National

  • The ugly secrets that Flint revealed

    The resistance in Flint has exposed the crimes of state and federal officials--and the existence of a broader public health crisis.

  • The kernel of the Sanders campaign

    U.S. politics in the future will be shaped by how many Bernie Sanders supporters become independent fighters for socialism.

  • Can Sanders conquer the Democratic Party?

    Bernie Sanders is surging in the race to become the Democratic presidential nominee. But winning over the Democratic Party is a bigger challenge.

  • An open letter to Gloria Steinem

    Young women might have better reasons to shun Hillary Clinton and support Sanders than a desire to impress "Bernie bros."

  • UW BlackOut wants racism addressed

    Anti-racist activists turned out for the Board of Regents meeting for the University of Wisconsin to get diversity on the agenda.

  • Clinton's corporate feminism falls flat

    Hillary Clinton and her friends in high places are out in force and claiming that people who support her opponent don't care about women's rights.

  • A false debate on homelessness in New York

    Homelessness is inevitable in a system built on making some people fantastically wealthy and others desperately poor.

  • Columbia activists are united behind BDS

    Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace chapters at Columbia University have launching a new campaign.

  • Scaremongering for the health care status quo

    The Clinton campaign is trying to smear Bernie Sanders for endorsing single-payer health care--and defending the disastrous Obamacare system.

  • Rahm declares war on Chicago teachers

    The city's threat to lay off 1,000 teachers and cut the pay of Chicago Teachers Union members is at the heart of a new battle over public schools.

  • Trying to exploit rural anger

    A leader of the Rural Organizing Project in Oregon analyzes the politics of the occupiers who took over the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.

  • What caused the wildcat on the docks?

    A short-lived work stoppage by East Coast longshore workers raises questions about the power of a little-known commission.

  • More than just the hate crimes

    We need to look beyond individual acts of Islamophobia to the racist and militaristic structures in American society.

  • Iowa's radical message

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders may have ended up in a tie, but the winner of the first Democratic primary was the socialist from Vermont.

  • We'll hold Snyder accountable

    Hundreds turned out to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State speech to make sure he doesn't get away with poisoning Flint.

  • On the chopping block in Illinois

    Illinois' Republican governor is demanding massive budget cuts for public colleges that will cost jobs and devastate communities.

  • Marching against their "March for Lies"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in Chicago's bitter cold to counterprotest the anti-choice "March for Life."

  • Slanderers caught in their own trap

    The indictment of two anti-choice fanatics in Texas is welcome, but the right's attack on Planned Parenthood has already taken a toll.

  • They poisoned a city and insulted the victims

    Flint's lead-poisoning crisis is finally getting national attention. But will the austerity fanatics and unaccountable bureaucrats be held responsible?

  • He thought his victims wouldn't speak out

    The conviction of an Oklahoma City cop who committed serial rape is exposing routine abuse committed against Black women.

  • What's on the road ahead for BLM in the Bay?

    Protests and actions in the Bay Area during Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend have raised important discussions for the struggle.

  • The Clintons' shameful hypocrisy on racism

    Hillary Clinton is trying to downplay Bernie Sanders' surge in the polls by highlighting her support among Blacks--support she doesn't deserve in the least.

  • Police killer indicted in Georgia

    Activists celebrated a grand jury decision to indict an Atlanta-area police officer for killing an unarmed, mentally ill man.

  • Celebrating King's legacy of solidarity

    An event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King's legacy drew 1,000 people and discussions of solidarity in in Rockland County.

  • Time to end the compromises on abortion

    The fact that the right wing steals the spotlight on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade speaks volumes about their strategy--and the weakness of our side.