Here’s what’s new in Socialist Worker and the International Socialist Review
A TEA-PARTY INSURGENCY?
The right-wing Tea Partiers are making their presence felt within the Republican Party, but they don’t speak for the majority of people in the U.S.
Comment: Giles Ji Ungpakorn
THAI ARMY PREPARES ITS ASSAULT
Soldiers and armored personnel carriers were massed outside the encampment of pro-democracy protesters in Bangkok by midday on May 19.
Comment: Nicole Colson
EVERYONE GETS A SAY EXCEPT WOMEN
A series of state-level anti-abortion laws is making control over women’s reproductive lives the business of everyone but women themselves.
Comment: Sherry Wolf
TURNING POINT IN THE UPR STRIKE
Students on strike at the University of Puerto Rico will get support from unions planning a one-day general strike on May 18.
Analysis: Andy Libson
WE NEED TO TAKE A STAND IN SF
After telling members to prepare to strike, leaders of the San Francisco teachers’ union now appear ready to accept a lousy deal.
Interview: Jonathan Neale
CONFRONTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS
In the aftermath of a people’s climate summit in Cochabamba, Bolivia, two activists discuss the prospects for the movement for environmental justice.
New International Socialist Review out now
ISSUE 71: May-June 2010
OBAMA’S NEOLIBERAL AGENDA FOR EDUCATION
RIGHT ON THE DEFENSIVE
DISASTER SCHOOLING: HOW THE “SHOCK DOCTRINE” IS PLAYING OUT IN THREE CITIES
BRINGING MISERY OUT OF HIDING: THE UNEMPLOYED MOVEMENT OF THE 1930S
Also in the new ISR: Arundhati Roy on Bhumkal: Walking with the Comrades • Phil Gasper’s “Critical Thinking” column on The Imperial War in Afghanistan • Gillian Russom on The Case Against Charter Schools • and more.