National

  • The Moore-holy-than-thou hypocrites

    Apparently, the Religious Right won't let anything, even sexual assault allegations, get in the way of their crusade for "morality."

  • We need justice for Jason Pero

    The murder of a 14-year-old Obijwe boy in northern Wisconsin is part of a long history of police violence against Native Americans.

  • OSU graduate students protest GOP attack

    Graduate students at Ohio State University are protesting the House Republican tax plan that would harm graduate education.

  • When reaction grows out of the barrel of a gun

    The NRA is a reactionary menace that the left needs to struggle against--but that doesn't mean we embrace the political framework of gun control.

  • The problems with Spacey's "apology"

    When Kevin Spacey linked the allegations of sexual abuse against him to being gay, he tapped into dangerous stereotypes.

  • The sexist reality we know far too well

    As women in Hollywood bravely speak out against sexual harassment and abuse, Latina farmworkers are standing with them.

  • This has nothing to do with justice

    A court case against the Ramapough Lenape that would bar members from the right to assemble on their land is coming to a head.

  • The roots of another American horror story

    The responses of political leaders to Devin Kelley's massacre were familiar--and left the real causes of violence unexamined.

  • The power of #MeToo

    The confidence that women feel because of #MeToo to speak out against sexual abuse and assault can only strengthen the struggle against all injustice.

  • How you can respond to the right wing's attacks

    Numerous academics have been smeared, harassed and threatened by conservatives. Here's how to turn the tables on the right.

  • New York's slimiest

    Two NYPD officers are facing charges of raping a handcuffed young woman, who has boldly defied their attempts to shame her.

  • One year after hell froze over

    One year after the nightmare of Election Night, it's easy to still feel shock at how a moral monstrosity came to occupy the world's most powerful office.

  • Silencing protest in the name of free speech

    A new policy at the University of Wisconsin calls for suspending and even expelling students who protest right-wing speakers.

  • A camp-in for the homeless

    Seattle activists took part in protests to call for real solutions for what the city admits is a "homelessness state of emergency."

  • Will Mueller get the goods to take out Trump?

    It would be nice to see Trump and Co. held accountable for some of their crimes--but waiting for the establishment to do the job is a recipe for failure.

  • Twisting the case for free speech on campus

    At Brooklyn College, David Horowitz's campaign against the left has led to protest, but also further smears against progressives.

  • Working-class New York deserves better

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been careful to craft his image as a progressive--but he's done nothing to earn it.

  • Don't let Trump add to this horror

    Trump and his right-wing allies made it clear immediately that they would exploit the terrible attack in New York City to further a reactionary agenda.

  • The PSU administration comes down on the left

    The Portland State University administration has again escalated its repressive measures against left-wing organizers on campus.

  • 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.