Monday, September 11, 2017

Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Are Part of the US, Too



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NATION DAILY: September 11, 2017

 
Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Are Part of the US, Too
 

But, unlike Florida and Texas, they don't get the same level of attention—let alone equal representation.

 
John Nichols
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Too Many Americans Think Patriotism Means Racism and Xenophobia
 

And our communities are facing hate violence at levels that rival the aftermath of 9/11 as a consequence.

 

Suman Raghunathan

 
 
 
 
Bill de Blasio Has Proved that Economic Justice Is a Winning Democratic Strategy
 

It's time for the broader Democratic Party to embrace this lesson.

 

Joseph P. Viteritti

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legendary Chicana Organizer Betita Martínez Wrote a Perfect Parody for the Trump Era—in 1967
 

Martínez penned it after leaving her job at The Nation to work for SNCC.

 

Tony Platt, Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez

 
 
 
 
Robert Mueller's Brilliant Move Against Trump's Pardon Power
 

Elizabeth Holtzman on New York state's investigations of Trump associates.

 

Jon Wiener

 
 
 
 
Who Is Felix Sater, and Why Is Donald Trump So Afraid of Him?
 

This mob-linked operator and ex-con could be the key to the Russiagate investigation.

 

Bob Dreyfuss

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SW daily alert | The Nuclear Threat That Trumps Them All

A digest of the day's top articles at SocialistWorker.org Can't see images? Click here...

The nuclear threat that Trumps them all

Steve Leigh and Alan Maass | The unthinkable possibility of nuclear war is in the headlines after U.S. officials reacted with shrill threats to North Korea's test of a hydrogen bomb.

Taking on the anti-immigrant attack in Texas

Charles Holm and Riley Taylor | An activist is facing serious charges after statewide protests against an anti-immigrant law, as Donald Trump plans to end DACA.

How can we win Medicare for all?

Sean Petty | We desperately need to develop the social forces capable of challenging both parties' opposition to single-payer health care.

Illinois Republocrats pass a school voucher bill

Kyle Gilbertson | Chicago's Democratic mayor teamed up with the Republican governor to pass a bill that's an open assault against teachers unions.

Socialist Worker is marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a yearlong series of articles outlining the course and consequences of the revolution. The latest article in the series: "The party and the revolution."

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Friday, September 1, 2017

Weekend Edition | Resisting the Backlash Against Women...and the Week's Top Articles

Catch up with this week's top articles with SocialistWorker.org's Weekend Edition Can't see images? Click here...

This Weekend: WOMEN'S LIBERATION AND SOCIALISM

Resisting the backlash against women

Leia Petty | As supporters of women's rights face attacks under a Trump presidency, there are lessons to be learned from the right-wing backlash of the 1980s.

How you can organize for socialism today

Dorian B. and Danny Katch | Let's say you agree capitalism is a miserable train wreck and that we need an alternative society. You're ready to call yourself a socialist. So now what?

Weekend Focus: NIGHTMARE IN HOUSTON...plus an archive feature

How Houston was left to drown under Harvey

Seth Uzman | For years, experts and activists have warned that Houston's unbridled pace of development was creating the potential for disaster.

The heroes and sheroes of New Orleans

From our archive | SW contributors Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky were trapped in New Orleans by Katrina--their story, first told at Socialist Worker, shocked the world.

Weekend Focus: UNITED AGAINST THE RIGHT

Bay Area resistance scares away the alt-reich

Luke Pickrell | The far right had to skulk away from Bay Area cities in defeat twice this weekend after the anti-racist majority sent its message loud and clear.

Keeping San Francisco free of fascists

ISO Mission branch | Some 15,000 people marched, rallied and danced across San Francisco after the far right was forced to cancel its planned rally.

An avalanche of anti-Nazi resistance

Eric Ruder | Thousands across the U.S. marched against white supremacists in response to a call for a weekend of solidarity against hate.

Lessons from a Laguna Beach counterprotest

James Bergthold | A mobilization of 2,500 people against the far right in Laguna Beach, California, holds important lessons for defeating the racists.

Weekend Focus: TRUMP AND U.S. POLITICS

The reasons one bigot pardoned another

Julian Guerrero and Nicole Colson | Trump's pardoning of racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio was a calculated show of support meant to the right--and a slap in the face to those who care about justice.

The enduring disaster

Interview: Anand Gopal | Trump's new strategy in Afghanistan is Obama's plan, dressed up with a lot of bravado. There's been zero change in policy.

OTHER TOP ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

The university we deserve

Molly Mapstone | There are many struggles ahead on campus, as we take on the neoliberal university and its thirst for profits.

Mental illness and the struggle to survive

Jenny Rellick and Keith Rosenthal | Oppression of those with mental illness consigns millions to a second-class existence and a constant struggle.

Care not criminalization

Ellie Hamrick, Katherine King and Neil Hamrick | More women are suffering from opioid addiction, and politicians' response is prison, not real solutions to addiction.

Are tech workers the problem?

Siddharth Patel | The profit incentive in a booming housing and food market, not a "techie onslaught," is what's driving gentrification in the Bay Area.

Weekend Focus: THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION

The soldiers in revolt

Book excerpt: Albert Rhys Williams | A witness to the Russian Revolution learns about the grim toll of the First World War and the revolt in the Tsar's armies.

Socialist Worker is marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a yearlong series of articles about the course and consequences of the revolution. The latest article in the series: "The party and the revolution."

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