Topic: National

  • Trump is unwelcomed in the Hudson Valley

    Several hundred people in Poughkeepsie, New York, joined the growing number of anti-racists protesting Donald Trump.

  • What’s at stake in the faculty fight at CCSF?

    A frustrating year at the negotiating table led faculty at the City College of San Francisco to organize a one-day strike.

  • Why UW should cut the ties to prison labor

    A University of Washington student took on the Board of Regents for its insidious relationship to the prison-industrial complex.

  • Make abortion safe, legal and funded

    A cyberattack on a website that raises funds for poor women seeking abortions shines a light on the need for public funding.

  • Vermont's mental health crisis

    The police shooting of a mentally ill man in Burlington highlights the failure of neoliberal reforms to mental health care.

  • Hungry for justice in San Francisco

    The Mission District police station is the site of a hunger strike by five people who have a single demand: Fire SFPD Chief Greg Suhr.

  • Smearing three dead teenagers

    Video of the deaths of three Florida teens has their families asking why police didn't do more--and why the girls are being smeared.

  • We won't be thrown in the testing deep end

    Parents and teachers are uniting to send a message: Our kids' needs aren't satisfied by filling in bubbles on a standardized test.

  • Sitting in to save the planet

    Two student sit-ins for fossil-fuel divestment in New York City show that the fight for climate justice can win broad support.

  • Occupying UMass for fossil fuel divestment

    Students held a weeklong occupation of the administration building to demand the school divest from fossil fuel companies.

  • Twenty-three days for Ramarley

    After four long years and no accountability or justice, it is long past time to hold the cops who killed Ramarley Graham to account.

  • Black Lives Matter in Canada

    Anti-racist activists are mobilizing in Montreal and Toronto to demand justice for the victims of police brutality and violence.

  • The sharp edge of American racism

    The need to build a larger movement is about coming to terms with the enormity of our task when we talk about ending police terrorism in our communities.

  • The road to reclaiming OSU

    An occupation by student protesters at Ohio State ended after police threatened mass arrests--but the fight will continue.

  • This is a war for our education

    Two of the organizers of a mass walkout of Boston high school students against budget cuts talk about the high stakes of their fight.

  • Protests expose the truth about racism at UW

    Some 500 students rallied at the University of Washington to demand that the campus administration tackle institutional racism.

  • Why voting Democratic hasn't preserved choice

    The whittling away of abortion access and reproductive choice is the result of both a Republican-led offensive and Democratic concessions.

  • Another case of police murder in New Orleans

    Only a racist system could shield the cops who fired 20 bullets at someone for the "crime" of being in a car that rolled two feet.

  • Don't drink the Teflon

    Groundwater in New York and Vermont has been poisoned by the chemical industry, which is absurdly under-regulated.

  • The struggle to unite our fights

    Sharon Smith emphasized intersectionality and lessons of solidarity when the author's national speaking tour came to Chicago.

  • Standing united against the SFPD's murders

    Some 200 people packed a meeting in San Francisco to hear about the struggle to win justice for Mario Woods and Alex Nieto.

  • Keeping a clinic open in Milwaukee

    Abortion rights supporters succeeded in turning away anti-choice protesters trying to block a Milwaukee clinic on Good Friday.

  • Opting for lies to stop New York's test boycott

    New York education officials want to stop a repeat of last year's historic testing opt-out, but parents and teachers aren't buying it.

  • Fighting for CUNY's future

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has backed off his worst threats against City University of New York, but challenges remain.

  • Making discrimination the law

    What are the sources of anti-LGBTQ attacks like the law passed in North Carolina last week--and what can we do to stop them?