Activist News

  • Will CUNY voices against apartheid be heard?

    CUNY's student government stopped a vote on divestment from Israeli apartheid after receiving a barrage of "anonymous" e-mails.

  • Asheville stands up to ICE

    Hundreds of Asheville residents gathered in solidarity with their immigrant neighbors after a series of ICE raids detained dozens.

  • Debating gun violence in Madison

    A discussion about guns at the University of Wisconsin was notable for what Republican and Democratic speakers failed to mention.

  • Protesting an anti-choicer at the UN

    NYC for Abortion Rights members protested an anti-abortion official of the Trump administration when he spoke at the UN.

  • Syracuse rallies around the undocumented

    Activists in Syracuse, New York, are mobilizing to concretely defend immigrants from the escalating threat of deportation.

  • Marching for feminism for the 99 percent

    Activists marked International Women's Day around the U.S. with rallies connecting women's liberation to other struggles.

  • Standing in solidarity at Loyola

    After a racist assault by campus police, hundreds of Loyola students are organizing to demand real change from administrators.

  • Students protest meal-plan profiteering

    Students at the University of Wisconsin in Madison protested the university putting profits first with an unfair meal plan.

  • UW students challenge Patriot Prayer in Seattle

    The far right turned out for a rally at the University of Washington, but they were met by antiracists who stood up to their hate.

  • Our dreams can't wait for Congress

    Hundreds of people rallied in the Bronx to tell Congress to pass a "clean" DREAM Act and stop the deportations.

  • Rebuilding our fight for choice

    A small but spirited protest of an anti-choice march showed the potential for rebuilding the fight for abortion rights in the Bay Area.

  • Wisconsin fights for a DREAM

    At rallies in January, hundreds of activists turned out to the Wisconsin Capitol to defend immigrant rights and the DREAM Act.

  • Marching for our right to decide

    Hundreds turned out to defend reproductive freedom, in a counterprotest against anti-choice forces in Chicago.

  • Upping the pressure on a Maine "moderate"

    Mainers are keeping the pressure on Sen. Susan Collins to change her vote on the tax bill currently being reconciled in Congress.

  • Don't throttle net neutrality

    Activists rallied against government and corporate plans to kill net neutrality during a day of action held in cities across the U.S.

  • Tax the rich, not the sick

    The Republican tax-cut heist isn't going unopposed, as protests spread from the nation's capital to cities around the country.

  • Keep your fracking sand out of our port

    Climate justice activists have constructed an encampment at the Port of Olympia in an effort to help halt toxic fracking practices.

  • A people's book fair

    For the fourth year, activists are planning to make the Howard Zinn Book Fair an event where the left can educate and organize.

  • Sending a message to a racist at DePaul

    Dozens of people turned out in the rain to protest an event with racist pseudo-scientist Charles Murray at DePaul University.

  • Their "freedom" to attack our unions

    Hundreds of union members and activists protested a meeting of the right-wing, anti-union Evergreen Freedom Foundation.

  • When a jail sentence becomes a death sentence

    Protesters in Binghamton, New York, gathered at the county jail to call for an end to brutal conditions and mass incarceration.

  • Time for ICE to show us its papers

    Immigrant justice organizations turned out at field offices across the country to demand details about planned raids and enforcement.

  • The D.C. rally that overshadowed the far right

    The main event on D.C.'s National Mall last weekend was a rally of music fans who have been falsely classified as a "hybrid gang."

  • Countering anti-Muslim hate around the U.S.

    "Anti-Sharia law" protests in over 20 cities were met with counterprotests that vastly outnumbered the bigots in many places.

  • Pride and justice stand together

    Some 2,000 people gathered in Seattle to support LGBTQ pride and equality as part of a national call to put solidarity on display.