Topic: National

  • A new but familiar battle at Standing Rock

    The broken treaties of the past are an important part of the climate justice battle at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation today.

  • Exploiting an epidemic

    A society that wants to stop drug addition needs to deal with its root causes--not simply shame and punish drug users.

  • Solidaridad con Standing Rock

    La Organización Internacional Socialista apoya a la tribu Sioux de Standing Rock y su resistencia contra un nuevo oleoducto.

  • Signed up for Changing the World 101

    An unprecedented number of students and young people are going to socialist meetings at campuses across the U.S. this fall.

  • Gutting the UMass Labor Center

    The UMass administration wants to cut the budget and force out left-wing faculty at the prestigious Labor Center in Amherst.

  • Cops, racism and cover-ups in Columbus

    The killing of 13-year-old Tyre King is part of a pattern of police abuse that goes on because there is no fear of consequences.

  • A symbol that spread through the sports world

    Colin Kaepernick's act of protest by taking a knee during the national anthem set off an earthquake--and the reverberations are still being felt.

  • Charlotte erupts in protest after another killing

    Demonstrations and tear gas have filled the streets of North Carolina's largest city each night since the police murder of another Black man.

  • We blocked the bunker in Seattle

    Seattle activists won a victory when officials announced that they would postpone a plan to build a massive new police station.

  • The pipeline protesters are fighting for all of us

    Labor and activist groups around the country and globe are declaring their solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in Standing Rock.

  • Tell the AFL-CIO to oppose the pipeline

    Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • "Fee speech" isn't free speech

    DePaul University is trying to shut down a socialist student group by requiring it to pay for security guards to "protect" its meeting.

  • Bill De Blasio can keep a secret...for the cops

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to keep secret the disciplinary records of officers who commit acts of police brutality.

  • We can't drink oil

    SW rounds up reports of solidarity actions around the country in support of the struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Stop the abuse of unfree labor

    Several hundred people gathered in Oakland to march in solidarity with the nationwide strike by prisoners demanding their rights.

  • Another child killed by Ohio cops

    Police in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed a 13-year-old--and then proceeded to blame him and his family because he had a toy gun at the time.

  • A terrible symbol of a not-so-distant past

    Some who came to a re-enactment of frontier times in a Chicago suburb will have felt their heart stutter when they saw a noose.

  • Solidarity with Standing Rock

    The International Socialist Organization stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the resistance to a new pipeline project.

  • Starving schools to feed the fat cats

    Every politician claims to be fighting for better schools--but every year, their budget cuts show how little they actually care about public education.

  • Do Black lives matter to Big Brown?

    United Parcel Service has a long record of discrimination against Black workers, leading to lawsuits, pickets and protests.

  • The struggle to make Black education matter

    African American organizations are backing the fight against corporate education reform, and the results could be transformative.

  • On strike inside America's gulag

    Prisoners across the country are taking part in a national strike, withholding their work to protest terrible conditions, violence and forced labor.

  • What else is kept hidden in Rahm's Chicago?

    I had to go to court to demand that Chicago school officials turn over information about the dismissal of a popular principal.

  • They're poisoning our future

    Energy company EQT is destroying future generations' air, water, quality of life and prospects for safe energy.

  • Facing down the oil company dogs

    A historic protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is facing escalating repression.