Donald Trump at the first presidential debate

It was like shooting Trump in a barrel

Trump proved in the first debate that he's an egomaniac and serial liar, but Hillary Clinton can't seem to give people a reason to vote for her.

The Tribune of the oppressors

The Chicago Tribune says that the Chicago Teachers Union strike authorization vote was undemocratic, but consider the source.

Gutting the Labor Center

The UMass administration wants to cut the budget and force out left-wing faculty at the prestigious Labor Center in Amherst.

Marx was her personal tutor

A recent biography of Eleanor Marx explores a life steeped in the political debates and struggles that defined her time.

¿Puede Clinton parar a Trump?

Es el nuevo uno-dos del mal menor: Uno, Trump podría ganar. Dos, mejor votar por Clinton, o estaremos todos condenados. ¿En serio?


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Can Clinton stop Trumpism?

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

It's the latest one-two punch of lesser evilism: One, Trump could win. So two, you better vote for Clinton, or we're all doomed. But is it true?

The can't-catch-up economy

The media seized on a Census Bureau report to declare that "America got a raise" in 2015--but a closer look at the numbers tells another story.

Still fighting for our lives

The Dakota Access Pipeline project is tied to the historic theft of Sioux lands--and so the resistance must learn that history.

They're fighting for all of us

Labor and activist groups around the country and globe are declaring their solidarity with anti-pipeline protesters in Standing Rock.

Labor must oppose the DAPL

Unionists and social justice activists are urging the AFL-CIO to reverse its shameful support for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

We can't drink oil

SW rounds up reports of solidarity actions around the country in support of the struggle to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Solidarity with Standing Rock

Protesters in Chicago take to the streets against the Dakota Access Pipeline

The International Socialist Organization stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the resistance to a new pipeline project.

Cops, racism and cover-ups

The killing of 13-year-old Tyre King is part of a pattern of police abuse that goes on because there is no fear of consequences.

The protest that rocked sports

Colin Kaepernick's act of protest by taking a knee during the national anthem set off an earthquake--and the reverberations are still being felt.

Charlotte erupts in anger

Protesters in Charlotte defy a curfew to march for justice for Keith Lamont Scott

Demonstrations and tear gas have filled the streets of North Carolina's largest city each night since the police murder of another Black man.

We blocked the bunker

Seattle activists won a victory when officials announced that they would postpone a plan to build a massive new police station.

Keeping secrets for the NYPD

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to keep secret the disciplinary records of officers who commit acts of police brutality.

Another child killed in Ohio

Police in Columbus, Ohio, shot and killed a 13-year-old--and then proceeded to blame him and his family because he had a toy gun at the time.

What led to the LIU lockout?

After 12 days locked out, faculty at Long Island University returned to work having fought off a concessionary contract proposal.

A victory in Sakuma's fields

Farmworkers march for union recognition in Washington state  (Familias Unidas por la Justicia)

Three years after the strikes that launched their union, workers at Sakuma Bros. farms north of Seattle have voted in the union.

Stop the abuse of unfree labor

Several hundred people gathered in Oakland to march in solidarity with the nationwide strike by prisoners demanding their rights.

Stereotypes and scapegoating

Bombings in New York and New Jersey and a mass stabbing in Minnesota have kicked off a new cycle of fear, confusion, bigotry and political opportunism.

A cease-fire that increases war

The U.S. and Russian cease-fire agreement in Syria--if it holds--is a plan to escalate violence and repression, not achieve peace or justice.

The era of their endless wars

Fifteen years after 9/11, it's impossible to understand countless aspects of the world without knowing how and why the "war on terror" was launched.

The battle is over...for a bit

A new challenge to Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was announced about three minutes after he was declared the winner.

Who failed Calais' refugees?

Refugees and solidarity activists march in the northern French city of Calais (Convoy to Calais)

Refugees in a French camp face desperate overcrowding and scarcity because of official inaction in France and Britain.

Can Corbyn survive the coup?

A British socialist explains what's at stake in the vote that will decide if left-winger Jeremy Corbyn will be the leader of the party.

From defiance to solidarity

Shipyard workers in Egypt are still waiting for a verdict in their military trial--but a defense campaign is winning wider support.

Duterte's death toll on the rise

The Philippines' new president has a horrific record, but his spat with Barack Obama had some on the left pulling their punches.

Murder on a picket line in Italy

People across Italy are taking action after a 53-year-old worker for a package delivery company was run down by a scab driver.

"Fee speech" isn't free speech

DePaul University is trying to shut down a socialist student group by requiring it to pay for security guards to "protect" its meeting.

From the archives

The 99 Percent finds its voice

Five years ago, activists took over Zuccotti Park, near New York City’s financial center--and the Occupy Wall Street movement was born.

Socialism in one galaxy?

For 50 years, the Star Trek franchise has inspired audiences by envisioning a better world, free from material want.

What will socialism be like?

The soviets of the Russian Revolution provided a model of the basic building block of workers' democracy

There is no blueprint for a socialist future, but we know from the struggles of past that it will involve a vast expansion of democracy and freedom.

Workers' power to end the war

One hundred years ago, a leading antiwar socialist in Germany laid out the importance of a revolution to end the First World War.

Our long shared nightmare

Any politician who refuses to recognize the problems with the status quo we endure is incapable of working to end them.

Intergalactic imperialism

Star Trek's vision was one of tokenism and co-option in support of exploitation and imperialism--not any kind of "socialism."

Views in brief

What can be done with Democrats? | West Virginia's pipeline battle | Taking on Big Brown | We can't wait for socialism | Missed out about Star Trek

Views in brief

Who wants Assad to go? | The Trotskyists take over | Cuba, democracy and one-party rule | Growth under socialism? | Thanks for the review

Out of the not-so-distant past

Some who came to a re-enactment of frontier times in a Chicago suburb will have felt their heart stutter when they saw a noose.

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