The recent Tiger Woods press conference was an exercise in self-abasement that will achieve the opposite of its intended effect.
Some 300 people stormed Portland City Hall to demand justice for Aaron Campbell, an unarmed African American who was shot in the back by police.
Dozens of University of Illinois-Chicago students demonstrated against cuts and possible consolidation of our campus' five Centers for Diversity.
The coming generation of young workers faces much more difficult conditions--but their ideas are being shaped by a broad discontent with capitalism.
A veteran labor leader says union activists are renewing their push for single-payer health care in the wake of the Obama administration's disaster.
Actress Tallulah Bankhead is the subject of a new Broadway play, but it leaves out her most controversial role--as a fierce opponent of Jim Crow.
In an interview with the Utne Reader, SocialistWorker.org columnist Dave Zirin explains how sports fits into left politics.
Opposition to the lifting of a ban on voting rights for felons in Washington state exposes the depths of racism in the U.S.
Just when it seemed like science had won out, the climate change deniers are back in the spotlight--courtesy of an ever-obliging media.
The mining giant Rio Tinto locked out union workers at its Boron, Calif., plant--but miners are fighting back with support from around the world.
A new book argues that a "battle royal" that will shape the U.S. is building between the Beast of Bentonville and its workers.
This year's Oscar nominees are a parade of propaganda, stereotypes and downright dishonesty--around a dominant theme of America's invasions.
Pop star John Mayer thinks that he can get away with making racist comments by calling them "jokes." He should think again.
Students, faculty and staff occupied the main library of City College of San Francisco to demand that its hours be restored.
Pro-choice activists gathered to counter the 200 anti-abortion fanatics who protested the opening of a Planned Parenthood clinic.
It's hard to believe anyone really thinks Barack Obama is "anti-business"--but just in case, he set the record straight in a Bloomberg BusinessWeek interview.
Ten missionaries are in jail in Haiti, accused of kidnapping 33 children--but the U.S. media has stopped just short of portraying them as victims.
A San Francisco teacher asks Superintendent Carlos Garcia to answer the question all defenders of social justice must: Which side am I on?
Teamster rank-and-filers in Southern California are challenging their union leaders' failure to confront UPS over contract violations.
More than 10,000 people from all over Germany and Europe gathered in Dresden to prevent the neo-Nazis from marching.
Socialism 2015 | Chicago | July 2-5
View at full size
Sign up for e-mail alerts from SocialistWorker.org.
Published by the International Socialist Organization