A group of parents and teachers are entering the third week of a hunger strike in their struggle to save Dyett High School on Chicago's South Side.
Since the Gezi protests of 2013, everything has changed for the formerly popular Justice and Development Party government.
The removal of a statue of the Confederate hero at the University of Texas is a victory, but there's more work to be done.
From an economic perspective, sports is now a true neoliberal fantasyland--and a completely social-justice-free zone.
Ten years after they were trapped by Katrina, Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky reflect on what has and hasn't changed in New Orleans.
The recent deaths of several Black men at the hands of Oakland police is more evidence of entrenched racism and brutality.
Unions need to mobilize for anti-racist activism because the Black freedom struggle can have a huge political impact.
Activists gathered in New York City to demand federal prosecution of the police officer who killed Ramarley Graham.
The manmade disaster that followed after Katrina ripped the mask off U.S. society, revealing the depths of racism, poverty and inequality.
SW contributors Larry Bradshaw and Lorrie Beth Slonsky were trapped in New Orleans by Katrina--their story, first told here, shocked the world.
In a 2005 interview, left-wing author Mike Davis described the consequences, natural and man-made, of the Katrina catastrophe.
Socialist Worker reporters traveled to the Gulf Coast to talk to local residents and activists in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Journalist Jeremy Scahill exposed how Homeland Security hired mercenaries from Blackwater to patrol New Orleans.
A union activist at New York's JFK Airport talks about how SEIU 32BJ won the victory in the fight to organize subcontracted airport workers.
A refugee crisis of immense proportions is taking place in Europe, with political leaders resisting calls to open the borders.
David Simon's Show Me a Hero tells the story of how white residents in Yonkers, New York, resisted desegregation in the 1980s.
Plans for constructing a 10-story complex of luxury rentals and condos in the heart of San Francisco's Mission District have collapsed.
Jeremy Corbyn's campaign to be leader of the Labour Party has the potential to pose socialist arguments to a wider audience.
What does it mean when Barack Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton and even Newt Gingrich begin to call for reduced prison sentences?
The Communist Party was the first socialist group in the U.S. to make the fight against racial oppression central to its program.
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