National

  • The deportation machine that thrives on terror

    The Trump administration's anti-immigrant apparatus reaches beyond ICE agents alone in its mission to force immigrants back into the shadows.

  • NYC students get metal detectors expelled

    A December walkout at New York City high schools was the culmination of a successful student-led fightback against police searches.

  • False alarm in Hawaii, real threat to the world

    The main lesson of the false alert about an incoming missile strike isn't the need to upgrade alert systems, but to end the continuing threat of nuclear war.

  • The activist who ICE wants "disappeared"

    Maru Mora-Villalpando faces deportation after decades in the U.S.--because of her outspoken activism for immigrant rights.

  • Why single-payer is a feminist issue

    The sexism embedded in the health care system shows why advocates of women's equality need to join the single-payer fight.

  • Picked off by the right-wing thought police

    George Ciccariello-Maher's resignation is a chilling reminder that the war on left-wing voices is taking a toll and needs to be fought.

  • Finding our voices in defense of clinics

    Dozens of pro-choice activists turned out to defend a Seattle clinic, despite the attempts of Planned Parenthood to discourage them.

  • Justice for immigrants can't be temporary

    As we fight for Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoran and Haitian immigrants, we also need to challenge the program's limits.

  • We stand with Ravi Ragbir

    Supporters sprung into action in support of a leading New York immigrant rights activist after he was detained at an ICE check-in.

  • Sessions doubles down in the war on weed

    Trump's attorney general has announced a new offensive in a failed war--a plan to go after states that decriminalized marijuana.

  • She fought so we can all breathe

    After a New York City cop murdered her father in 2014, Erica Garner threw herself into the struggle and became one of our most powerful voices.

  • What kind of system would let them freeze?

    As temperatures plunged during the "bomb cyclone" storm, residents of at least 18 New York public housing complexes had no heat.

  • Rallying for Ahed and Palestine

    The fight for Ahed Tamimi and her family has become a lightning rod for the struggle to win justice for all Palestinians.

  • The sad spectacle of Sloppy Steve

    What a pleasure it's been to watch Steve Bannon's decline from political mastermind to a pathetic nobody begging for forgiveness.

  • Classrooms where it's too cold to learn

    A Baltimore City Public Schools parent tells the story behind recent photos of children seen suffering in freezing classrooms.

  • A health-care struggle built on solidarity

    The fight to win a single-payer health care system with access for all is one of those issues that can mobilize millions of people.

  • What we learned when women said #MeToo

    Three Socialist Worker contributors take stock of what #MeToo has accomplished in the last several months--and where it could go from here.

  • Dying from despair, but no help from Trump

    For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the U.S. has declined as a result of the deep social crisis that is stalking the country.

  • Siham Byah was stolen away from her family

    A 40-year-old single mother and longtime freedom fighter in Boston was deported without warning shortly after Christmas.

  • Why am I in this cell?

    Read excerpts from letters by Boston activist Siham Byah while she was held in terrible conditions at ICE facilities before her secret deportation.

  • I need my mom, my family and my home

    The 8-year-old son of a detained Boston activist makes a heartbreaking appeal to the authorities who took his mother away.

  • Real estate greed caused the deadly Bronx fire

    The deadliest fire in recent New York City history was the result of weak regulations that put the profits of landlords ahead of tenant safety.

  • The phony "populist" delivers for the rich

    The Republican tax cuts to benefit business and the rich make it crystal clear that Trump's "populism" was as much a con as Trump University.

  • Oakland workers fight to live in their city

    A one-week strike this month by public workers demanded that they make enough to get by in the gentrifying city they serve.

  • Corporate profiteers plunder Puerto Rico

    The misery of the many is the basis of the privilege of the few in Puerto Rico with reconstruction efforts that put business interests first.