Members of the anti-abortion group Created Equal target clinics across the country

The right is storming women's clinics

Anti-abortion fanatics busted into clinics in three cities this weekend to threaten patients and staff--marking a new escalation in the right wing's offensive.

James Baldwin's journey

"Nothing can be changed until it is faced," wrote James Baldwin, and a new generation is learning from him about the challenges we face today.

Sabotaging peace in Colombia

The Trump administration is pushing for discredited drug war policies that threaten to undermine attempts to end a long civil war.

The PA cracks down on dissent

The Palestinian Authority passed a law that would jail those whose speech on social media allegedly threatens "social harmony."

Not your typical series

Despite some flaws, Netflix's Atypical makes the case that society is improved by the inclusion of neurodiverse people.

The Russian Revolution of 1917
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Taking on the right

Berkeley faculty plan boycott

Hundreds of faculty and graduate students at UC Berkeley are planning an all-campus boycott as the alt-right plans to invade.

Campus crusaders for hate

White supremacists, led by Matthew Heimbach (right) vandalize the Towson University campus

Get ready: The right wing--from pro-Trump College Republicans to well-dressed reactionaries to outright fascists--is coming for your college.

United against hate in Syracuse

A new coalition calling itself Syracuse United Against Hate has united to prepare for opposing far-right mobilizations.

In defense of anti-fascism

Following last month's rallies against the far right, there has been a flurry of liberal critiques of the violence of...the anti-fascists.

The far right fails in Portland

More than 1,000 well-organized protesters successfully prevented the far right from making a comeback in the Pacific Northwest.

The right won't intimidate us

Provocateurs from the far right at UC-Berkeley are attempting to monitor and disrupt meetings of leftist groups.

Solidarity is the solution

Students at Cal State Fullerton in southern California are confronting right-wingers who want to bring Milo Yiannopoulos to campus.

The Democrats' art of the deal

The top two Democrats in Congress say they saved DACA for immigrant youth. But they gave Trump more weapons to use against their parents.

Make ICE show us its papers

Immigrant rights activists protest Trump's deportation plans in Washington state (WA Immigrant Solidarity Network | Facebook)

Immigrant justice organizations turned out at field offices across the country to demand details about planned raids and enforcement.

Make DePaul a real sanctuary

Providing a welcoming environment for undocumented students should include doing everything possible to challenge ICE.

Madison stands up for DACA

A march led by undocumented students took over the Wisconsin State Capitol building in Madison in a spirited show of defiance.

Overshadowing the far right

The main event on D.C.'s National Mall last weekend was a rally of music fans who have been falsely classified as a "hybrid gang."

We won't let them silence us

Students and faculty at Ohio University are responding to a new administration policy that effectively forbids political activity.`

Native activists brutalized

Santa Fe police attacked Native activists protesting a city celebration of conquest, and local officials are backing the cops.

Teamsters stand for sanctuary

The family of Eber Garcia Vasquez protests his deportation in New York City (Teamsters Joint Council 16)

Teamsters Joint Council 16, representing 120,000 workers in the New York area, has pledged to defend undocumented members.

Striking for their own pensions

Workers who handle health care and pension funds for several Seattle-area unions find themselves in a fight for their own benefits.

County workers deserve better

Union leaders canceled a planned two-day strike by San Diego County workers and are recommending approval of a weak deal.

Seattle's Housing for All fight

A new campaign is addressing the homeless crisis in Seattle--and demanding housing for all and an end to anti-homeless sweeps.

We the democracy

During a presidency when every week seems to produce a new outrage, we need to tear down the façade and set our sights on a fuller democracy.

The era of political whiplash

Every week--sometimes every day--brings a new outrage of the Trump era, but we can respond by building a left united behind solidarity and struggle.

DeVos turns back the clock

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan to roll back Title IX protections is the latest in a series of insults to sexual assault survivors.

Unlearned lessons of Katrina

Two SW contributors who were trapped in New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina consider the striking parallels with today's unnatural natural disasters.

Causes of the Eagle Creek fire

The forests of Oregon are ravaged by the Eagle Creek fire

The causes of a raging wildfire 45 miles outside Portland, Oregon, are human-made, but not in the way officials are saying.

The cops vs. Michael Bennett

The Las Vegas police union is going all out to attack NFL player Michael Bennett after he spoke out about their abuse.

In search of self-emancipation

Fulfilling a vision for socialism in Venezuela will require a struggle to ensure democratic control over society rests with workers.

Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims in Myanmar have fled for their lives from barbaric violence directed by the military.

Prejudices of a moral panic

Poor women already face obstacles raising their children, but they're being put under greater scrutiny, especially over drug use.

"Science" that bolsters racism

Politicians may call fascists "un-American," but the "scientific" racism of eugenics was very much a made-in-the-USA dogma.

The spirit of the Syrian people

Osama Alomar's book conveys the hope of the Syrian Revolution and the despair of the ongoing counterrevolution.

Raising the red lantern

Workers attend a mass meeting in a Petrograd factory

In his history of the Russian Revolution, October, China Miéville brings together Marxist history and inspired literary writing.

Teachers turned Chicago red

Five years ago, the Chicago Teachers Union won a major strike victory against Rahm Emanuel--but today, teachers face battles on multiple fronts.

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

Repression and resurgence

The period of reaction that followed the July Days was relatively short-lived, with the movement reviving in a matter of a month.

How Kornilov was defeated

In August of 1917, the Russian Revolution faced the threat of a coup. Defeating it depended on a mass popular mobilization.

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

Recovery that puts people first

After disasters like Katrina and Harvey, we need an approach that puts survivors ahead of the profiteering of disaster capitalists.

Por DACA y todo inmigrante

El desafío más grande contra el ataque de Trump no fueron las críticas liberales, sino la oleada de protestas a través de los Estados Unidos.

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