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Life expectancy drop exposes racism, class bias

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released “provisional life expectancy estimates” for the U.S. based on provisional mortality data…

July 27, 2021

Capitalism breeds climate catastrophe — Report from Belgium on the floods

By Michel Collon Hundreds die from heat exhaustion in the U.S. Northwest and British Columbia. Unprecedented heat waves hit northern…

July 20, 2021

Turmoil no excuse for invasion
U.S. hands off Haiti!

In Haiti, around 1:00 a.m., July 7, brand new SUVs without license plates pulled up to the private residence of…

July 13, 2021

Step toward unionization, student-athletes win historic ruling

The National Collegiate Athletic Association waived its archaic rules June 30 to allow student-athletes to earn money off their popularity…

July 6, 2021

Mobilizing worker power: AMAZON UNION NOW!

The fight to unionize the second-biggest U.S. employer took a big step forward at the Teamsters’ (IBT) union convention last…

June 29, 2021

SCOTUS ruling: Bigotry behind the fig leaf of religion

The June 17 ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, in Fulton v. Philadelphia, represents a bigoted attack…

June 25, 2021

Reparations and abolition

Finally, the U.S. has a federal holiday recognizing the emancipation of Black people from slavery. Congress passed the Juneteenth National…

June 22, 2021

Juneteenth: Emancipation and resistance

Houston After decades of struggle for recognition, Juneteenth has been made a federal holiday by Congress and was signed into…

June 18, 2021

International webinar pays tribute to Ramsey Clark

Ramsey Clark, human rights fighter and former U.S. Attorney General, who died April 9 at age 93, was memorialized by…

June 15, 2021

Pro-Palestine solidarity blocks Israeli ship

June 6 — For the seventh year in a row, Israeli-owned ships have not been allowed to unload in the…

June 8, 2021