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College tuition unaffordable in 43 U.S. states

The capitalist class’s attack on working people is affecting many facets of people’s lives. College tuition is emerging as another front i...
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Judge blocks Northwest flight attendants’ strike

On Aug. 25, U.S. district court judge Victor Marrero issued an injunction to prevent Northwest Airlines flight attendants from taking a series of acti...
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Capitalism, racism and Hurricane Katrina one year later

One year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf coast, New Orleans still lies in ruins with rebuilding efforts moving at a glacial pace. Hundreds...
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Lebanese resistance successfully repelled U.S.-Israeli war machine

Now that major fighting in Israel’s war on the people of Lebanon has passed for the time being, the question has become, who won? Hezbollah̵...
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Why greedy corporations care about the Voting Rights Act

After being held up by racist politicians on the floor of Congress, the Voting Rights Act extension finally passed at the end of July. For weeks, a gr...
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Imperialists look to Africa for new plunder

An article in the June 2006 issue of Monthly Review sheds light on the increasing attention U.S. policymakers are paying to Africa. “A Warning t...
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Court strikes down Maryland law forcing Wal-Mart to spend more on health care

On July 19, a federal judge overturned a Maryland law that would have required the capitalist giant Wal-Mart to spend eight percent of its payroll on ...
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Reparations struggle necessary for equality and working-class unity

The movement for African American reparations is gaining momentum. For decades, Black people have demanded compensation from the U.S. government and c...
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Solidarity rallies with Palestine

In Washington , D.C. , there have been two recent actions against the brutal Israeli assault on the Palestinian people. The ANSWER Coalition (Act Now ...
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Voting Rights Act renewal delayed

In the notoriously racist 1856 Dred Scott decision, U.S. Supreme Court justice Roger Taney wrote that the black man “had no rights which the whi...