Topic: National

  • Piden paz e incitan violencia

    Los policías no son los únicos responsables por la violencia desatada en Ferguson --también lo son los líderes políticos que los ponen en acción.

  • The UIUC campus speaks up for Salaita

    The international movement to defend Steven Salaita was bolstered by the eruption of a strong support campaign at UIUC.

  • Artists and writers for Mike Brown

    We condemn the police murder of Michael Brown and unconditionally support all the protesters of Ferguson.

  • Getting justice into the pipeline

    The People's Climate March is set to be a center for activists from around the world to raise their voices against climate change.

  • What divides Black America?

    The revolt in Ferguson has been politically polarizing among African Americans--with the fault lines reflecting class differences.

  • Pure propaganda for the warrior police

    A hopelessly biased and myopic CNN segment reduced the militarization of police departments to one bank robbery.

  • Ferguson is a test

    It might not be on the new Common Core exams, but the killing of Michael Brown is a test for our nation's schools nonetheless.

  • Putting Larry's killer on trial

    Austin, Texas, Detective Charles Kleinert is finally on trial for the killing of Larry Jackson, committed over a year ago.

  • Making sure the world remembers

    The powerful public funeral for Mike Brown turned out thousands of people--and raised questions about the next steps in this struggle.

  • Solidarity with Mike Brown's family

    The family of Troy Davis, an innocent man put to death by the state of Georgia, extends its sympathy and solidarity.

  • New York stands up for the victims of police

    Thousands of protesters marched in Staten Island to demand justice for Eric Garner and other victims of police brutality.

  • We are all watching Ferguson

    The police shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., caused shock waves across the U.S.--and inspired solidarity actions.

  • Solidaridad de Palestina con Ferguson

    Palestinos expresan su solidaridad con el pueblo de Ferguson, en su lucha contra la ocupación policial.

  • A civil liberties emergency

    An ACLU staffer present at the protests in Ferguson, Mo., describes the routine violations of basic rights that he's witnessed.

  • The roots of racism and rebellion in Ferguson

    The racism and inequality woven into Ferguson's history created the conditions for both Mike Brown's murder and the powerful protests against it.

  • They call for "peace" and commit more violence

    The responsibility for the nightly chaos in Ferguson, Mo. lies with the police--and with the political leaders who order them into action.

  • The second assassination of Mike Brown

    He was shot down by a police officer on the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Then the media took aim, and he was assassinated all over again.

  • Scenes from a city in revolt

    A collection of photos taken in Ferguson, Mo., provides a glimpse of the popular resistance to police violence.

  • Solidarity from Palestine to Ferguson

    Palestinians express their solidarity with the people of Ferguson, in their struggle against a police occupation.

  • Ferguson is fighting back

    SocialistWorker.org writers report from a Missouri city that is rising up against police murder, despite every effort by authorities to silence them.

  • Living under occupation in Ferguson

    The majority Black city has been rocked by protests against police murder--and the response of authorities has been to commit more violence.

  • Dismissing a celebrity death

    We can talk about the world's atrocities and still have a conversation about mental health and the impact of a famous person's death.

  • Beaten by police for staying on the phone

    A Chicago woman was beaten by several police until she was unconscious--but she's the one facing assault charges.

  • A Missouri city erupts against police murder

    The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a cop in Ferguson, Mo., ignited the bitter outrage of the community--and of millions more people.

  • Telling Obama Not1More

    Some 500 people came out in Washington, D.C., to demand an end to deportations and attacks on immigrants.