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In August 2017, it seems much more common to hear about funds moving away from libraries, schools, and community centers and toward private contractors and developers.  But in West Roxbury, a neighborhood in Boston, a...

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A damaged Trump administration continues to hunt for a way forward from the series of humiliating defeats it has suffered in its first months in power. These setbacks, and in particular the collapse of Republican...

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Earlier this summer, the University of Massachusetts Boston announced a budget deficit of about $22.3 million, and will be cutting up to one third of faculty and some staff. Cuts to faculty primarily affect adjunct...

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57% refuse to pay hated water charge Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) In the middle of July a sullen Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, in a response to a question from Anti-Austerity Alliance...

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American Politics in Flux: A Socialist Analysis -- In an increasing wave of social struggle we can see the outlines of new emerging movement of the left in the US....

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New Jersey's anti-worker Governor Chris Christie recently cut $1.57 billion dollars from the state's public pension and benefit system. These cuts will impact both current workers and retirees....

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“Right to work”, which already exists in 24 states, mostly in the south and west, places serious restrictions on unions and will directly contribute to significant sections of the remaining unionized workforce being de­unionized....

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Quietly passed in last month’s 1,500-page federal budget was a business-led attack on pensions that will shred 40 years of retirement income rights for workers. Supported by the Obama White House, the law permits the...

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By Sarah White, Registered Nurse (RN) On Friday, September 25, 2014, my Uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse...

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Despite what is correctly seen as a defeat for the Tea Party, both Democrats and Republicans are planning massive attacks on popular social programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security as bipartisan discussions begin in...

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