National

  • A symbol that spread through the sports world

    Colin Kaepernick's act of protest by taking a knee during the national anthem set off an earthquake--and the reverberations are still being felt.

  • Charlotte erupts in protest after another killing

    Demonstrations and tear gas have filled the streets of North Carolina's largest city each night since the police murder of another Black man.

  • We blocked the bunker in Seattle

    Seattle activists won a victory when officials announced that they would postpone a plan to build a massive new police station.

  • The pipeline protesters are fighting for all of us

    Labor and activist groups around the country and globe are declaring their solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in Standing Rock.

  • Who failed the refugees of Calais?

    Refugees in a French camp face desperate overcrowding and scarcity because of official inaction in France and Britain.

  • Stereotypes and scapegoating after Chelsea

    Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

  • "Fee speech" isn't free speech

    DePaul University is trying to shut down a socialist student group by requiring it to pay for security guards to "protect" its meeting.

  • Tell the AFL-CIO to oppose the pipeline

    Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Bill De Blasio can keep a secret...for the cops

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to keep secret the disciplinary records of officers who commit acts of police brutality.

  • Another child killed by Ohio cops

    Police in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed a 13-year-old--and then proceeded to blame him and his family because he had a toy gun at the time.

  • What led to the LIU lockout?

    After 12 days locked out, faculty at Long Island University returned to work having fought off a concessionary contract proposal.

  • Stop the abuse of unfree labor

    Several hundred people gathered in Oakland to march in solidarity with the nationwide strike by prisoners demanding their rights.

  • How the era of endless wars began

    Fifteen years after 9/11, it's impossible to understand countless aspects of the world without knowing how and why the "war on terror" was launched.

  • Solidarity with Standing Rock

    The International Socialist Organization stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the resistance to a new pipeline project.

  • A union victory in Sakuma's fields

    Three years after the strikes that launched their union, workers at Sakuma Bros. farms north of Seattle have voted in the union.

  • Starving schools to feed the fat cats

    Every politician claims to be fighting for better schools--but every year, their budget cuts show how little they actually care about public education.

  • Today's lesson is solidarity

    The 2012 Chicago teachers' strike was like no other struggle in recent memory--and the documentary film Schoolidarity shows why.

  • Do Black lives matter to Big Brown?

    United Parcel Service has a long record of discrimination against Black workers, leading to lawsuits, pickets and protests.

  • Chicago turns out for Stein

    Some 450 people gathered in Chicago to hear Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein speak about her people's campaign.

  • On strike inside America's gulag

    Prisoners across the country are taking part in a national strike, withholding their work to protest terrible conditions, violence and forced labor.

  • Lockout University

    Professors and students are battling Long Island University's unprecedented attempt to lock out members of the faculty union.

  • What else is kept hidden in Rahm's Chicago?

    I had to go to court to demand that Chicago school officials turn over information about the dismissal of a popular principal.

  • The struggle to make Black education matter

    African American organizations are backing the fight against corporate education reform, and the results could be transformative.

  • Gary Johnson and the libertarian swindle

    A vote for the Libertarian Party presidential candidate isn't a protest against the system, but an endorsement of one of its more fanatical defenders.

  • Don't blame it on the Russians

    Are Moscow cyber-spies plotting to subvert American democracy--or have they done a service by revealing how undemocratic it is?