National

  • The obstruction-of-justice system in Ferguson

    If public officials in St. Louis County get their way, justice for Mike Brown will be a very long time in coming--if it comes at all.

  • Teachers strike looms in Ohio

    With their threat to strike, teachers in the Reynoldsburg, Ohio, are taking a stand against corporate school "reform."

  • Reparations, not incarceration

    Two Green Party candidates in New York state are calling for radical changes in the failed policies of the U.S. "war on drugs."

  • How many more innocent men on death row?

    Two North Carolina men have been proven innocent and freed after 30 years in prison, and their case is adding to calls to abolish the death penalty.

  • Five lessons from the heartland

    Here are some practical and political lessons to be drawn from the movement to get Steven Salaita reinstated in his job.

  • Causing trouble for Cuomo

    An unexpectedly strong Democratic primary challenge showed the brewing discontent with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

  • We need system change to stop climate change

    With the People's Climate March coming up this week, a leading voice in the environmental justice movement looks at the challenges we face.

  • Only protest will hold the police accountable

    One of the Chicago Police Department's top commanders is facing felony charges and could soon be sitting in a jail cell.

  • Will the clinics stay open in Texas?

    The notorious Texas anti-abortion law is facing a legal challenge--but a lot of damage has already been done to abortion rights.

  • Intimidation won't stop the fight for Palestine

    The battle for academic freedom and Palestine solidarity is coming to a head with a critical moment for fired UIUC professor Steven Salaita.

  • Another broken promise on immigration

    Obama abandoned executive action on immigration after moderate Democrats kicked up a fuss ahead of midterm elections.

  • The "war on terror" on repeat

    If the threat of al-Qaeda served to animate the "war on terror" in 2001, today, the Islamic State is the justification for war.

  • UIUC should right its wrong

    Steven Salaita spoke publicly for the first time since his university fired him for his "uncivil" tweets criticizing Israel's war crimes.

  • Kick the frackers out

    The New York governor's race is providing an opportunity to campaign against the disastrous practice of fracking.

  • "Civility" versus solidarity

    Supporters of Israel are calling for "civility" on campus--as a way to police of any discourse or activism critical of Zionism.

  • Pressure builds on UIUC to reinstate Salaita

    University of Illinois officials are scrambling to justify the firing of Steven Salaita as an international solidarity campaign finds wider support.

  • Ugly threats against Palestine solidarity activist

    The president of the Ohio University Student Senate is facing harassment, including death threats, from supporters of Israel.

  • A different kind of Labor Day

    Mothers and birth workers gathered in Seattle to call attention to the conditions under which women labor and give birth.

  • Hands up, don't ship

    Minneapolis UPS workers showed their solidarity with Mike Brown by protesting a company that makes targets for police.

  • Where Zionism meets neoliberalism

    The illegal occupation of Palestine has helped savvy university presidents and trustees earn handsome dividends.

  • Bringing the Palestine struggle to Queens

    Opponents of Israel's war on Palestine are beginning to organize locally in the boroughs to make their voices heard.

  • Who ignores the real crimes?

    Those who complain that African Americans won't confront "Black-on-Black" violence don't care about its victims or actual causes.

  • A message from the West Side

    A victim of Chicago police torture writes after an angry protest following the killing of another African American youth.

  • The UIUC campus speaks up for Salaita

    The international effort to defend Steven Salaita was bolstered by the eruption of a strong support campaign at UIUC.

  • Getting justice into the pipeline

    The People's Climate March is set to be a center for activists from around the world to raise their voices against climate change.