Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization

May 18, 2010

Disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, struggle in Puerto Rico, Thailand, Arizona…

Filed under: Articles — Barnard-Columbia ISO @ 9:59 pm

SocialistWorker.org posts new articles online every weekday – check out below to get a taste of the some of the best left-wing and socialist analysis you can read today. From Thailand to the University of Puerto Rico to an interview w/Chuck D, do yourself a favor and click on some of the links…

Here’s what’s new at Socialist Worker

http://socialistworker.org
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Analysis: Eric Ruder
A NIGHTMARE THAT ONLY GROWS WORSE
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may be far larger and its ecological toll far greater than corporate giant BP or the government will admit.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/17/nightmare-only-grows-worse

Comment: Giles Ji Ungpakorn
THAILAND’S MURDEROUS CRACKDOWN
Thailand’s army and right-wing regime are responsible for a bloodbath in Bangkok after days of repression against pro-democracy demonstrators.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/17/thailands-murderous-crackdown

Statement
SOLIDARITY WITH THE STUDENT STRIKERS
Students at the main campus of the University of Puerto Rico are asking for international support against a crackdown by the government.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/17/solidarity-with-upr-strikers

Comment: Nate Goldbaum
WILL THE CTU OUST ITS LEADERS?
With incumbent officials failing to resist new attacks, reformers are running a strong race in Chicago Teachers Union elections.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/17/will-the-ctu-oust-its-leaders
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Don’t miss these articles from last week’s SocialistWorker.org

Analysis: Lee Sustar
RESCUING GREECE OR THE BANKS?
A $1 trillion bailout from the European Union will prop up the euro and big banks–while workers in Greece and beyond suffer huge cuts in living standards.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/11/rescuing-greece-or-the-banks

Comment: Elizabeth Schulte
IMMIGRATION: COUNTERING THE RIGHT’S LIES
SocialistWorker.org examines the right wing’s myths and lies about immigration–and provides the facts you need to expose them.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/12/countering-anti-immigrant-lies

Editorials
IT’S TIME TO TALK SOCIALISM
Building the struggles of today and the struggle for a future society is what the annual Socialism conference is about.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/12/its-time-talk-socialism

Analysis: Nicole Colson
COMPROMISING JUSTICE
The right wing is up in arms over the nomination of Elena Kagan–but like the man who chose her, she fits in squarely with the Washington status quo._
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/14/compromising-justice

Interview: Chuck D
TEARING DOWN THE WALLS
One of the greats of hip-hop explains why he took a stand in the battle against Arizona’s anti-immigrant law SB 1070.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/13/tearing-down-the-walls

Analysis: James Illingworth
AFTER THE TORY VICTORY IN BRITAIN
Britain’s Conservative Party won big in the general election, but its success had most to do with disillusionment with New Labour.
http://socialistworker.org/2010/05/13/after-the-tory-victory
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