Clockwise from top left: Destruction in Yemen; Donald Trump; protesting in Palestine

Empire and the Middle East in the age of Trump

One of the left's leading experts on the Middle East looks at new developments--and at what has changed for the U.S. and what hasn't under Trump.

Trump's planned provocation

Palestinians and their allies in the fight for self-determination are protesting Trump's provocative declaration about Jerusalem.

Tax the rich, not the sick

The Republican tax-cut heist isn't going unopposed, as protests spread from the nation's capital to cities around the country.

Crashing a landlords' party

Activists organizing around tenants' rights and homelessness came together to make sure that Seattle landlords felt the heat.

Who is for a neutral internet?

The demand to maintain net neutrality, while positive, is limited, because the internet as it exists is fundamentally not neutral.


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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.


Taking a toll on the internet

The actions of the FCC are about to give a few powerful companies unprecedented control over our access to online content.

A colossal act of cruelty

Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump on Capitol Hill

The Republicans' tax cut legislation isn't just about making the rich richer--it is coldly calculated to punish the working class and the poor.

Grad workers fight tax plan

On more than 50 campuses, graduate students organized walkouts, grade-ins and rallies to protest the GOP tax plan that targets higher education.

Tying up a weak watchdog

If Trump and the Republicans get their way, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will be gutted by its new acting director.

Turning their back on refugees

The latest victims of Trump's cruel policies are Haitian refugees of the 2010 earthquake with temporary status to live in the U.S.

The stoppable Donald Trump

No one should downplay the damage Trump and Co. have done, but the left should keep in mind the moments when they didn't get their way--and why.

Taking on the right

The Nazis next door

A New York Times puff piece on a neo-Nazi that attracted well-deserved criticism shows the strategy of the racists to try to normalize their presence.

Protesting a racist at UConn

Students protest against alt-right provocateur Lucian Wintrich at the University of Connecticut

Hundreds of anti-racists mobilized to protest an alt-right provocateur who was invited to speak on the topic "It's OK to Be White."

One nation under the Bible?

The Green family has a specific brand of Christianity that it is trying to push--and it's using a new "museum" in order to do it.

The clock is ticking on DACA

Trump's cruel decision to phase out DACA by March is causing chaos for undocumented youth--and bringing important movement debates to a head.

A DREAMer fights for others

The Republican tax heist is overshadowing another tragedy: the fear of DACA recipients and their families facing an uncertain future.

Solidarity halted a deportation

There are important lessons to learn from the successful fight to stop Riaz Talukder from being taken from his family and community.

The Amazon bidding wars

Some of the cities that swiped public money to build sports stadiums are now vying for Amazon's second corporate headquarters.

UPS is back to the 19th century

An overloaded UPS facility

The holiday season means big profits for UPS--and grueling working conditions for employees, including a 70-hour workweek for drivers.

Message from part-time faculty

Part-time faculty went on a two-day strike at Columbia College in Chicago--with students and full-time faculty by their side.

If not Corbyn, then what?

The question that left-wing critics of British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn need to answer is: What else is there?

Alfombra roja para el imperio

La inesperadamente tranquila conducta de Trump durante su gira por Asia oscurece la militarización en marcha ya por años.

El parable Donald Trump

Sin minimizar el daño que Trump ha hecho, la izquierda debe prestar atención a aquellos momentos en que ellos no pudieron salirse con la suya.

Hurricane-force neoliberalism

The destruction, both natural and man-made, following this fall's hurricanes shows how international elites are prepared to exploit catastrophes.

Island of portable generators

A socialist in Puerto Rico describes daily life after Maria--on an island that has become completely reliant on portable generators for electricity.

Cyntoia Brown should be free

Attention is finally being paid to the case of a sex trafficking victim sentenced to life in prison for shooting a man in self-defense.

When abusers make the rules

The #MeToo moment has come to Capitol Hill--revealing a system that protects the harassers and abusers, and silences women who report them.

The slavery horror in Libya

Protesters take to the streets of Barcelona against the slave trade in Libya (Jorge Franganillo | flickr)

Horrifying reports about the sale of captured Black African migrants in Libyan slave auctions have sparked international outrage.

Left with tiny scraps of land

A British socialist writes about what he saw in the West Bank during a trip organized to forge solidarity between communities.

Melbourne to Milo: Get out!

Hundreds of anti-racist protesters defied police to demonstrate against right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos in Australia.

No more work until we're paid

Some 300 workers at a construction site in Istanbul have stopped working because they haven't received their salaries for months.

Self-organization in Catalonia

The Committees for the Defense of the Republic are giving organizational form to demands for self-determination in Catalonia.

Emin Şakir must be freed

A member of the Revolutionary Socialist Workers Party in Turkey was arrested for having socialist material on a website.

Business warms to Corbyn?

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses the Confederation of British Industry

With Theresa May's Tory government in perpetual crisis, left-winger Jeremy Corbyn is getting support from unexpected quarters.

A peace prize that's deserved

For once, the Nobel Peace Prize went to an ideal recipient this year: the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

Australia's state violence

The violence that the Australian state used against refugees in the Manus prison camp was repeated on the streets of Melbourne.

Their big lies about socialism

In response to revived interest in socialism, right-wing ideologues are recycling old slanders about communism. What does today's left have to say?

Sound theories

A new book explores how musicians have sometimes acquiesced to the world around them--and sometimes challenged and even changed it.

The Klan's hateful history

The Ku Klux Klan has sown racist terror for 150 years, but a new book focuses on one of the three distinct phases of its existence.

Series: The Russian Revolution

Read SW's series on the Russian Revolution, which began 100 years ago today.

The final act of the revolution

By October 1917, the unstable situation of dual power--the workers' councils versus the Provisional Government--came to a head.

The legacy of 1917

The conclusion to Socialist Worker's series on the 1917 Russian Revolution discusses the lessons for revolutionaries today.

Find a list of articles from the full Socialist Worker series on Russia 1917.

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