• The looting class and its hoarded gold

    Corporate America's profits keep reaching new records--yet we're told all the time that there's no money for living wages or quality public schools.

  • The NYPD is in the dark ages

    A spat between the New York police chief and an independent investigator reveals what we've won--and how far we have to go.

  • The violence of empire

    The day after Barack Obama demanded action on gun violence following another mass shooting, the U.S. military bombed a hospital in Afghanistan.

  • Is Airbnb looting rental units?

    Vacation rental websites are exacerbating the housing crisis in San Francisco, sending rents for residents through the roof.

  • Keep the guns away from campus cops

    Activists disrupted a speech by Portland State University's president to protest plans to militarize campus police.

  • Chrysler workers say "no way" for all of us

    UAW members showed with their "no" votes that they are tired of concessions now that the Big Three are back in the black.

  • Will a killer cop go free in Texas?

    Legal maneuvers by lawyers for the Austin police detective who killed Larry Jackson Jr. highlight challenges for the BLM movement.

  • The drilling and fracking president

    Obama's Alaska trip was supposed to focus attention on climate change--yet days before, he approved deepwater drilling in the Arctic.

  • What abortion rights meant to me

    On the same day that the House passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, I found out that I needed an abortion.

  • The Nader challenge and what it means today

    Ralph Nader's defiant campaigns for president proved that it was possible to convince millions to vote for a left-wing, third-party candidate.

  • Passed by traffic on the right

    The internal GOP battle that led to John Boehner resigning sums up the dynamic of an ever-more conservative political system.

  • The smirking face of Big Pharma

    Martin Shkreli's profiteering scheme with a life-saving drug has turned attention again to the vileness of the health care industry.

  • A refugee crisis for Fortress America

    Europe isn't the only place where the governments of wealthy countries have cruelly denied entrance to migrants fleeting violence and poverty.

  • Threatened by the anti-abortion extortionists

    The right stooped to a new low when House Republicans threatened a federal shutdown over funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • The open sore of America's political sickness

    Only in the warped world of U.S. politics could a real-estate billionaire pretend to represent working people against the Washington status quo.

  • Mizzou grad workers need fair pay

    The opulent salaries of Mizzou administrators are matched only by their disregard for the grad workers that make the school function.

  • The meaning of the Seattle teachers strike

    A leading union and education justice activist considers the successes and shortcomings of the five-day educators strike in Seattle.

  • Andrew Cuomo sees the light

    What's behind the spectacular conversion of New York's governor into a supporter of a $15-an-hour minimum wage?

  • A vote to invest in violence and misery

    After a challenge from the movement to divest from Israel, the Minnesota pension board voted to disregard human rights.

  • The fight for Dyett will go on

    Education justice activists in Chicago have called an end to their hunger strike, but they are vowing to continue the fight.

  • Building a clock while Muslim

    A 14-year-old boy who wanted to show his teacher an engineering project has become the latest symbol of Islamophobia.

  • Using a "crime wave" to cover up their crimes

    The New York Times sounded the alarm about a "startling rise in murders"--and by sheer coincidence, it shifted the spotlight off the killer cops.

  • East Harlem needs housing

    The homeless and their advocates held a protest against police abuse and New York City's lack of affordable housing.

  • A legal victory against charter schools

    A leading education advocate explains the significance of a Washington state ruling against charter schools getting public funds.

  • On strike for student health

    Two school nurses on strike at Seattle Public Schools talk about the district's systematic disregard for student health care.