Unionists march for green jobs and the planet at a G20 summit

Jobs and the planet: Does it have to be either/or?

Organized labor's traditional attitude has been: If the environment gains, then workers must be losing. But it doesn't have to be a zero-sum game.

Trans women are women

If trans and intersex women can't find "safe space" in the women's rights or queer communities, where can they go?

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Killed by the injustice system

Three years ago, the state of Georgia murdered an innocent man in cold blood--but Troy Anthony Davis will never be forgotten.

People's Climate March and Climate Convergence | New York City | September 19-21

What's at stake in Scotland?

Two articles from the rs21 website consider the factors at play in today's referendum on independence for Scotland.

The lies they told about safety

If GM is ever made to pay for its deadly negligence, the government agency in charge of regulating it should pay, too.

A breakthrough moment?

Israel's war on Gaza created the potential to turn the cause of Palestine into a mass movement--if we can seize the moment.

Protests, profits and Ebola

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues to run rampant because of the failure of the West to provide needed aid.


Another broken promise

Obama abandoned executive action on immigration after moderate Democrats kicked up a fuss ahead of midterm elections.

The "war on terror" on repeat

Fox News drums up fear of ISIS inside the U.S.

If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

The disaster they caused

Barack Obama is leading the charge for a new war drive--but turning up the U.S. war machine will only add to the suffering and violence.

The Yes side's secret weapon

English political leaders are alternating between begging and open threats in urging Scotland not to vote for independence.

Mexico's energy "reform" con

Mexico's ruling class won an important point on their neoliberal agenda with the Senate's passage of energy privatization.

Teachers strike looms in Ohio

With their threat to strike, teachers in the Reynoldsburg, Ohio, are taking a stand against corporate school "reform."

Causing trouble for Cuomo

An unexpectedly strong Democratic primary challenge showed the brewing discontent with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Holding the police accountable

One of the Chicago Police Department's top commanders is facing felony charges and could soon be sitting in a jail cell.

A strike lit the way at Juno

Workers at the Juno Lighting Group manufacturing facility outside Chicago ended a five-day strike with a victory.

UIUC should right its wrong

Students demand the reinstatement of Steven Salaita and an end to UIUC's violations of free speech (Eric Ruder)

Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

Boston drivers won't give in

Dozens of drivers have lost their jobs and a union activist has been arrested in the drive to break Boston's bus drivers' union.

I: Developing a new practice

In the wake of the 1917 Russian Revolution, socialists initiated anti-racist activism aimed at fighting for Black equality.

II: Prioritizing the struggle

The Workers Party of the 1920s made fighting racism a priority by challenging the Klan and calling for racial equality in unions.

III: Anti-racist internationalism

Socialists in early 20th century America linked revolution at home with successful uprisings by workers in colonized nations.

Shore leave for capital

A new book by John Urry called Offshoring presents a concise history of a quarter-century of globalization.

UPS tries to "shape change"

UPS had to respond to the tumult and discontent of the 1960s, but Big Brown did its best to "shape change" in its interests.

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Una lucha en todo lugar

Tras la rebelión en Ferguson, Missouri, millones de personas por todo el país nunca verán el racismo y la violencia policial de la misma manera.

Justice delayed in Ferguson?

If public officials in St. Louis County get their way, justice for Mike Brown will be a very long time in coming--if it comes at all.

The UN's dismal failure

The People's Climate March this week will confront the latest in a series of UN summits that have accomplished nothing.

Reparations, not incarceration

Two Green Party candidates in New York state are calling for radical changes in the failed policies of the U.S. "war on drugs."

Innocent and on death row

Two North Carolina men have been proven innocent and freed after 30 years in prison, and their case is adding to calls to abolish the death penalty.

Five lessons from the heartland

Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

Telling the NFL: "No more"

It took CBS sports anchor James Brown to finally explain why the NFL better start taking domestic violence seriously.

We need system change

Participants in the Powershift conference march in Pittsburgh in 2013 (Shadia Fayne Wood | Project Survival Media)

With the People's Climate March coming up this week, a leading voice in the environmental justice movement looks at the challenges we face.

The challenges left unmet

Youth won't be prepared for the future with the wrong educational theory and dysfunctional economics they're being fed.

Will the clinics stay open?

The notorious Texas anti-abortion law is facing a legal challenge--but a lot of damage has already been done to abortion rights.

Our struggle won't be silenced

The battle for academic freedom and Palestine solidarity is coming to a head with a critical moment for fired UIUC professor Steven Salaita.

Janay Rice re-victimized

Among the questions asked after the release of a video showing Ray Rice committing assault, one was glaringly missing.

Kick the frackers out

The New York governor's race is providing an opportunity to campaign against the disastrous practice of fracking.

Michfest is dying from bigotry

A bigoted policy excluding transgender women threatens the future of the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival.

Who is killing the planet?

The stereotype is that we're all responsible for climate change, but this lets the real culprits--corporations and the wealthy elite--off the hook.

"Civility" versus solidarity

Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

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