown on protesters

Activists in 29 states face federal charges. You can help; find out how.
Re: stopping state budget cuts — “We need to put the fear of rebellion into them”

Re: stopping state budget cuts — “We need to put the fear of rebellion into them”

The rousing impromptu speech by unionist Steve Hoffman at a solidarity rally of staff, academic workers and students denouncing budget cuts and layoffs at Seattle’s community colleges.
In Belarus, women lead revolt against tyranny and reaction

In Belarus, women lead revolt against tyranny and reaction

Hundreds of thousands of Belarusians have been taking to the streets, with leaders of a Nov. 1 women's march mocked by dictator Lukashenko.
The nail-biter 2020 US election: What happened, why, and what’s next?

The nail-biter 2020 US election: What happened, why, and what’s next?

An exploration of what and who voters were casting ballots for and against – and what the country can expect next.
Tanzima Akter, works as a community facilitator under the LIUPC project of UNDP Bangladesh. Here she is distributing anti-bacterial and disinfecting soap to a family in Dhaka.

The tasks of socialists in the new international situation

This is a moment of crisis and agony for workers and oppressed people around the world, especially women. But it is also a moment of openings for socialist advocacy.
Large protest outside White House

Election madness in the U.S. – symptom of a world in crisis

Working people all over the world are in an end-game fight for democratic rights.