Today, 5 May, we ae planning to hold a teach-in against military recruitment in schools. However, under pressure from the JROTC at my school, my principal, Sharon Schauss, informed me yesterday that our meeting would be cancelled. This is a violation of our free speech rights and is effectively denying dozens of...

Walk into any big chain restaurant around the country and the scene will predictably be the same: fresh-faced workers hustling and bustling around the dining room and kitchen bussing tables, waiting on customers, and cooking food. Aside from the seemingly endless repetitive nature of the business, the most common theme...

Jessica Pruitt’s father served in the Vietnam War, and her brother-in-law is currently stationed in Fallujah. Justice (journal of Socialist Alternative) spoke with Jessica about how she and her friends and family are dealing with the stress of having loved ones in Iraq.

From the ’Orange Revolution’ in Ukraine to the ’Cedar Revolution’ in Lebanon, the authoritarian regimes of the world are forced to reform in the face of US-sponsored "democratic revolts", or so says the Bush administration and the media.

Even though less than one third of voters actually turned out for Bush last November, the Democratic Party has taken his victory as a sign that America in general is moving to the right. To match this perceived shift, leading Democrats are arguing that their party needs to attract conservative voters by shifting to the...

"More than 50 million [U.S.] workers don’t have a union but want one. Few workers are able to join unions and their strength is divided ... into separate unions instead of building their strength in numbers in particular industries, employers, or markets" (New Unity Partnership founding document).

Solidarity appeal forces authorities to drop ban against anti-Iraq war activists

Lynne Stewart was shocked when she was arrested. At first she thought her husband, a well known activist, was having some trouble with the police. "No," they said, "we want you."

"More than 50 million [U.S.] workers don’t have a union but want one. Few workers are able to join unions and their strength is divided … into separate unions instead of building their strength in numbers in particular industries, employers, or markets" (New Unity Partnership founding document).

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