Topic: National

  • Ferguson's resistance continues to echo

    A march in Boston shows how the resistance following Mike Brown's murder has galvanized a new generation of activists.

  • We need clinic defenders

    Abortion rights activists need to make our voices heard at the clinics, so we can regain some of the ground lost to the right.

  • The Jeffco rebels

    A right-wing school board in Colorado has provoked an eruption of walkouts and sick-outs by students and teachers.

  • Let us graduate, let us educate

    A walkout at Seattle's Garfield High forced the school district to back off its threat to cut one teacher in a core subject area.

  • Smears won't stop the struggle for justice

    Mike Brown is being subjected to more slanders--but a new generation of activists who have emerged around this case are keeping up the fight.

  • Ébola, racismo y pobreza

    Solidaridad es lo que se necesita para enfrentar la amenaza del ébola, no acusar a sus víctimas, ni la histeria racista que inunda Washington.

  • The poll tax is back in Texas

    The Supreme Court gave a green light to a Texas law that could prevent hundreds of thousands of Blacks and Latinos from voting.

  • Which reforms do we win?

    If its interests are more threatened by refusing a reform than granting it, the ruling class will grant the reform.

  • Blaming everything but the real causes

    Solidarity, not scapegoating--that's what is needed to confront the threat of Ebola and to counter the racist victim-blaming going on in Washington.

  • An insult for Halloween

    Each fall, we see thousands if not millions of new "Indian" faces--in the racist costumes being sold for Halloween.

  • A gag rule aimed at Mumia

    Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to push through an outrageous attack on the free speech rights of prisoners and their supporters.

  • The real cause for alarm: For-profit health care

    What we know about the Ebola outbreak in Texas should frighten us about the problems of the U.S. health care system.

  • Ferguson means fight back

    The courageous resistance shown after the police murder of Mike Brown has inspired solidarity from far beyond Missouri.

  • Putting pregnant teens on trial

    The restrictions on minors seeking abortion in Alabama are linked to the right's crusade to destroy women's rights around the U.S.

  • Not a moment, but a movement

    Thousands of people gathered in downtown St. Louis as part of Ferguson October--to carry on the struggle against racism and police murder.

  • Why is Burge free while his victims suffer?

    The head Chicago police torturer is free after less than four years in prison--while some of his victims are still behind bars.

  • What moved the Court on marriage equality?

    What would lead a Supreme Court stacked with conservative justices to make a decision that furthers the cause of same-sex marriage?

  • Obama lied and families cried

    A deportation hours before the president vowed to "fix the system" reveals the broken lives behind Obama's broken promises.

  • Gunned down for being Black in Walmart

    Anti-racist activists are sitting in at a police station in an Ohio town to demand justice for John Crawford, killed by a police officer in a Walmart.

  • No clinics means no choices

    Abortion rights supporters protested in Texas after a federal court decision that effectively closes most of the state's clinics.

  • Let there be uproar

    In September, some 100,000 people marched in Kolkata, India, against police violence and for gender justice.

  • Ebola and the epidemic of fear

    One week after the first U.S. case of Ebola was diagnosed, racism and scaremongering have spread infinitely faster than the disease itself.

  • What we want after the march

    The only possible world for our children is the one that we wrestle from the hands of those who are poisoning the present.

  • Protecting the university, failing rape survivors

    College administrators are being exposed for their incompetence, negligence and outright hostility to students who make sexual assault complaints.

  • Another Colgate is possible

    More than 500 Colgate University students came to together to be part of a 100-hour sit-in to oppose racism and discrimination.