Topic: National

  • How capitalism frames disability

    To liberate students with disabilities, the students need to become aware that they are not responsible for their social disability.

  • When the scientists march

    Activism by scientists is often greeted with amazement, but they have quite a history of protest, especially during times of upheaval.

  • Charles Murray's ideas should be challenged

    It is a grave disservice to the Columbia University community to invite Charles Murray to speak in this uncontested format.

  • Tom Cat does Trump's dirty work

    A Queens bakery is facing protests after threatening immigrant workers with firing if they can't prove their legal status.

  • In defense of protesting racists

    A backlash is in full swing after the Vermont demonstration against Charles Murray, but those leading the charge forget that protest is free speech, too.

  • The human face of the drug war

    When people hear the real-life stories of prisoners victimized by the "war on drugs," public opinion begins to change.

  • ICE's war on immigrant organizers in Vermont

    People in Vermont are protesting a series of raids targeting immigrants whose only "crime" has been to fight for the rights of dairy farm workers.

  • A poison pill we shouldn't swallow

    As Republicans push forward with Trump's disastrous health care plan, the left needs to stand up for a vision of health care for all.

  • Capitalism brought us here

    Most immigrants came to the U.S. because they have no choice--and they will fight to defend the lives they worked so hard to build.

  • Don't spill Texas seed

    Texas lawmakers who propose legislation that restricts women's right to abortion could see their right to masturbate taken away.

  • Trump prescribes poison for a failing system

    The GOP drive to repeal Obamacare and replace it with their scheme would push the health care system out of the frying pan and into the fire.

  • Running the EPA...into the ground

    Trump's appointment of Scott Pruitt to head the EPA is another step in the energy giant's scorched-earth war on a warming planet.

  • Meeting the needs of students with disabilities

    Under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, already under-resourced programs for children with disabilities will face more cuts.

  • Water protectors take the fight to Trump's door

    Thousands gathered for the Native Nations Rise events in Washington, D.C., focusing attention on the ongoing struggles for Indigenous rights.

  • Building a feminism for the 99 percent

    People around the U.S. marked International Women's Day with events designed to put working women's struggles at the forefront.

  • What happened at the Middlebury protest?

    The disruption of a lecture by right-winger Charles Murray at Middlebury College has led to a firestorm of criticism and debate.

  • Trump's threat to transgender youth

    Trump's reversal of the right of transgender students to use the bathroom corresponding to their identity will have a deadly impact.

  • Our hope is in ourselves

    On this International Women's Day, and on every other day, we must remember that none of us are free until we all are free.

  • This VOICE tells racist lies

    Trump's plan to create an agency publicizing crimes committed by the undocumented is a dangerous attempt to whip up more hatred.

  • Why are South Asians facing a wave of violence?

    The recent attacks on Indian-Americans are a new and deadly chapter in a long history of racism in the U.S. against immigrants from South Asia.

  • A new women's resistance is emerging

    The call for an International Women's Strike shows the potential for organizing a common front against reactionary policies.

  • Will school end early in Chicago?

    Chicago school officials blame Illinois' Republican governor for their threat to end school early, but they helped make the mess.

  • Can you be a feminist and anti-abortion?

    Women need the right to abortion if we are to achieve equality, so our movement can't be "inclusive" of opposition to choice.

  • Raising our voices for women's liberation

    The celebration of International Women's Day this year will bring protests, forums and strikes--a tribute to the relevance of this socialist holiday.

  • SF confronts the right's "40 Days for Life"

    Abortion rights supporters turned out in San Francisco to challenge anti-choice forces as they kicked off a campaign outside clinics.