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Supporters of a woman's right to choose face off against antis at a Twin Cities Planned Parenthood facility

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.

It was right to confront bigotry

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

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.

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.

Back to the drawing board?

The federal court rejection of Trump's ban on Muslims is a victory for the protests against him--but don't trust that this White House will give up.

Bringing it all together

An organizer of the anti-Trump protest that occupied the Columbus airport reflects on the lessons of that day for struggles to come.

A walkout 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.

Has science gone rogue?

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

One thing Trump got right

Trump finally made a factual statement, and politicians across the spectrum are livid that he told the truth about U.S. imperialism.

New this weekend

Neglect caused this emergency

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

Trump and the alt-right

Donald Trump likes to think he not only won an election, but has "built a movement." And he has--just not the way he thinks.

Standing up to deportations

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

Trump's "voter fraud" fraud

Clockwise from top left: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump and Steve Bannon

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

Building 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.

Make OU a sanctuary campus

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

More top articles of the week

Where capitalism came from

We're taught that capitalism is natural and built into "human nature," but things look different without the green-tinted glasses.

Can the center hold in France?

Benoit Hamon, candidate of the Socialist Party for the French presidency

France's presidential campaign has been dominated by news of the right's surge, but this month brought more positive news.

The mighty blow of democracy

Weeks before the uprising against the Tsar, the Bolsheviks agitated for a one-day strike with the aim of advancing workers' power.

Discussing the way to justice

Advocates for reform of the criminal justice system held a meeting in New York to talk about strategies to confront new challenges.

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The politics of the ISO

Where We Stand: The Politics of the ISO

In this extended series of articles on the politics of international socialism, Paul D'Amato, author of The Meaning of Marxism, looks in detail at the ISO's "Where We Stand" statement.

Find out about the activities of the International Socialist Organization
The Russian Revolution of 1917
International Socialist Review |

The current issue of the ISR features an interview with Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on "Trump's Victory and the Necessity of Solidarity." For that and more articles on socialist theory and practice, go to the International Socialist Review website.

"America First" and planet last

Oil pipelines sweep across the Plains states

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

Two amazing Americans!

President Trump was right about Frederick Douglass--he has done an amazing job and is recognized for it everywhere he goes!

Picking a supreme reactionary

Neil Gorsuch would continue the awful legacy of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his crackpot doctrine of "originalism."

Special Featured Roundtable

Voices of the new resistance asked a wide range of authors and activists for their thoughts about the spreading resistance to Trump and its next steps.

More voices of the resistance

SW continues its discussion on building the resistance to Trump into a bigger and better organized force in every corner of society.

Our answer to the intimidators

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

It won't change until it's faced

James Baldwin

I Am Not Your Negro is a personalized history of the civil rights and Black Power era, through the words of James Baldwin.

Un mundo que ganar

Dado que el capitalismo es un sistema internacional, la lucha de la clase obrera para superar el capitalismo también debe ser internacional.

Contra Trump y Peña

Los trabajadores estadounidenses y mexicanos tienen un interés común en unirse para resistir a los presidentes que dirigen ambos países.

Protesting Trump and the right

Our 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 crackdown on protest rights

Trump's right-wing admirers around the U.S. are trying to blunt protests against him by proposing new laws explicitly designed to curtail dissent.

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.

What happened in Berkeley?

A participant in the protest against a far-right leader at UC Berkeley comments on some of the debates that have taken place since.

We need protest to save choice

Supporters of women's reproductive rights rally against latest attacks by the right

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

Why is Columbus rising up?

The eruption of protest in Ohio is exciting for what it says about the present--and, even more so, what it can mean for the future.

Against Trump and Peña Nieto

Mexican and U.S. workers have a common interest in resisting the right wing presidents who run their two countries.

Smacked down by Trump

When it comes to persecuting refugees, Donald Trump has nothing on Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Views in brief

Being visible is crucial | History and the Women's March | A long shot is better than no shot | Russia deserves more scrutiny

What stopped Yiannopoulos?

Accurately describing protests and the effect of different tactics is needed to formulate a strategy for the new political period.

What we mean by violence

When people say "property damage is not violence," their intentions are largely correct, but I don't think it's a useful formulation.

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