Donald Trump (Shealah Craighead)

Will the Trump tower of corruption topple over?

Trump's legal troubles are getting serious, but scandalmongering isn't the way to challenge the Trump regime, nor his far-right shock troops.

Trump's border accomplice

Why would a liberal Democratic governor support Trump's call for National Guard troops to protect the U.S.-Mexico border?

A BDS victory at Barnard

Barnard College students voted in favor of a referendum calling for divestment from eight firms complicit in Israeli apartheid.

Make Syracuse Recognize Us

Bigoted videos from Syracuse University's Theta Tau chapter are sparking protests and demands for broader change at the school.

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Setting off a powder keg?

U.S. missiles streak across the sky over Damascus

The U.S.-led air strikes against Syria will intensify geopolitical conflicts in the region and around the globe, bringing the world closer to war.

U.S. missiles won't save Syria

Another nightmare has been added to the misery and war in Syria--and there will be more to come if Trump orders his threatened military strike.

Trump's welfare reform 2.0

As he comes under greater scrutiny for his sleazy and corrupt career, Trump is wheeling out all the old hypocritical lies to sell "welfare reform 2.0."

Hawkish talk from a liberal

She has a progressive reputation on domestic issues, but when it comes to war and foreign policy, Elizabeth Warren can talk as tough as any Republican.

The NYPD answer to a crisis

At Saheed Vassell's funeral on April 20, hundreds mourned his death at the hands of police and vowed to continue the fight for justice.

Sentenced for a cop's crime

Alabama teenager Lakeith Smith is going to prison for 65 years--because he was present when a cop killed his friend.

Will Vermont's gun laws help?

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signs gun control legislation outside the statehouse

The three new gun-control measures passed into law in Vermont are a departure for the state--but we should take a closer look.

It's the cop way or the highway

Three New York State senators are holding a highway bill hostage to their plan to put armed cops in every New York City school.

Madison debates gun violence

A discussion about guns at the University of Wisconsin was notable for what Republican and Democratic speakers failed to mention.

Making money off detentions

Activists challenged an Essex County Democrat who claims to support immigrants over his backing for an ICE detention center.

Asheville stands up to ICE

Hundreds of Asheville residents gathered in solidarity with their immigrant neighbors after a series of ICE raids detained dozens.

Marching for Science

Science must advance justice

Defending science from attacks by the Trump administration isn't enough--we need to transform the role of science.

Using science for liberation

A leading scholar of evolutionary genetics and debunker of biological theories of race talks about why we need radical scientists.

A walkout by Baystate nurses

Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center demand a fair contract  (Massachusetts Nurses Association | Facebook)

Staffing is a major issue at Baystate Franklin Medical Center, where the Massachusetts Nurses Association held a one-day strike.

UC workers fight for respect

Here's what custodians and services workers for the University of California system are demanding as they hold a strike vote.

Poverty wages are a disgrace

University of California workers held a day of action on the anniversary of Martin Luther King's murder to demand fairness.

Stopping a tuition increase

When the Portland State University Board of Trustees wanted to raise tuition, students halted their plans with the treat to strike.

Protesting an anti-choicer

NYC for Abortion Rights members protested an anti-abortion official of the Trump administration when he spoke at the UN.

Guns and the suicide epidemic

Suicide is the leading cause of gun deaths in the U.S., and it warrants attention in the discussion about stopping gun violence.

Rebellion of the teachers

The road ahead in Kentucky

Teachers sent a loud and proud message at Capitol protests, but there are questions to answer about the shape of future organizing.

Colo. teachers at the capital

Hundreds of educators walked out of schools and rallied in Denver to protests devastating cuts to the public employees pension fund.

Who's afraid of the teachers?

School "walk-ins" across Arizona are the latest actions of a movement that has won concessions from the governor--but teachers say they aren't done.

How teachers got organized

Three teachers talk about conditions in Arizona--and how they joined got involved in organizing to get something done about it.

Where is Kentucky headed?

Kentucky teachers rally outside the Capitol building in Frankfort (Kentucky Education Association)

Kentucky teachers are continuing a difficult fight in a Republican-dominated state, but something crucial has already been gained.

Learning from West Virginia

It's obvious from talking to striking teachers that the media painted a caricature of West Virginia that left out its militant tradition.

The myth of the #MeToo panic

The #MeToo campaign has been accused of ignoring "due process"--but has due process existed at all for women who have faced sexual assault?

Taking on the right

A far-right threat crystallizes

A list of anti-racist activists is circulating on a far-right internet forum, raising the clear threat of neo-Nazi violence against the left.

Feminist outpouring in Spain

The massive protests in the Spanish state on International Women's Day were historic in more ways than one. Here's the background.

Countering a blacklist

The new website Against Canary Mission is dedicated to opposing a malicious attempt to smear and blacklist opponents of Israel.

Resistance in a Bedouin village

The inhabitants of Umm al-Khair are fighting displacement in the face of violence from the Israeli state and Zionist settlers.

The Italian right's election win

Northern League leader Matteo Salvini speaks, flanked by right-wing politician Giorgia Meloni and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

Socialists in Italy explain the backdrop to an election in which xenophobic and populist forces trounced the center-left Democrats.

The caravan marches north

Some 1,500 migrants from Central America set out on a journey across Mexico toward the U.S. to demand dignity and asylum.

The making of a massacre

Israel deliberately deployed its forces to meet Palestinian border protests with deadly force--and that's exactly what took place.

Good riddance to Ríos Montt

The former dictator of Guatemala and CIA favorite is dead, but the cycle of Central American violence and migration remains.

Uniting the struggles in France

The ingredients exist for workers to take on Emmanuel Macron's neoliberal attacks, but only if union action is brought together.

The economics of their waste

Recycling programs around the world are on the brink of collapse, and the reason is both simple and absurd: They're not profitable.

When Lucasville rose up

A prisoner who took part in the Lucasville prison rebellion describes how inmates organized and the legacy of the revolt today.

Why workers have the power

Construction workers in New York City rally to defend their union (nylecet | Facebook)

When working people organize collectively, they have their best hope to win change, and they provide a glimpse of how society could be different.

Can we rescue Jewish culture?

Younger generations are breaking the stranglehold that pro-Israel politics has had on American Jewish life for decades.

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