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May 6, 2015

  • Riots, rebellion and the Black working class

    Fifty years after Black workers rebelled in Watts, a new generation of African Americans is confronting racism in the wake of the Great Recession.

  • When did de Blasio become Giuliani?

    Continuing his rightward shift on policing, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed the NYPD's repression at a recent march.

  • Reparations for police torture in Chicago

    The Chicago City Council will vote on an ordinance providing compensation and other aid to the victims of police torturers.

  • Reconsidering The Wire

    Baltimore's rebellion has me asking: Why were those fighting to change Baltimore invisible on the TV show The Wire?

  • Which way out of the trap?

    By refusing to give an inch in their confrontation with Greece, Europe's elite has lured the left-wing government into a trap.

  • UC students stand with Richmond

    UC Berkeley students sat in to demand that the administration put workers first with a new expansion project in Richmond.

  • An irresponsible accusation

    Contrary to the SW reporters' statement, there is no evidence of police provocation in Baltimore beyond wild speculation.

May 5, 2015

  • The problem with Bernie Sanders

    Bernie Sanders has kicked off a campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, but he is not the "bold alternative" his supporters claim.

  • All day for Freddie Gray

    The murder of Freddie Gray by six Baltimore cops sparked solidarity protests across the U.S. in late April and early May.

  • The Civil War becomes a revolutionary war

    For the North to defeat the Southern Confederacy, the Union Army had to be transformed into an army of liberation.

  • The trigger-happiest of them all

    Philadelphia police shoot at residents more often than cops in Chicago, Los Angeles and even New York, a city five times its size.

  • We express our solidarity

    As Muslims, we stand in solidarity with those calling for justice, transparency and police accountability.

  • Sanders' dodge on Black Lives Matter

    Independent senator and Democratic Party presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders had little to offer those protesting police violence.

  • Ni un solo engranaje rodaría

    El socialismo debe involucrar a los trabajadores tomando el poder en sus lugares de trabajo y formando de sus propias instituciones de poder.

May 4, 2015

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