Thousands take to the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2018 Women's March (Tabitha Kaylee Hawk | flickr)

It's one year later, and we're twice as pissed off

Anger and discontent surged beyond what lead organizers intended at the massive Women's Marches marking one year since Trump's inauguration.

Starved one tunnel at a time

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges and fading support, so he's turned to a new assault on Gaza.

The fight goes on for Siham

Supporters and family of a deported activist rallied to protest the repression she faces at the hands of authorities at multiple levels.

Chicago drivers get a contract

After months of negotiations and a planned strike vote, city snowplow and garbage truck drivers in Chicago ratified a new contract.

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The History of Black America

Read Socialist Worker's series on the history of the African American struggle in the U.S., from slavery through Jim Crow, civil rights and Black Power, up to the present day.

False alarms and real threats

The main lesson of the false alert about an incoming missile strike isn't the need to upgrade alert systems, but to end the continuing threat of nuclear war.

A year of resistance

One year after the Women's Marches, the left needs to take stock of what strategies will help build the opposition against Trump--and what won't.

What's wrong with Trump?

Some liberals and leftists focus on Trump's mental stability, but that risks deflecting attention away from his reactionary politics.

Sick of a shithole president

Donald Trump (Gage Skidmore | Wikimedia Commons)

Trump's racist outburst has further disgusted millions of people--but we need an alternative to waiting on the Washington system to do something.

Stepping up the war on weed

Trump's attorney general has announced a new offensive in a failed war--a plan to go after states that decriminalized marijuana.

The sad story of Sloppy Steve

What a pleasure it's been to watch Steve Bannon's decline from political mastermind to a pathetic nobody begging for forgiveness.

Inside the deportation machine

The Trump administration's anti-immigrant apparatus reaches beyond ICE agents alone in its mission to force immigrants back into the shadows.

ICE wants her "disappeared"

Maru Mora-Villalpando faces deportation after decades in the U.S.--because of her outspoken activism for immigrant rights.

Justice can't be temporary

Salvadoran immigrant workers take to the streets of Los Angeles (TPS Alliance | Facebook)

As we fight for Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoran and Haitian immigrants, we also need to challenge the program's limits.

We stand with Ravi Ragbir

Supporters sprung into action in support of a leading New York immigrant rights activist after he was detained at an ICE check-in.

Single-payer is a feminist issue

The sexism embedded in the health care system shows why advocates of women's equality need to join the single-payer fight.

How can they be left to freeze?

The Woodside Houses in Queens went without heat during the bomb cyclone

As temperatures plunged during the "bomb cyclone" storm, residents of at least 18 New York public housing complexes had no heat.

Too cold to learn in Baltimore

A Baltimore City Public Schools parent tells the story behind recent photos of children seen suffering in freezing classrooms.

Dying from despair

For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the U.S. has declined as a result of the deep social crisis that is stalking the country.

A struggle built on solidarity

The fight to win a single-payer health care system with access for all is one of those issues that can mobilize millions of people.

Students expel metal detectors

A December walkout at New York City high schools was the culmination of a successful student-led fightback against police searches.

Clinic defenders find our voice

Dozens of pro-choice activists turned out to defend a Seattle clinic, despite the attempts of Planned Parenthood to discourage them.

A fight for Ahed and Palestine

The fight for Ahed Tamimi and her family has become a lightning rod for the struggle to win justice for all Palestinians.

What we learned from #MeToo

Standing up against sexism at the Women's March in Boston (C.C. Chapman | flickr)

Three Socialist Worker contributors take stock of what #MeToo has accomplished in the last several months--and where it could go from here.

Silicon Valley robber barons

Like their Gilded Age predecessors, today's tech billionaires use their wealth and power to wring profit from workers in the U.S. and around the world.

The crisis before the crisis

When a UN official investigating poverty toured the U.S., a scholar had this to say about the dire conditions in Puerto Rico.

Fighting so we can all breathe

After a New York City cop murdered her father in 2014, Erica Garner threw herself into the struggle and became one of our most powerful voices.

Australia's neocolonial gulag

The Manus Island concentration camp for refugees is a cruel symbol of the relationship between Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Never forget Nagasaki

I traveled to Japan to apologize, especially to the Hibakusha--the word for survivors of the atomic blasts during the World War II.

Union busting, Russian-style

Russian labor activist Alexei Etmanov leads a demonstration of autoworkers through St. Petersburg  (MPRA | Facebook)

The Russian state is attacking a major trade union, claiming that it is a "foreign agent" as a pretext to legal moves to dissolve it.

The causes of Haiti's suffering

The people of Haiti have been resilient in the face of all that the West has inflicted on them. It is Trump who is a living obscenity.

How did Eduardo García die?

Eduardo's friends and comrades are calling for solidarity to put pressure on Mexican authorities to investigate his assassination.

The new resistance in Iran

An Iranian-American socialist explains the bitter grievances driving the protests shaking Iran's rulers--and what is needed to sustain and expand them.

Picked off by the right wing

George Ciccariello-Maher's resignation is a chilling reminder that the war on left-wing voices is taking a toll and needs to be fought.

The King they won't celebrate

In the final years of his life, Martin Luther King presented a radical critique of U.S. society and campaigned for fundamental and far-reaching change.

Does revolution still matter?

The question of revolution isn't about the distant final climax, but how we understand our power today--and what the society we're fighting for looks like.

The Man in Black at Folsom

Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison

Fifty years ago, Johnny Cash played two concerts at Folsom Prison that changed music and cemented his place as an advocate for the oppressed.

The fable of localism

A former ski coach and radio personality living in rural Vermont is the unlikely hero of climate activist Bill McKibben's novel.

Seems they'd rather lose

What does it say that several hopeful NFL franchises decided to tank the season rather than sign Colin Kaeperick to a contract?

Their silence about Ahed

The way Western pundits and the media are treating the actions of Ahed Tamimi is rooted in Islamophobia and racism.

Rivalidad imperial en Yemen

Una competencia imperialista, impulsada por Estados Unidos y las potencias regionales en Medio Oriente, está causando una catástrofe en Yemen.

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