Socialism & Labor

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  • A Mighty Wind
    by Meagan Day on January 16, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    When Chicago teachers struck in 2012, the entire liberal political class seemed against them, as Corey Robin noted last year. The strike was provoked by a Democratic power player, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and liberal pundits lined up to tut-tut about how a strike waged for “the schools Chicago’s children deserve” was actually hurting Chicago’s children. In […]

  • Derek Fisher Is a Bad Guy
    by John Wilmes on January 16, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    The Derek Fisher vs Matt Barnes episode in October 2015 was an ugly one. Barnes drove nearly two hours to his former Los Angeles home, where he reportedly got into a physical altercation with Fisher, his ex-teammate. Fisher and Barnes played together on the Los Angeles Lakers for two seasons, a time when they were friendly, and […]


  • We stand for choice in Chicago
    by Lauren Bianchi on January 16, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Lauren Bianchi When anti-abortion forces gathered for their annual Chicago March for Life on January 13, they faced some loud and angry opposition — with a coalition of several organizations turning out 150 protesters to counter their message of hate. The groups included Chicago Campaign to Expose Crisis Pregnancy Centers, Chicago Democratic Socialists of America, the International Socialist Organization (ISO), Chicago Feminist […]

  • Anti-immigrant fanatics go after new victims
    by Steve Leigh on January 16, 2019 at 6:00 am

    Steve Leigh Steve Leigh reports on another Trump administration anti-immigrant campaign — and the protests that it’s sparking in Southeast Asian communities across the U.S. THE LARGEST groups of immigrants in the U.S. facing deportation hail from Latin America, Africa and the Arab world, but as an equal opportunity bigot, Donald Trump is ramping up a deportation campaign against Southeast Asians. Some 8,000 […]