Topic: National

  • The fight goes on for a deported activist

    Supporters and family of a deported activist rallied to protest the repression she faces at the hands of authorities at multiple levels.

  • One year later and twice as pissed off

    Anger and discontent surged beyond what lead organizers intended at the massive Women's Marches marking one year since Trump's inauguration.

  • The deportation machine that thrives on terror

    The Trump administration's anti-immigrant apparatus reaches beyond ICE agents alone in its mission to force immigrants back into the shadows.

  • NYC students get metal detectors expelled

    A December walkout at New York City high schools was the culmination of a successful student-led fightback against police searches.

  • The activist who ICE wants "disappeared"

    Maru Mora-Villalpando faces deportation after decades in the U.S.--because of her outspoken activism for immigrant rights.

  • Why single-payer is a feminist issue

    The sexism embedded in the health care system shows why advocates of women's equality need to join the single-payer fight.

  • Finding our voices in defense of clinics

    Dozens of pro-choice activists turned out to defend a Seattle clinic, despite the attempts of Planned Parenthood to discourage them.

  • Picked off by the right-wing thought police

    George Ciccariello-Maher's resignation is a chilling reminder that the war on left-wing voices is taking a toll and needs to be fought.

  • Justice for immigrants can't be temporary

    As we fight for Temporary Protected Status for Salvadoran and Haitian immigrants, we also need to challenge the program's limits.

  • We stand with Ravi Ragbir

    Supporters sprung into action in support of a leading New York immigrant rights activist after he was detained at an ICE check-in.

  • Sessions doubles down in the war on weed

    Trump's attorney general has announced a new offensive in a failed war--a plan to go after states that decriminalized marijuana.

  • She fought so we can all breathe

    After a New York City cop murdered her father in 2014, Erica Garner threw herself into the struggle and became one of our most powerful voices.

  • A health-care struggle built on solidarity

    The fight to win a single-payer health care system with access for all is one of those issues that can mobilize millions of people.

  • Classrooms where it's too cold to learn

    A Baltimore City Public Schools parent tells the story behind recent photos of children seen suffering in freezing classrooms.

  • Dying from despair, but no help from Trump

    For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the U.S. has declined as a result of the deep social crisis that is stalking the country.

  • What we learned when women said #MeToo

    Three Socialist Worker contributors take stock of what #MeToo has accomplished in the last several months--and where it could go from here.

  • Siham Byah was stolen away from her family

    A 40-year-old single mother and longtime freedom fighter in Boston was deported without warning shortly after Christmas.

  • Why am I in this cell?

    Read excerpts from letters by Boston activist Siham Byah while she was held in terrible conditions at ICE facilities before her secret deportation.

  • I need my mom, my family and my home

    The 8-year-old son of a detained Boston activist makes a heartbreaking appeal to the authorities who took his mother away.

  • #MeToo sacude a Washington

    La renuncia de seis miembros del Congreso, luego de ser acusados de agresión sexual, puede ser sólo el comienzo, así como la atención se centra en Trump.

  • #MeToo shakes the Washington elite

    The resignations of six members of Congress over sexual assault allegations could be the tip of iceberg, with new attention turning to Donald Trump.

  • ICE abuses the legal system

    ICE is tearing our lives and communities apart, making the need to respond with organization more urgent than ever.

  • Starving schools to shut them down in Chicago

    Four "underperforming" schools have been slated for closure, but education activists see through Chicago officials' theft of resources.

  • A killer cop gets away with an execution

    Recently released video of a 2016 police killing in Arizona is horrifying--but not surprising given the epidemic of cop violence in the U.S.

  • Get ICE out of the courthouse

    New York City public defenders launched a campaign against the targeting of immigrants who come to court to exercise their rights.