• Seattle stands with Maru

    After spending years fighting for immigrant rights, Maru Mora-Villalpando is fighting to stop a new threat: her own deportation.

  • Trump's sick answer to opioids: cops and jails

    Trump's latest plan to combat the opioid epidemic includes the death penalty and more police--a further cruel twist to the government's non-response.

  • Students walk out of school to say #Enough

    The school walkouts on March 14 honored the victims of gun violence and cast a light on the issues facing those who say: #Enough.

  • Puerto Rico teachers will strike for their schools

    A one-day walkout by educators in Puerto Rico this Monday is a cry of protest against legislation that will devastate public schools.

  • Trump declares war on California's sanctuaries

    Recent raids in Northern California signal an escalation of the administration's attack on state and local sanctuary policies--but they are spurring protest.

  • Democracy 1, War Machine 0

    Given a rare say about whether to locally base the Pentagon's notorious F-35 fighter, voters in Burlington, Vermont, said no.

  • What the teachers are teaching us

    Understanding how West Virginia teachers won their strike will help labor activists looking to the challenges ahead for unions.

  • An infrastructure plan to build profits

    Trump's infrastructure plan won't repair our crumbling bridges nearly as effectively as it creates profits for investors.

  • How the spark became a flame in W. Virginia

    A teacher from West Virginia's Mingo County explains how their victorious strike came together and what lessons they will carry from it going forward.

  • We're driven by a sense of inequity

    A leader of the Oklahoma teachers' strike movement explains how the West Virginia teachers inspired his co-workers.

  • Delta's anti-union propaganda campaign

    Delta Air Lines management has launched a new anti-union website to intimidate workers who are interested in unionizing.

  • Will Jersey City teachers be next to strike?

    Teachers' salaries in New Jersey are higher than West Virginia, but educators face the same attacks on their health care and dignity.

  • How we can take anti-racism into LA schools

    A "Making Black Lives Matter in Schools" event in Los Angeles focused on opposition to the district's policy of "random searches."

  • What Russiagate tells us about a corrupt system

    Robert Mueller's investigation may or may not have found a smoking gun, but it's definitely exposing the sleazeballs of the Trump administration.

  • Is fair share fair?

    One issue at stake in the Janus v. AFSCME court case is "fair share"--a concept that needs clarifying after the right's propaganda.

  • A #MeToo moment at UW-Madison

    A struggle to hold a serial rapist accountable at the University of Wisconsin has finally ended with guilty pleas from the assailant.

  • Militarizing our schools won't keep kids safe

    Two educators lend their voices to the outcry against gun violence and the NRA--and point out the resources we actually need for safe schools.

  • The political economy of "gun culture"

    To understand why there are so many guns in the U.S., look at the industry that makes them--in coordination with the government.

  • Junk-news junkies

    A new report issued by Oxford University details exactly how the hard-line right wing funds and organizes its own "fake news."

  • How do socialists take on gun fundamentalism?

    The emergence of student anti-NRA protest as a vibrant new wing of the anti-Trump resistance requires us to reckon with modern gun politics.

  • Why is the FDA banning Kratom?

    The danger today is not the herb Kratom, but a social system that criminalizes drug abuse and people's only means to cope.

  • Why did Loyola police assault two activists?

    Students at Loyola University in Chicago are protesting the racial profiling and assault of two students of color by campus police after a demonstration.

  • Anti-racism and the uprising against guns

    Black Lives Matter activists have a role to play in expanding the discussion about gun violence and its tremendous range of victims.

  • Militarism at the heart of a violent culture

    Those who want change after Parkland need to connect the issue of mass murder at home to state-sanctioned mass murder abroad.

  • Starving Connecticut's schools

    Connecticut lawmakers are prepared to gut the budget for public schools, but refuse to even consider taxing the rich.