National

  • How do we push sexism back to the fringe?

    The face of sexual assault and contempt for women is also the face of the next president, but the anti-sexist majority can send Trump a message.

  • Multiracial solidarity grows in Brooklyn

    The newly initiated Bay Ridge for Social Justice group mobilized a dynamic and family-friendly march on MLK Day.

  • Looking for villains everywhere but the mirror

    The revelations from hacked DNC e-mails didn't lose the election for the Democrats. Their neoliberal, pro-corporate, anti-worker policies did.

  • How we made Montana Nazis back down

    Neo-Nazis canceled a planned armed march on Martin Luther King Day in Montana, after antiracists made their opposition clear.

  • UC Davis takes on alt-right hate

    Student protesters at the University of California-Davis shut down a reactionary speaking event led by Milo Yiannopoulos.

  • The resistance after Inauguration Day

    Our side is the majority, and we have the power to stop Trump's agenda, but it will require that we get organized and fight back.

  • Rahm's false cures for an epidemic of violence

    The solution to Chicago's gun violence tragedy isn't more policing or tougher laws, but reversing neoliberal policies and confronting racism.

  • Tell Obama: He has to free Leonard Peltier

    The final push is on to get Barack Obama to free Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier after 40 years ago of unjust incarceration.

  • A racist in charge of our rights?

    Donald Trump calls his attorney general choice Jeff Sessions a "world-class legal mind," but world-class racist is more like it.

  • Why was BDS beaten at the MLA conference?

    Opponents of Israeli apartheid were defeated in voting on resolutions by the Modern Language Association's Delegate Assembly.

  • When I caught a glimpse of a better world

    "Working" to provide meals to the water protectors at Standing Rock protest camps didn't feel like work at all, and here's why.

  • When celebrities take on Trump

    Meryl Streep challenged Donald Trump at the Golden Globes and sparked a debate about celebrities speaking against injustice.

  • Who's left out of Cuomo's tuition-free plan?

    Plans for a scholarship to make public higher education free for some students doesn’t go far enough to provide what we deserve.

  • How postal workers removed the Staples

    The victory against U.S. Postal Service outsourcing to Staples is an important step forward in the struggle against privatization.

  • Not begging their pardon

    The family of boxer Jack Johnson should refuse the cynical attempts by right-wingers to pardon him for what was never a crime.

  • When George Wallace came to town

    Looking at the racist presidential campaigns of Alabama Gov. George Wallace can help us make sense of Trump's appeal today.

  • We had to organize to keep the clinics open

    Ronald Reagan's presidency in the 1980s emboldened the Religious Right, but a determined movement stood up to the attack on abortion rights.

  • The general sense of fear under Trump

    Donald Trump's list of cabinet appointments is chock-full of CEOs, billionaires and generals--lots and lots of generals.

  • The causes of an assault in Chicago

    The right wing is exploiting an attack on a mentally disabled man in Chicago to advance a campaign of racist hate and repression.

  • The Obama years of squandered hopes

    Barack Obama won the White House on a promise to reorder how Washington does business--but his record proves that he had different priorities.

  • Where Trump and tech see eye to eye

    The president-elect's closed-door meeting with Democratic-supporting tech executives surprised some people, but it shouldn't have.

  • Who gets the bird: the hunter or the dog?

    Today's labor radicals can learn from the socialists who helped organize the CIO and mobilize the militant upsurge of the 1930s.

  • The new anti-choice onslaught under Trump

    An anti-abortion law enacted in Ohio will be the sign of things to come under Donald Trump--unless we build the fight to defend our rights.

  • We still stand with Standing Rock

    We thank all those who have supported the water protectors. Now, we must keep up pressure on until the Black Snake is dead.

  • The Trumponomics con game

    Donald Trump's promises to heat up the U.S. economy in order to boost job creation is a cover for another massive handout to the wealthiest.