Readers' Views

  • Forced out for standing up

    How can we defend workers who face retaliation from employers for standing up for their rights on the job?

  • How we make more of a march

    With the recent Women's Marches and beyond, it's up to socialists to be savvy about how we raise our demands.

  • Their silence about Ahed

    The way Western pundits and the media are treating the actions of Ahed Tamimi is rooted in Islamophobia and racism.

  • The main nuclear enemy is at home

    The U.S. has no morally defensible right to impose its will on any nation--whether with military force, sanctions or negotiations.

  • ICE abuses the legal system

    ICE is tearing our lives and communities apart, making the need to respond with organization more urgent than ever.

  • What will revive the left in Britain?

    Our readers' discussion about reform or revolution, and the future of Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn continues.

  • Reform, revolution and Jeremy Corbyn

    SW readers discuss the future of left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn--and the implications for socialists organizing today.

  • Who is for a neutral internet?

    The demand to maintain net neutrality, while positive, is limited, because the internet as it exists is fundamentally not neutral.

  • If not Corbyn, then what?

    The question that left-wing critics of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn need to answer is: What else is there?

  • Views in brief

    Bad actions at Goodwill | Clarifying our position on counterprotests | Bill de Blasio is just one man

  • How we oppose Trump's Muslim ban

    Travel bans foster Islamophobia and nationalism. The left should oppose them, not suggest they should be made consistent.

  • What we need instead of police

    We need problem solvers who treat the people they help as equals, not police who see a populace to pacify with "law and order."

  • For Catalan independence

    Marxists should defend self-determination and independence for Catalunya--and condemn the repression of the Spanish state.

  • How do we build for Medicare for All?

    We are in an exciting time in which the possibilities and challenges for Medicare for All have taken a qualitative step forward.

  • "Medicare for all" has to be for all

    Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All bill would leave people requiring long-term care in a lower tier, punishing those with disabilities.

  • Monuments aren't just a "Southern problem"

    The legacy of slavery and the ongoing fact of racism aren’t confined to former slave states with Civil War monuments.

  • Understanding what's typical

    The neurodiversity movement wants to change the public discourse from one of "tragedy" to acceptance and inclusion.

  • Views in brief

    What can end homelessness? | We'll defend access to clinics | The right to take a knee | A crackdown that harms people in pain

  • What you won't see on PBS

    The Ken Burns documentary series on the U.S. war in Vietnam is off and running, but what's missing is the larger historical context.

  • Putting people first in disaster recovery

    After disasters like Katrina and Harvey, we need an approach that puts survivors ahead of the profiteering of disaster capitalists.

  • Views in brief

    Bracing for disaster capitalism | San Diego workers set a strike | Different statues, different responses | Acknowledge their racism | A tune with multiple meanings

  • Views in brief

    Students lead the way in Vermont | Demolishing Israeli myths | ICE lies about Frank Fuentes | A question not asked | Hands off Venezuela

  • Ten facts to remember about the Iraq War

    As Trump threatens new wars, it's worth remembering several things about the 2003 drive to war in Iraq--and the aftermath.

  • Joining forces against NAFTA

    As the U.S. gets set to reopen negotiations of NAFTA with Mexico and Canada, activists in San Diego are planning united resistance.

  • A racist curfew in Madison

    Plans by a Madison mall to require teens to be accompanied by a parent or guardian for evening hours are designed to discriminate.