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When the Oakland Unified School District announced that they would be closing 24 out of Oakland’s 87 schools at the same time as the teachers began preparing for a strike in February, they essentially declared...

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Over 100 students, teachers, parents, and activists attended a special meeting of the Houston Independent School District (HISD) Board of Education on Tuesday, April 24, to oppose a plan to turn ten HISD schools over...

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Over three months ago, Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island Puerto Rico. There followed a shocking disregard to the plight of residents by the mainstream media and an abhorrent response by the Trump administration....

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Monday, November 20, marked a new attack on the working people of Greater Boston. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), the government agency responsible for public transportation in Massachusetts, announced November 20 that they are...

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Keep Public Transportation Public! The flyer below was distributed by Socialist Alternative members at a Labor Day rally of over 1,000 Boston Carmens’ Union members (Amalgamated Transit Union Local 589) to “Keep Public Transportation Public”....

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In a time when public education and teachers’ unions are under attack nationwide from “right to work (for less)” legislation and attacks brought to the U.S. Supreme Court, educators and paraprofessionals in the Seattle Public...

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Militant Tendency held up as bogeyman by Labour right and media – What’s the real history? Editorial from The Socialist, weekly paper of the Socialist Party (CWI England & Wales) Panic is gripping the right-wing...

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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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In May of 2010, 16-year-old Kalief Browder and a friend were walking home through their North Bronx neighborhood when they were stopped and interrogated by police. A man riding with the police claimed that Browder...

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Teacher unions are common villains in the tales of far-right talk show pundits, especially when striking. Painted as taking a day off work from the crucial task of educating our children, just to get a...

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