The Justice Department directive to stop using for-profit prisons is very limited, but it can open up opportunities to demand more.
A battle between Chicago's budget-slashing mayor, a union-busting governor and determined teachers could lead to a second strike in four years.
The response of University of California at Berkeley administrators to sexual harassment allegations has been far too slow and weak.
The stabbing of 60-year-old Nazma Khanam is the second murderous attack in a month, and the community is demanding answers.
Labor Day was born out the most radical working-class struggles of the 19th century, and we should celebrate it today.
A new documentary makes the case that struggles for public education in India are intrinsically tied to other fights for justice.
Clinton y Trump sean los políticos más odiados que jamás se enfrentaron en una elección presidencial, pero Ud. aún tiene una alternativa.
The violence in Chicago that cost more lives in August than any month in the past 20 years is portrayed as unexplainable--but it's anything but.
A former Army Ranger and conscientious objector explains why he and other antiwar veterans are supporting Colin Kaepernick.
How do we balance the need to organize around specific political issues with building a wider opposition to the whole ruling order?
The new president of the Philippines has made those involved in the drug trade into scapegoats for country’s larger problems.
Readers continue the debate about the Syrian Revolution with defenses of a popular rebellion and opposition to all imperialisms.
French political leaders across the spectrum have joined the sickening crusade to ban the "burkini," a piece of swimwear worn by Muslim women.
Bernie Sanders' new organization proposes a "down-ballot" strategy to transform the Democrats--but it's no way up for the left.
The upcoming Teamsters election is a chance to unseat James P. Hoffa from the presidency and reverse the union's decline.
The campaign against left-wing Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has brought the name Leon Trotsky into the spotlight in Britain.
A SocialistWorker.org article on the left and the Syrian Revolution produced a lot of commentary, both positive and negative.
SW asked a half-dozen leading left writers and activists for their views on the Sanders campaign and its aftermath--and the tasks that face the left today.
A long-awaited NLRB ruling recognizes graduate assistants at private universities as workers with the right to unionize.
The closure of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Appleton over security fears leaves just three abortion clinics in the whole state.
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