Monday, July 31, 2017

SW daily alert | North Korea Faces the Fury of U.S. Empire

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North Korea faces the fury of U.S. empire

David Whitehouse | The media portray the North Korean regime as bent on starting a war, but the history of the conflict shows the North has been responding to U.S. threats.

#OutragedAndUnafraid in Texas

Charles Holm | Undocumented immigrants and supporters blocked traffic to protest a draconian Texas law in an effort to encourage resistance.

This anti-BDS bill is an assault on free speech

Sarah Levy | Proposed legislation aimed at undermining the pro-Palestine movement would shred the U.S. Constitution in the process.

Struggling against all odds

Tim Goulet | The latest installment of a documentary series on labor history examines workers' organizing in the face of a repressive state.

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: "Repression and resurgence."

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Friday, July 28, 2017

Weekend Edition | The Senate's Health Care Fiasco...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...

New This Weekend: HEALTH CARE and TRUMP'S ANTI-TRANS BAN

The Senate's sickening health care fiasco

Christopher Baum and Alan Maass | The Republicans have suffered a colossal failure on health care, but that doesn't mean the crisis of the ACA status quo is any less severe.

We need to protest Trump's anti-trans outrage

Fainan Lakha | The president's ban on trans people in the military is a license to the world's largest employer to discriminate and oppress.

OTHER TOP ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

Who's guilty of murder in San Antonio?

Danny Katch | Authorities are promising to go after human traffickers following the horrific deaths of 10 migrants in Texas--but the guilty go all the way to the top.

The summer of fear for NYC subway riders

Natalia Tylim | A series of derailments and track fires have raised urgent questions about the safety of the New York City subway system for riders and workers alike.

United against police murder in Minnesota

Nicole Colson | The police killing of Justine Damond has led to multiracial calls for justice--and raised another dimension to the epidemic of police violence.

Survivors won't go back to the shadows

Camila Quarta | We shouldn't let Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos roll back the gains won by the campus movement against sexual violence.

What happened at Evergreen State?

Patrick Edward H. | Evergreen State made headlines over protests that provoked violent threats from the far right, leading to a campus shutdown.

Can we count on the courts to stop DAPL?

Brian Ward | A judge has ruled against the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it will take a struggle beyond the courts to stop Trump and the oil industry.

Weekend Focus: STANDING UP TO ISRAELI APARTHEID

Deconstructing Israeli mythology

Daphna Thier | Ilan Pappe's Ten Myths About Israel is an excellent book for anyone trying to separate fact from the fiction used to justify Zionism.

No place for pinkwashing

Colin Wilson | Pro-Israel marchers say they were unfairly barred from Chicago Dyke March, but they were there to disrupt a pro-Palestine event.

Weekend Focus: HISTORY AND TRADITIONS

Detroit's Great Rebellion of 1967

Interview with Dan Georgakas | On the 50th anniversary of an urban revolt in the heart of American capitalism at the time, SW interviewed the co-author of Detroit: I Do Mind Dying.

When capitalism is finally history

Interview with Andrea Steves and Timothy Furstnau | The Museum of Capitalism asks visitors to think about the system all around us as if it has already been relegated to the dustbin.

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