Topic: Injustice system

  • When did de Blasio become Giuliani?

    Continuing his rightward shift on policing, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed the NYPD's repression at a recent march.

  • Reparations for police torture in Chicago

    The Chicago City Council will vote on an ordinance providing compensation and other aid to the victims of police torturers.

  • Riots, rebellion and the Black working class

    Fifty years after Black workers rebelled in Watts, a new generation of African Americans is confronting racism in the wake of the Great Recession.

  • The trigger-happiest of them all

    Philadelphia police shoot at residents more often than cops in Chicago, Los Angeles and even New York, a city five times its size.

  • All day for Freddie Gray

    The murder of Freddie Gray by six Baltimore cops sparked solidarity protests across the U.S. in late April and early May.

  • Baltimore's debt to a remarkable family

    The Gilliam-Price family is fighting to reclaim Baltimore and demanding their rightful place in a city that took their blood.

  • La Rebelión de Baltimore

    La erupción de masivas protestas en Baltimore es una expansión de la resistencia y su evolución hacia un nuevo terreno.

  • Closing the port for Black lives

    In conjunction with activists and unions around the Bay Area, Oakland dockworkers shut down the port on May Day.

  • Baltimore's message is heard around the world

    People in Baltimore and beyond are celebrating the power of protest after the cops who killed Freddie Gray were charged--but the struggle will go on.

  • Reporters singled out by police

    Three SocialistWorker.org contributors in Baltimore describe the police threats they faced after a day of peaceful protests.

  • Reports from the resistance

    SW contributors tell what they saw in Baltimore and New York City as the protests that erupted after Freddie Gray's murder continue.

  • The Baltimore Rebellion

    The eruption of mass protest in Baltimore is not a repeat of Ferguson, but an expansion of the resistance and its evolution onto new terrain.

  • Killing capital punishment

    With public support for the death penalty declining dramatically, the barbarous practice may be on its way out.

  • We have a right to be in the streets for Freddie

    While the media focus on property damage, protesters are taking to the streets to demand justice for Baltimore police murder victim Freddie Gray.

  • Rise up for Rekia!

    A Chicago courtroom erupted in anger at a new travesty of justice when a judge allowed the cop who killed Rekia Boyd to go free.

  • Should police murderers go to prison?

    The struggle to hold police responsible for their racist violence can build confidence for people to organize for bigger changes.

  • La violencia policial es sistémica

    La nueva lucha no sólo exige que los policías sean responsable por sus crímenes, sino además acusa un sistema construido sobre el racismo.

  • Confronting the epidemic of police murders

    A new generation is fighting not only to hold police accountable for their crimes, but to indict an entire system built on brutality and racism.

  • Madison students take to the streets for justice

    High school students in the Wisconsin capital staged walkouts and occupied an intersection in protest against police murder.

  • Where's the justice for Glenn Ford?

    The Louisiana justice system destroyed Glenn Ford's life--and now that he's free, it's making sure he continues to suffer.

  • Investigations that only hide the truth

    The video of Walter Scott's murder in South Carolina has again exposed the lying that routinely follows police murders.

  • Why do they want more cops?

    Just months after cheerleading Black Lives Matter protests, liberals on the New York City Council want to hire more police.

  • A modest win against youth incarceration

    Seattle activists pressured the city to reduce the size of a proposed new juvenile jail--but they aren't satisfied yet.

  • Give Mumia the medical care he needs

    A leading figure in the struggle for Mumia Abu-Jamal says Pennsylvania is trying to carry out an execution by medical neglect.

  • All Black children matter

    Two parents who have lost children to violence talk about the struggle against racism and police terror in New York City.