Topic: National

  • Heaping insult on top of injury

    Republicans are still raving against Obamacare--but that doesn't change the fact that the Democrats' health care "reform" is a dismal failure.

  • The refugees are welcome here

    Activists are mobilizing across the Southwest to confront anti-immigrant groups and counter their message of hate.

  • How can we protect our clinics?

    Since the Supreme Court's ruling against buffer zones, reproductive rights activists are debating how to stop the right.

  • La frontera es anti-obrera

    La "frontera segura" significará más sufrimiento, no sólo para los inmigrantes, sino para todos los trabajadores.

  • Forzados a un viaje peligroso

    Es una imputación a la política del gobierno estadounidense que miles de jóvenes y niños inmigrantes sean tratados como criminales e indeseables.

  • Still seeking justice for Rodney Reed

    The state of Texas has set an execution date for an innocent man, but Rodney Reed's family and supporters are on the march.

  • Children made victims twice over

    Sending youth refugees back to the countries they're fleeing ignores the causes of their migration--in particular, U.S. policies.

  • Defending our clinics in Boston

    For some women, the right to an abortion is becoming meaningless because they're prevented from actually gaining access.

  • Talking about abortion

    Let's act like having an abortion is a perfectly acceptable option to consider. Let's act like women do have a choice.

  • The human toll of Fortress America

    The demand for "strong borders," coming from Republicans and Democrats alike, means more suffering--not just for immigrants, but all workers.

  • Murdered on the streets of Staten Island

    New York City cops killed Eric Garner in broad daylight--and now people across the city and beyond are reacting with grief and anger.

  • Sixty years and still segregated

    Six decades after the Brown v. Board of Education decision, racial inequities still need to be addressed directly.

  • Climate change distractions?

    An author and ecosocialist activist responds to criticisms that the left puts forward "environmental catastrophism."

  • A flood of bigotry about the border

    The twisted response in Washington to the surge of detentions of migrant children comes down to this: Deport them or deport them faster.

  • Texas sets a date to murder an innocent man

    The Campaign to End the Death Penalty has issued a call to action to stop Rodney Reed from being put to death in Texas.

  • Derailing oil train disasters

    People in Canada and the U.S. gathered to mark the one-year anniversary of the oil train explosion in Lac-Mégantic in Quebec.

  • Our incarceration nation

    Long-term, mass incarceration has become routinized and integrated into the routine functioning of American society.

  • Killing Cove Point

    A plan to build the East Coast's first liquefied natural gas export center at Cove Point poses a major threat to the environment.

  • Children forced on a dangerous journey

    It is an indictment of U.S. government policy that thousands of young migrants, in their teens and younger, are treated as criminals and undesirables.

  • Fighting the pipeline menace

    The American ruling class is invested in finishing the Keystone pipeline--but the fight against it has continued building.

  • Raíces de la violencia sexual

    Detrás de los horribles hechos en Isla Vista yace una realidad que permite el arraigo de, y a menudo excusa, la violencia contra la mujer y el sexismo.

  • Voices raised to Free Her

    Dozens of people shared their stories and ideas at the Free Her rally against mass incarceration and the war on drugs.

  • The "freedom" to deny women health care

    With its decision in a case involving insurance coverage of birth control, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against women, workers and science.

  • Why did the NYPD invade a Harlem project?

    A resident of the Manhattanville housing project has a different story to tell about the "largest gang bust" in New York history.

  • Texans take on the frackers

    Across the state, people are demanding a halt to fracking operations that destroy the environment and put our health at risk.