Table of Contents

United States

Performance Enhancement Drugs

Education Profiteering: Wall Street’s Next Big Thing?

How Kids Are Getting Hooked on Pills for Life

Students Say They’ve Been Denied The Right To Read

The Shooting of Alan Blueford

Rahm Emanuel: Point Man For Obama’s
Bipartisan Pork Barrel Pedagogy

The Meaning of the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

Longshore Union faces the Grain Monopolies

The War Against ‘Excessive Pensions’

Voting as a Constitutional Right:

Obama—Bathing his Hands in the Blood of Innocents

Yes, Martha, There is an Alternative

The Death and Life of Occupy

New Lawsuit Against NYPD for Occupy Arrests


CodePink Anti-Drone Delegation to Pakistan

How Team Obama Justifies the Killing
of a 16-Year-Old American

Support for 24-hour General Strike Growing, UK

Letter to South African Ambassador

Assange, Sweden and the Hypocrisy of Imperialism

‘The Courage to Say No to Misogyny’

‘Fidel Castro is dying’

A Profitable Genocide in the Congo

A Bombing Rattles Lebanon

A New Season of Resistance in Greece

Which Way for China?


After the Storm the Mood Turns Angry in New York

A Great Silence is Spreading Over the Natural World

Full Steam Ahead for Gas, Oil and Coal!

Incarceration Nation

California Rises to Prisoners’ Challenge

Prisoners Call for Racial Peace
in California Prisons and Jails

Georgia Brutalizes Inmates

Obama Wins A Round to Imprison Americans

Bradley Manning’s right to a Speedy Trial

Lynne Stewart Hearing

Dying for a Raise

Feeding the Beast:  The Media and the MOVE Wars

September 14th Statement On Solitary Confinement


Richard Lewis Hill III

Jerry Tucker

Book Reviews

The John Carlos Story and Veronica and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal as told to her Sister, Valerie Jones

Fightback, A Collection of Socialist Essays

Letters to the Editor