Bernie Sanders (Gage Skidmore)

Can Sanders conquer the Democratic Party?

Bernie Sanders is surging in the race to become the Democratic presidential nominee. But winning over the Democratic Party is a bigger challenge.

Open letter to Gloria Steinem

Young women might have better reasons to shun Hillary Clinton and support Sanders than a desire to impress "Bernie bros."

Assad's offensive in Aleppo

The Syrian regime, backed by Russian air power, derailed peace negotiations in order to continue its campaign of ethnic cleansing.

UW BlackOut sends a message

Anti-racist activists turned out for the Board of Regents meeting for the University of Wisconsin to get diversity on the agenda.

Still whistling "Dixie"

The kind of right-wing populism exemplified today by Donald Trump has a long history in post-Second World War America.


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Her hollow feminism falls flat

Hillary Clinton and her friends in high places are out in force and claiming that people who support her opponent don't care about women's rights.

The health care scaremongers

The Clinton campaign is trying to smear Bernie Sanders for endorsing single-payer health care--and defending the disastrous Obamacare system.

Iowa's radical message

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders may have ended up in a tie, but the winner of the first Democratic primary was the socialist from Vermont.

A false debate on homelessness

Homelessness is inevitable in a system built on making some people fantastically wealthy and others desperately poor.

Trying to exploit rural anger

A leader of the Rural Organizing Project in Oregon analyzes the politics of the occupiers who took over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.

More than just the hate crimes

Islamophobic bigots protest outside the White House against Syrian refugees

We need to look beyond individual acts of Islamophobia to the racist and militaristic structures in American society.

On Rauner's chopping block

Illinois' Republican governor is demanding massive budget cuts for public colleges that will cost jobs and devastate communities.

Chicago teachers answer back

Threatened with layoffs and a unilateral pay cut, the Chicago Teachers Union organized a big protest to show that it won't be bullied.

Rahm declares war on the CTU

The city's threat to lay off 1,000 teachers and cut the pay of Chicago Teachers Union members is at the heart of a new battle over public schools.

What caused the ILA wildcat?

A short-lived work stoppage by East Coast longshore workers raises questions about the power of a little-known commission.

Respect the BDS picket line

Labor activists are circulating a letter calling on the UAW International to honor a local's historic vote in solidarity with Palestine.

Columbia is united for BDS

Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace chapters at Columbia University have launching a new campaign.

We'll keep fighting for Noel

Despite intimidation by Long Beach police, activists went ahead with a march and civil disobedience action to protest police murder.

We'll hold Snyder accountable

Hundreds turned out to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State speech to make sure he doesn't get away with poisoning Flint.

Confronting the March for Lies

Abortion rights supporters turned out in Chicago's bitter cold to counterprotest the anti-choice "March for Life."

On crisis and polarization

Almost a decade after the Great Recession, the world economy remains in a weakened state, and that has fed political instability.

Behind the oil price wars

Oil derricks cover the landscape in California

The impact of falling demand and increasing supply is driving the price of oil down far and fast--with devastating and unlooked-for consequences.

A rising tide of scapegoating

As more migrants flee to Europe, EU leaders are erecting legal and physical hurdles--and the right wing is spreading its anti-immigrant hate.

Making the Zika threat worse

The explosion in Zika cases in South America speaks to the rotten core of a system that puts profit above human needs.

Haiti's struggle continues

Another fraudulent election by the U.S.-backed regime is being contested by a courageous outpouring of popular resistance.

Did Britain run both sides?

With allegations that British intelligence was complicit in IRA killings, what justification is there for a conflict in which 4,000 died?

Brazil in peril

The roots of the Zika virus outbreak lie in the priorities that brought the World Cup and Olympics to Brazil in quick succession.

Broad left parties and SYRIZA

A contribution to the discussion of the SYRIZA experience in Greece and the left's debate about a question of strategy today.

What happened to Rey?

The exclusion of the main character of the new Star Wars movie from merchandise aimed at kids wasn't an accident.

Super Bowl City and tent cities

The homeless in a tent city in San Francisco

The city that hosted the Super Bowl is in the midst of a stunning real estate boom—while the number of homeless jumps to new highs.

The Bay against the Bowl

A journalist and Oakland resident explains why many in the Bay Area are planning not Super Bowl parties, but Super Bowl protests.

Why are the Oscars lily-white?

The all-white nominations list for this year's Oscars is the starkest example, but it is symptomatic of Hollywood as a whole.

Five years ago, SW's Ahmed Shawki reported from Cairo on the Egyptian revolution in the making. His articles, collected in a featured series, are an amazing document of the ebb and flow of the revolt against Mubarak.

Trump y la clase obrera blanca

El autor de Los Demócratas: Una Historia Crítica, desenmaraña el mito mediático sobre el supuesto conservatismo de la clase obrera blanca.

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