Women march in midtown Manhattan against Trump's sexism and bigotry

How do we push sexism back to the fringe?

The face of sexual assault and contempt for women is also the face of the next president, but the anti-sexist majority can send Trump a message.

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Did the Russians do it?

The allegations of Russian interference in the presidential election have caused a number of strange flip-flops in U.S. politics.

A climate of crisis and uprising

What's happening in México is a result of an accumulation of outrages committed by the regime of President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Behind the attack in Jerusalem

Israel's apartheid regime is the root cause of the truck attack that killed four Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem in early January.

Solidarity grows in Brooklyn

The newly initiated Bay Ridge for Social Justice group mobilized a dynamic and family-friendly march on MLK Day.

Views in brief

The left response to an assault | More factors in Chicago's violence | What the hacked e-mails showed | Give Obama some credit


Everywhere but in the mirror

The revelations from hacked DNC e-mails didn't lose the election for the Democrats. Their neoliberal, pro-corporate, anti-worker policies did.

A racist in charge of our rights?

Donald Trump calls his attorney general choice Jeff Sessions a "world-class legal mind," but world-class racist is more like it.

Why solidarity can trump hate

To build a resistance to Trump, we need a spirit of united struggle among the majority of people who have a common interest in fighting together.

Who gets to take on Trump?

Meryl Streep speaks out against Donald Trump at the Golden Globes

Meryl Streep challenged Donald Trump at the Golden Globes and sparked a debate about celebrities speaking against injustice.

Trump and the Israeli right

The recent UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements is a parting shot by Obama's thoroughly pro-Israel administration.

Standing up to the right

We made the Nazis back down

Neo-Nazis canceled a planned armed march on Martin Luther King Day in Montana, after antiracists made their opposition clear.

Taking on alt-right hate

Student protesters at the University of California-Davis shut down a reactionary speaking event led by Milo Yiannopoulos.

The resistance must continue

Our side is the majority, and we have the power to stop Trump's agenda, but it will require that we get organized and fight back.

Rahm's false cures for violence

The solution to Chicago's gun violence tragedy isn't more policing or tougher laws, but reversing neoliberal policies and confronting racism.

Left off Cuomo's tuition plan

Senator Bernie Sanders and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo take the stage together at La Guardia Community College in New York City

Plans for a scholarship to make public higher education free for some students doesn’t go far enough to provide what we deserve.

How we removed the Staples

The victory against U.S. Postal Service outsourcing to Staples is an important step forward in the struggle against privatization.

La solidaridad derrota al odio

Necesitamos construir una resistencia contra Trump entre todos aquellos que tengamos un interés mutuo en luchar unidos.

La trampa trumponómica

La promesa de Trump de estimular la economía para impulsar la creación de empleos es una cubierta para aun otro obsequio para los más ricos.

Turkey turns to the iron fist

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attends meetings in Istanbul after the unsuccessful coup

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is using the pretext of last year's coup to purge one-time allies from the Turkish state and repress a range of opponents.

Recover the Pakistani activists

Famed poet Salman Haider was among several left-wing people who have disappeared this month in Pakistan.

Peña Nieto adds fuel to the fire

Protests against energy price hikes are the latest upheaval to rock the legitimacy of the Mexican government of Enrique Peña Nieto.

It's time to free Leonard Peltier

The final push is on to get Barack Obama to free Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier after 40 years ago of unjust incarceration.

Why was BDS beaten?

Opponents of Israeli apartheid were defeated in voting on resolutions by the Modern Language Association's Delegate Assembly.

A glimpse of a better world

"Working" to provide meals to the water protectors at Standing Rock protest camps didn't feel like work at all, and here's why.

The other America

Martin Luther King marches for striking sanitation workers in Memphis on March 18, 1968

A speech King gave three weeks before he was killed focused on issues of racism, poverty and war that are still with us today.

Myth of the leaders and the led

Are people products of their society or shapers of it? Or both? The first installment of our "User's Guide to Marxism" provides some answers.

Tribute to John Berger

The ways John Berger saw

The left-wing critic and author dedicated his life to illustrating how art has the potential to matter in the struggle for a better world.

Berger's unfinished business

John Berger made the questions of art seem worth grappling with as part of grappling with the questions of the world we live in.

The nature of demonstrations

Demonstrations express political ambitions before the political means necessary to realize them have been created.

Waking up from the dream

In Strangers in Their Own Land, sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild shares what she learned from researching Tea Party backers.

Not begging their pardon

Jack Johnson in 1915

The family of boxer Jack Johnson should refuse the cynical attempts by right-wingers to pardon him for what was never a crime.

Cynical uses of hacking claims

Why should we unquestioningly believe claims that Russia was attempting to throw the 2016 presidential election to Trump?

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