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  Twenty years after turtles and teamsters teamed up to battle the WTO in Seattle, labor strikes and climate strikes are coinciding everywhere but in the media, and that’s dangerous. If history is any guide, any minute now, some two-bit pundit or shameless president will pit workers against environmentalists so as

 I don’t know about you, but I take a teeny weeny bit of offense when a guy in a glass house lobs a great big stone and expects me not to notice the sound of shattering.   Which brings me to National Public Radio. When the ubiquitous news and public affairs network

Kali Akuno asks an important question: where would we be as a world today if people of the left had been as organized in 2008 when the financial crash hit as they’d been in 1980 before thirty years of neoliberalism?    Akuno, a co-founder and co-coordinator of Cooperation Jackson in Mississippi, asked

And at the level of principle, Colau has not finished making change yet. Having polled her base this weekend, Colau’s putting the question to the people. Barcelonans will vote on what deal she should make. Let the people decide. Putting that principle into practice has got to be a win,

On Left: Claud Cockburn in Spain with Fred Branfman, commander of British battalion of International Brigade, in a photo by Gerda Toro. (Photo courtesy Laura Flanders)     Eighty years ago this April, Spain fell under a nearly forty-year dictatorship after Right beat Left in a brutal civil war. That history feels acutely