Topic: National

  • Will Tennessee legalize the New Jane Crow?

    A bill on the verge of becoming law in Tennessee would criminalize women based on the outcome of a pregnancy.

  • Buy Toyota, save the Earth?

    We are constantly being asked to swallow the idea that same companies killing the planet are helping with the solution.

  • A racist PhD for hire

    The guru to right-wingers like Paul Ryan is Charles Murray--a bigot who made a career out of giving a social science gloss to reactionary policies.

  • Why was this Nazi able to kill?

    The man who murdered three people outside Kansas City had an extensive record of involvement with violent Nazi groups.

  • "People First" puts money first

    A move to a managed-care system threatens to set back the struggle for disability rights in New York and damage lives.

  • Running low on hope

    The question of how quickly climate change is taking place hovers over the discussion in the book Hope on Earth.

  • Are better schools the solution to poverty?

    The mantra of politicians and the media detracts from the real sources of--and solutions to--both poverty and the crisis of public education.

  • Victories against police repression

    Two important New York City police misconduct cases were settled in January, but we have far to go to see real justice.

  • The movement needs to keep moving

    The polluters and the politicians who serve them are facing growing discontent and a challenge at the grassroots.

  • A boycott of conscience

    Teachers at New York City's Earth School have declared that they will not administer the state's Common Core tests.

  • We need a tipping point toward climate justice

    SocialistWorker.org talked to leading figures in the environmental justice movement to ask the question: Can we stop the tipping point?

  • Chicago police justify another killing

    Friends and neighbors of Raason "Lil B" Shaw say there are many reasons to doubt the Chicago cops' story about his death.

  • The not-so-natural causes of a natural disaster

    Two weeks after the deadly mudslide in Ora, Wash., it's become clear how unnatural--and preventable--this disaster was.

  • The new child labor

    Maybe we don't let kids to work in factories, but they have been condemned to hard labor by high-stakes testing.

  • Our message: Not one more

    As part of a national day of action against deportations, hundreds of activists rallied outside of the Northwest Detention Center.

  • Pushed away from the Bay

    The Black population is declining in Bay Area cities, under pressure from unemployment and rising housing costs.

  • Still in Attica after 40 years

    Former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim, one of the longest held political prisoners in the world, has a parole hearing in June.

  • What the not-so-NASA study really said

    A report on inequality and resource exploitation supposedly tied to NASA has been misleadingly hyped by the media.

  • Why do disabled kids have to pay the price?

    The families of young children are scrambling to find services as Head Start and Early Head Start are eviscerated.

  • Cutting the ties to the fossil fuel giants

    The campaign to pressure the University of Wisconsin to divest from fossil-fuel companies is part of a growing movement.

  • Raising babies in prison

    The expansion of prison mother-infant programs coincides with the ever-increasing incarceration of women in the U.S.

  • Del Día de la Tierra a Mayo 1°

    La Convergencia Climática Global--entre el Día de la Tierra y el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores--marca un importante momento en la lucha ecológica.

  • Why was Jawhari shot?

    Jawhari Smith was shot in the head by an Austin police officer on March 18--but the reasons why depend on who you ask.

  • Bridgeport says no to charters

    Education "reformers" have their eyes on Connecticut, but parents, teachers and community members are fighting back.

  • Connecting Earth Day to May Day

    The Global Climate Convergence--10 days of action planned from Earth Day to May Day--marks an important moment in the ecological struggle.