National

  • Speaking truth in a world that silences women

    Critics say that #MeToo does nothing to stop sexual abuse by itself, but speaking out is critical in a world where sexism isn't taken seriously.

  • What will advance our struggle in Columbus?

    Five candidates of Yes We Can Columbus are running for local office in next week's election. What will they be able to achieve?

  • Texans show the power of Black labor

    Houston Texans players showed owner Bob McNair his worst nightmare when they took a knee to protest his racist comments.

  • In defense of Queens fathers

    After a spate of deportations of Bangladeshi fathers, New York activists are mobilizing to prevent another family from being torn apart.

  • An unnatural disaster hits Puerto Rico's schools

    Two SW contributors write from Puerto Rico about the devastation of schools by the hurricane--and the danger of privatization that still threatens them.

  • Two Tennessee towns turn back the far right

    Anti-racist activists overwhelmed the white nationalists' plans for rallying in Tennessee, even compelling them to cancel one event.

  • The Ramapough won't be silenced

    The Ramapough Lenape are continuing their struggle against a pipeline in New Jersey that threatens clean water and their land.

  • Taking a knee to stand with the struggle

    We asked SW contributors for their thoughts on the powerful protests against racism that have spread from the NFL to other sports and beyond.

  • Who controls Jane Doe's body?

    Government officials engaged in a grotesque attempt to thwart a young undocumented woman’s decision to have an abortion.

  • Putting the bigots in their place

    Pro-choice supporters organized a clinic defense in Poughkeepsie, New York--and turned the tables on the anti-abortion bigots.

  • Seeking sanctuary in Columbus

    ICE wanted to deport a 40-year-old mother of three--but Edith Espinal decided she won't go and sought refuge in a Columbus church.

  • Turning back Turning Point USA

    Students and community members in Champaign-Urbana came out to protest the leader of the right-wing Turning Point USA.

  • We are defending our clinics

    Abortion rights activists in New York City and Chicago mobilized to defend women's clinics against the antis' "40 Days for Life."

  • Will Trump's sabotage wreck your health care?

    Trump's executive orders are a further threat to access to health care--but the bipartisan "compromise" to prop up Obamacare won't end the crisis.

  • Pushing back the charters in Durham

    Parents and teachers came together in Durham, North Carolina, to prevent two schools from being turned into charters.

  • What fueled the inferno?

    The fires that ripped through California were magnified by man-made factors like climate change--and they will happen again unless action is taken.

  • The free speech of fools

    University of Florida officials decided that because of free speech, they had to take $10,000 from a Nazi--and then spend $500,000 to protect him.

  • The silence is broken

    Revelations of widespread sexual assault in Hollywood have prompted millions of women to share their own stories--and to demand change.

  • How Milk with Dignity got a historic agreement

    Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream signed a deal with immigrant workers that will improve conditions at Vermont's dairy farms.

  • PSU stands up to the anti-choice bigots

    Students, faculty and staff stood together against a grotesque exhibit that compared abortions to the Holocaust and lynchings.

  • Player protests are not a spectator sport

    If NFL players are able to keep up the fight, it will be because we're doing the work of building anti-racist movements in the streets.

  • OSU has to be ready to confront Spencer

    The whole Ohio State University community and city of Columbus have to respond if Richard Spencer is given a venue to speak.

  • Standing with a Purdue professor

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is calling for support for a well-known solidarity activist.

  • U of Chicago graduate workers get a union vote

    After many years of organizing, graduate employees at the University of Chicago finally have a chance to vote for a union.

  • Trump's new version of the same old racist ban

    The Trump administration is back with a new Muslim travel ban--and like the first two, this third version is rooted in bigotry and xenophobia.