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February 13, 2017

  • An abortion rights emergency

    It's time to stop apologizing--we have to say loudly that we support abortion services and we'll take a stand to keep them available.

  • Arrested for wanting OU to be a sanctuary

    Seventy people calling for Ohio University to proclaim itself a sanctuary campus were arrested for occupying a university building.

  • Discussing the way toward justice in NYC

    Advocates for reform of the criminal justice system held a meeting in New York to talk about strategies to confront new challenges.

  • Clarifying what we mean by violence

    When people say "property damage is not violence," their intentions are largely correct, but I don't think it's a useful formulation.

February 10, 2017

  • A crackdown on our right to stand up

    Trump's right-wing admirers around the U.S. are trying to blunt protests against him by proposing new laws explicitly designed to curtail dissent.

February 9, 2017

  • Trump's "America First" puts the planet last

    Expect Trump to lead a charge to abandon climate change accords, drop enforcement of environmental regulations and ramp up energy production.

  • Bodega owners against the ban

    New York City's Yemeni storeowners closed their delis across the city to protest Trump's ban targeting people from Muslim countries.

  • Two amazing Americans!

    President Trump was right about Frederick Douglass--he has done an amazing job and is recognized for it everywhere he goes!

  • Nothing can be changed until it is faced

    I Am Not Your Negro is a personalized history of the civil rights and Black Power era, through the words of James Baldwin.

  • Against Trump and Peña Nieto

    Mexican and U.S. workers have a common interest in resisting the right wing presidents who run their two countries.

February 8, 2017

  • Trump chooses a supreme reactionary

    Neil Gorsuch would continue the awful legacy of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his crackpot doctrine of "originalism."

  • Our answer to anti-choice intimidation

    In my experience as an abortion provider and a clinic defender, a pro-choice presence at the clinics makes all the difference.

  • Why is Columbus rising up?

    The eruption of protest in Ohio is exciting for what it says about the present--and, even more so, what it can mean for the future.

  • Making sense of what happened at Berkeley

    A participant in the protest against a far-right leader at UC Berkeley comments on some of the debates that have taken place since.

  • Why was Turnbull smacked down by Trump?

    When it comes to persecuting refugees, Donald Trump has nothing on Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

February 7, 2017

  • Why we need protest to stop the anti-choicers

    Anti-abortion fanatics are planning protests at clinics this week, but Planned Parenthood is making a terrible mistake in discouraging counterprotests.

  • The challenge at Standing Rock

    With the Trump administration pushing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, there's a debate about how water protectors should respond.

  • The new balance of terror in Syria

    Former imperial and regional rivals agree on an outcome that maintains the Assad regime and crushes the remnants of the rebellion.

  • More voices of the resistance

    SW continues its discussion on building the resistance to Trump into a bigger and better organized force in every corner of society.

  • It takes a profit system to raze a "Village"

    A homeless encampment in Oakland was torn down by city officials who have no solutions to the city's housing crisis.

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