Socialist Worker | March 2017

Read the articles featured in this month's print edition of Socialist Worker.

The immigrant rights struggle

Trump's war on immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security has released its plans for making good on Trump's threat to the health and safety of millions of people.

Make OU a sanctuary campus

Seventy people calling for Ohio University to proclaim itself a sanctuary campus were arrested for occupying a university building.

The fight for women's rights

It was right to confront bigotry

All over the country, thousands turned out at Planned Parenthood clinics to show their support for choice--and counter anti-abortion groups.

Lessons of our counterprotest

Our success in mobilizing against the antis outside Planned Parenthood clinics points to issues we need to address to resist the attack on our rights.

We're taking action on March 8

A National Planning Committee member for International Women's Strike USA on March 8 talks about the high hopes for this day of resistance.

Fair-weather fans of choice

As supporters of reproductive rights begin taking the streets to push back against the right, it's time to discuss the Democrats' impact on our struggle.

Our History and Traditions

How to bring down a president

Trump's crisis-ridden presidency has people asking: What would it take to force him out? The Nixon era shows what it takes to topple a president.

Do protests matter?

It's often difficult for ordinary people to imagine we can have an impact on how society is organized. Mass protests can aid our imaginations.

Lenin prepares the Bolsheviks

By late April 1917, the Bolsheviks stood out as the one major political party committed to workers' self-emancipation.

Movement News

Berkeley confronts the right

Far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos was set to speak at UC Berkeley, but thanks to 2,000 protesters, he didn't get the chance.

No walls against free speech

Student activists at Loyola University in Chicago are fighting to overturn bureaucratic restrictions on free speech and assembly.

Socialist Worker | March 2017

Trump's anti-Muslim ban

Will he get his anti-travel ban?

The federal court rejection of Trump's ban on Muslims is a victory for the protests against him--but don't trust that this White House will give up.

Bodega owners against the ban

New York City's Yemeni storeowners closed their delis across the city to protest Trump's ban targeting people from Muslim countries.

Bringing it all together

An organizer of the anti-Trump protest that occupied the Columbus airport reflects on the lessons of that day for struggles to come.

Tech has no borders

Some 600 Comcast workers in Philadelphia walked off the job in solidarity with their immigrant co-workers against Trump's ban.

National Politics

Raising the resistance

The mass opposition to Trump is opening up crucial opportunities for the left to expand the influence of its politics and the reach of its organizations.

From the donkey's mouth?

Nancy Pelosi spoke the truth when she said the Democrats "are capitalist"--but more and more supporters are starting to wonder if that's a good thing.

Picking a supreme reactionary

Neil Gorsuch would continue the awful legacy of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his crackpot doctrine of "originalism."