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January 15, 2018

  • The causes of Haiti's suffering

    The people of Haiti have been resilient in the face of all that the West has inflicted on them. It is Trump who is a living obscenity.

  • Union busting, Russian-style

    The Russian state is attacking a major trade union, claiming that it is a "foreign agent" as a pretext to legal moves to dissolve it.

January 12, 2018

  • The Man in Black goes to Folsom

    Fifty years ago, Johnny Cash played two concerts at Folsom Prison that changed music and cemented his place as an advocate for the oppressed.

  • 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.

January 11, 2018

  • 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.

  • We demand to know how Eduardo García died

    Eduardo's friends and comrades are calling for solidarity to put pressure on Mexican authorities to investigate his assassination.

  • 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.

  • Rivalidad imperial en Yemen

    Una competencia imperialista, impulsada por Estados Unidos y las potencias regionales en Medio Oriente, está causando una catástrofe en Yemen.

January 10, 2018

  • The new resistance in Iran

    An Iranian-American socialist explains the bitter grievances driving the protests shaking Iran's rulers--and what is needed to sustain and expand them.

  • 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.

  • Their silence about Ahed

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

January 9, 2018

  • 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.

  • The fable of localism

    A former ski coach and radio personality living in rural Vermont is the unlikely hero of climate activist Bill McKibben's novel.

  • The NFL owners who would rather lose

    What does it say that several hopeful NFL franchises decided to tank the season rather than sign Colin Kaeperick to a contract?

January 8, 2018

  • The robber barons of Silicon Valley

    Like their Gilded Age predecessors, today's tech billionaires use their wealth and power to wring profit from workers in the U.S. and around the world.

  • 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.

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