Seattle's newly passed minimum wage law is an important advance--and hopefully the herald of other steps forward for low-wage workers.
Workers' struggle from below has never been stopped by the theories from above--and it has changed the world many times.
The Texas death machine is still running--and death penalty abolitionists are organizing to stop two innocent men from being its next victims.
Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl allegedly abandoned his post in Afghanistan in 2009. Now he's in the midst of a different kind of war.
We control nothing of the "beautiful game" we produce, from the pitch to the stadium to the stores full of gear.
In the wake of the Isla Vista killings, activists in Detroit took a stand against an anti-feminist "men's rights" conference.
For once, there's a Hollywood film that treats having an abortion not as an agonizing decision, but as a simple fact of life.
Despite its concessions, the new minimum wage law in Seattle should be considered a limited victory and celebrated as that.
Fifty years ago, the civil rights movement embarked on one of its most ambitious campaigns yet: The Mississippi Summer Project.
Mohamed Soltan, an Ohio State graduate and U.S. citizen imprisoned in Egypt, is on hunger strike--and at risk of losing his life.
Gender violence has reached "epidemic proportions," according to a UN agency--but why is this happening now?
The trucking industry, not one individual driver, is to blame for the deadly crash on the New Jersey Turnpike.
The obscene costs, corruption, displacement and militarization of the World Cup is doing all the work of "riling people up."
As Pride month begins, so does Israeli "pinkwashing"--painting the apartheid state as a haven for the LGBTQ community.
De inmigrante indocumentado a candidato socialista, Jorge Mújica habla de su intento de llegar al Concejo Municipal de Chicago.
Egypt's elections in late May were designed to be a rubber stamp for military strongman Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi.
A solidarity activist looks at the conclusions Vermont bus drivers and their supporters have drawn after a successful strike.
Boston officials want to eliminate busing for middle school students--but parents, students and union drivers are saying no.
Supporters of Palestinian-American women facing trumped-up immigration charges are planning a national call-in day.
A 16-year-old transgender woman of color has been locked in near-solitary conditions for nearly two months.
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