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Free State of Jones is a fictionalized account of a true and buried chapter of American history. Director Gary Ross takes this new film where few major films have gone: the radical history of America’s...

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Originally published in February 2003 in Socialism Today, magazine of the Socialist Party of England and Wales, the sister party of Socialist Alternative in the U.S. The great Muhammad Ali unfortunately passed away on June...

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Originally published at SocialistWorld.net 04/18/2016 A new book, The Rise and Fall of American Growth, analyses the downward course of the U.S. economy – and the limits of the whole capitalist system Peter Taaffe, from...

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The lyrical devices Prince applied bent the boundaries of the profane and spiritual. ...

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This weekend marks the centenary of the Easter 1916 Rising against British rule in Ireland. For many working class people in Ireland this event is regarded as a key defining event in Irish history, with...

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From labor leader to five-time Socialist Party candidate for president, Eugene V. Debs was the voice of American workers in revolt. Like Bernie Sanders today, he inspired millions of working-class and young people looking for...

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To young women around the world Beyonce represents something to strive toward. She is what millions of women and girls listen to when they wake up in the morning, get dressed, and go to school...

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Whether it’s racial slurs in the locker room or media narratives playing into old stereotypes, sports shed a spotlight on the racism that pervades our society. This year’s Super Bowl put racism, and resistance to...

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“I’d go in certain parts of the world, and they were singing it in the streets,” he said of “Alright,” which became an unofficial anthem for the movement. “When it’s outside of the concerts, then...

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The Big Short brings an understanding of the housing collapse to a mass audience, while exposing the underlying corruption of the financial system....

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