National

  • In defense of protesting racists

    A backlash is in full swing after the Vermont demonstration against Charles Murray, but those leading the charge forget that protest is free speech, too.

  • Charles Murray's ideas should be challenged

    It is a grave disservice to the Columbia University community to invite Charles Murray to speak in this uncontested format.

  • Tom Cat does Trump's dirty work

    A Queens bakery is facing protests after threatening immigrant workers with firing if they can't prove their legal status.

  • ICE's war on immigrant organizers in Vermont

    People in Vermont are protesting a series of raids targeting immigrants whose only "crime" has been to fight for the rights of dairy farm workers.

  • A poison pill we shouldn't swallow

    As Republicans push forward with Trump's disastrous health care plan, the left needs to stand up for a vision of health care for all.

  • The human face of the drug war

    When people hear the real-life stories of prisoners victimized by the "war on drugs," public opinion begins to change.

  • Capitalism brought us here

    Most immigrants came to the U.S. because they have no choice--and they will fight to defend the lives they worked so hard to build.

  • Politicking without politics

    The Democrats are trying to damage Trump by pointing out his hypocrisy rather than articulating any ideas of their own.

  • Yes, they can find a way to respect nurses

    At the University of Missouri Hospital, there's money for ad campaigns, but nothing for the people who do the work.

  • Don't spill Texas seed

    Texas lawmakers who propose legislation that restricts women's right to abortion could see their right to masturbate taken away.

  • Trump prescribes poison for a failing system

    The GOP drive to repeal Obamacare and replace it with their scheme would push the health care system out of the frying pan and into the fire.

  • Victory 2.0 against Trump's Muslim ban?

    A revised Muslim travel ban was blocked hours before it was meant to take effect, but we need to remain mobilized to be sure it stays that way.

  • Running the EPA...into the ground

    Trump's appointment of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA is another step in the energy giant's scorched-earth war on a warming planet.

  • Meeting the needs of students with disabilities

    Under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, already under-resourced programs for children with disabilities will face more cuts.

  • Water protectors take the fight to Trump's door

    Thousands gathered for the Native Nations Rise events in Washington, D.C., focusing attention on the ongoing struggles for Indigenous rights.

  • Fear and ignorance defeat a mosque

    A proposal to build a mosque in Bayonne, New Jersey, was blocked by an Islamophobic campaign that made headlines.

  • Rauner versus the people

    State workers in Illinois voted to authorize a strike in the face of harsh austerity measures pushed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

  • Is there a pro-Putin clique in the White House?

    The continuing controversy over the Putin-Trump relationship points towards a deeper debate over the decline of U.S. imperial power.

  • Zionists and anti-Semites unite?

    Trump's election was followed by a wave of anti-Semitic attacks. So why the warm regard for him among pro-Israel figures?

  • New York is still a tale of two cities

    The hopes of many that Bill de Blasio would dramatically shift the level of inequality in New York City have been totally dashed.

  • American horror stories

    Trump's outbursts about being wiretapped and the like are shocking and stupid, but they're in keeping with the right wing's message for years.

  • What happened at the Middlebury protest?

    The disruption of a lecture by right-winger Charles Murray at Middlebury College has led to a firestorm of criticism and debate.

  • Trump's threat to transgender youth

    Trump's reversal of the right of transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their identity will have a deadly impact.

  • Building a feminism for the 99 percent

    People around the U.S. marked International Women's Day with events designed to put working women's struggles at the forefront.

  • Our hope is in ourselves

    On this International Women's Day, and on every other day, we must remember that none of us are free until we all are free.