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    16 2015 July

    $15 Moves to Center Stage of U.S. Politics

    The demand for a $15 minimum wage continues to surge forward as a concrete answer to one of the central issues driving U.S. politics – income inequality....

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    16 2015 July

    How the War Machine Was Stopped: 40 Years Since The Vietnam War

    Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam. The helicopter carried the last batch of soldiers who...

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    14 2015 July

    Fight for Black Freedom!

    Mass movements in reaction to the murders of Emmett Till in 1955 and Mike Brown last year have become a way to tell the world that Black lives are just as important as that of...

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    13 2015 July

    “Fast Track” Passes — Next Steps to Stop TPP

    Both the House and Senate have passed “fast track” authorization giving President Obama the go-ahead to finish negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership which he can now present for an up or down vote without amendment. Winning fast track...

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    10 2015 July

    Greek Prime Minister Tsipras Crosses the Rubicon

    July 9th was a black day for the Greek left. SYRIZA’s leading team, around Prime Minister Tsipras, subordinated itself completely and absolutely to the demands of the Troika lenders. ...

Features

Over the next year the main arena for discussion and debate on anti-corporate politics will be within and around Sanders campaign. All those forces which recognize the vital need for independent left politics need to...

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Chicago Fight for $15

How Seattle Won $15

March 14, 2015

The fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage is gaining further momentum. On April 1, Seattle´s low-wage workers will see the first rise thanks to the efforts of workers, labor, and 15 Now. Seattle...

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US Politics

Above: Members of the Washington Restaurant Association meet with Republican State Representative Susan Fagan  From the spreading of the 15 Now campaign across the country to being featured in The Nation and Democracy Now as well as...

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TPP: A Call To Action

July 1, 2015

Fighting Racism

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Fight for Black Freedom!

July 14, 2015

Mass movements in reaction to the murders of Emmett Till in 1955 and Mike Brown last year have become a way to tell the world that Black lives are just as important as that of...

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World Events

For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa....

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LGBT Rights

From the transgender women and gay men who fought back against racist police during the Compton Cafeteria Riots in 1966, to the militant ACT-UP organizers who demanded the FDA approve life-saving AIDS medication in the...

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The Kshama Sawant re-election campaign joined the celebrations of the Seattle Pride Parade with an energetic contingent of 150 supporters....

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Fight for 15

Time to Build a Movement for a Strong $15 for All On July 22, the New York State Wage Board, commissioned by Governor Andrew Cuomo to consider whether or not to raise the minimum wage...

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Youth & Students

On May 16th, Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to Congress to make all public colleges and universities tuition-free. This is a welcome measure, but it has zero chance of passing through Congress...

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Workers' Movement

Both the House and Senate have passed “fast track” authorization giving President Obama the go-ahead to finish negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership which he can now present for an up or down vote without amendment. Winning fast track...

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Immigrant Rights

The fate of millions of undocumented workers for whom the threat of deportation had been lifted by President Obama’s executive order last November now rests with a three-judge panel in New Orleans. ...

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Women's Rights

We cannot rely on FIFA or the national governing bodies to build the women’s game. Every player and soccer fan should join together against unequal and unfair practices....

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Environment

In 2015, Shell Oil is trying to establish an initial base for drilling in the Arctic once it repairs its drilling rig, and Shell Oil chose Seattle’s port as the cheapest option....

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War & Resistance

Forty years ago, on April 30 at 7:53 in the morning, the Marine helicopter Swift 2-2 departed from the United States embassy in Saigon, capital of South Vietnam. The helicopter carried the last batch of soldiers who...

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Videos

Should rent control be part of a bold and comprehensive set of solutions to the dire affordable housing shortage in Seattle?...

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Healthcare

Even with the favorable court decision today, one thing is clear, we need a better system. Unions that organize health care workers should lead the way, mobilizing to defend working families from attacks like King...

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Culture

Mad Max: Fury Road takes place in a post-apocalyptic patriarchal world starved for water, petroleum and bullets, weaving science fiction thrills out of today's struggles against the injustices of capitalism....

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History

“The U.S. government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country’s citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and powerful.” This quote isn’t some declaration from socialists; this is the...

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Economy

China’s economic slowdown already being felt throughout world economy Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info “The most important number in the world, for the past 30 years and next five years, is China’s growth rate,” declared BBC Economics...

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