National

  • What did people want at the People's Summit?

    Organizers of the three-day conference had an agenda of mobilizing for the Democrats, but many of the attendees had other ideas.

  • Graduating, undocumented and unafraid

    Two high school valedictorians in Texas stepped out of the shadows on Graduation Day to demand justice for immigrants.

  • Who they call a terrorist and who they don't

    Investigators admit that Omar Mateen was driven by many factors, but that didn't stop political leaders from labeling him an "Islamic terrorist."

  • The shame of San Francisco

    The list of people killed by the San Francisco police continues to grow, and reform from the top isn't solving the problem.

  • Taking on Trump in Greensboro

    Two days after his vile response to the Orlando massacre, Trump was confronted by hundreds of protesters in North Carolina.

  • What the Trump happened to the Republicans?

    Trump relishes his outsider image, but he won the GOP nomination because he holds positions with majority support among the party base.

  • Police crimes too big to hide

    The Oakland Police Department has gone through three chiefs in the last two weeks because of the cops' sickening abuses.

  • Hearing from South Africa's left challenge

    A militant union leader traveled to New York City to discuss the challenges ahead for the workers' movement in South Africa.

  • The Orlando massacre can't be reduced to guns

    It's no surprise that the "warriors on terror" want to exploit Orlando--but the focus on gun control likewise misses the real causes of violence.

  • How the "bathroom bills" feed bigotry

    Politicians say they want to stop the hate behind the Orlando's killings--but then they feed bigotry with so-called "bathroom bills."

  • A double victory at Evergreen

    Students at Evergreen State College backed resolutions in solidarity with the Palestinian people and with migrant farmworkers.

  • They want to use Orlando for the "war on terror"

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wasted no time in attempting to exploit the Orlando massacre to serve their personal political agendas.

  • The education deform empire strikes back

    New federal regulations signal that the Obama administration is still trying to ram through its agenda of high-stakes testing.

  • Where are we on the road?

    The struggle for LGBTQ equality has come a long way, but the Orlando murders show us we still have a ways to go.

  • The police don't need bunkers

    Opponents of a planned $160 million police station in Seattle gathered to speak out against the warped priorities of city officials.

  • A rape survivor's voice made the world listen

    The victim-blaming of a survivor of sexual assault at Stanford University was appalling, but her courageous words inspired an outpouring of support.

  • Standing up to Cuomo's attack on BDS

    Hundreds of Palestine supporters rallied against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's threat to blacklist those who boycott Israel.

  • Orlando and the message of Muhammad Ali

    I can think of no better response to the cavalcade of hate since the mass murder in Orlando than the message of Ali 's funeral.

  • Don't turn homophobia into Islamophobia

    The response to the mass murder in Orlando was overwhelming--solidarity with the victims, but also a plea: Don't turn tragedy into hate.

  • Heckling Governor Frackenlooper

    Protesters disrupted an appearance by the Colorado governor to highlight his cozy relationship with the fracking industry.

  • Cuomo’s modern-day witch hunt

    New York's Democratic governor is reviving McCarthyism in his assault on supporters of the BDS campaign against Israel.

  • Their phony "Ferguson effect"

    Louisiana lawmakers have passed a "Blue Lives Matter" law, but it's not the police who need protecting from the public.

  • Moving on to her "I'm not Trump" campaign

    After locking up the Democratic presidential nomination, the Hillary Clinton campaign is going into overdrive to send its "lesser evil" message.

  • Explaining the rise of Donald Trump

    Trump is legitimizing reactionary ideas, but he is a creature of the political system and won't be stopped by voting for the lesser evil.

  • Don’t let UW drop our TAs

    Students and workers rallied against the University of Washington's plan to cut teaching assistant positions.