Topic: National

  • Why shouldn’t non-citizens vote, too?

    Excluding millions from the electorate because of arbitrary criteria like nation of birth is an anti-democratic travesty.

  • Tear down Loyola's walls against free speech

    Student activists at Loyola University in Chicago are fighting to overturn bureaucratic restrictions on free speech and assembly.

  • A police cover-up breaks down in Sacramento

    For Joseph Mann, suffering a mental health crisis while Black and homeless proved to be a death sentence in California's capital city.

  • A declaration of war on 11 million people

    The Department of Homeland Security has released its plans for making good on Trump's threat to the health and safety of millions of people.

  • Army Corps deadline looms at Standing Rock

    Water protectors fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline face an eviction order after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers capitulated to the Trump regime.

  • An old message sent to a new president

    Thousands rallied in Union Park, the site of Chicago's mega-marches 10 years ago, as part of a national "Day Without Immigrants."

  • An emergency caused by neglect

    The evacuation of 180,000 people from an area in northern California shows the human cost of America's crumbling infrastructure.

  • The lessons of our counterprotests

    Our success in mobilizing against the antis outside Planned Parenthood clinics points to issues we need to address to resist the attack on our rights.

  • Pro-choice voices have to be heard

    Pro-choice protesters in Boston on February 11 showed why we have to continue arguing to confront the anti-abortion bigots.

  • A conference to build pro-immigrant power

    The National Assembly held by Movimiento Cosecha called for a May 1 "Day Without Immigrants" as part of a year of resistance.

  • Trump's "voter fraud" fraud won't silence us

    Trump's false claims of voter fraud are being used to scapegoat the undocumented, but immigrant rights supporters are sending a message of resistance.

  • This is about choice--and more

    Reproductive justice means not just the right to abortion, but the right to raise children and be able to meet their basic needs.

  • Standing up to the specter of mass deportations

    The wave of ICE raids across the country has created widespread fear in immigrant communities, but also defiant resistance led by young immigrants.

  • NYC students walk out against Trump's ban

    Hundreds of New York high school students walked out of class to protest Trump's ban targeting them, their friends and families.

  • An abortion rights emergency

    It's time to stop apologizing--we have to say loudly that we support abortion services and we'll take a stand to keep them available.

  • Will science go rogue against Donald Trump?

    The resistance to Trump among scientists targeted by his reactionary agenda raised an old question about politicizing science.

  • Arrested for wanting OU to be a sanctuary

    Seventy people calling for Ohio University to proclaim itself a sanctuary campus were arrested for occupying a university building.

  • It was right to confront the anti-choice bigots

    All over the country, thousands turned out at Planned Parenthood clinics to show their support for choice--and counter anti-abortion groups.

  • Trump's "America First" puts the planet last

    Expect Trump to lead a charge to abandon climate change accords, drop enforcement of environmental regulations and ramp up energy production.

  • Bodega owners against the ban

    New York City's Yemeni storeowners closed their delis across the city to protest Trump's ban targeting people from Muslim countries.

  • Our answer to anti-choice intimidation

    In my experience as an abortion provider and a clinic defender, a pro-choice presence at the clinics makes all the difference.

  • Why we need protest to stop the anti-choicers

    Anti-abortion fanatics are planning protests at clinics this week, but Planned Parenthood is making a terrible mistake in discouraging counterprotests.

  • The challenge at Standing Rock

    With the Trump administration pushing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, there's a debate about how water protectors should respond.

  • Tech has no borders

    Some 600 Comcast workers in Philadelphia walked off the job in solidarity with their immigrant co-workers against Trump's ban.

  • Get racist hate off Purdue's campus

    Purdue students want the school's president to condemn racist posters that appeared on campus--and they're occupying until he does.