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All Power to the Rank and File

March 28, 2017 | A case for a workers' insurgency in New York City, and everywhere.

William Lewis

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

“Feminists are currently leading the way”

March 20, 2017 | After the bigger and more widespread mobilizations around an internationally coordinated call this 8 March, International Women’s Day, than have been seen for many years, Penelope Duggan from (...)

Cinzia Arruzza
Penelope Duggan

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

UNITED STATES

Donald Trump, for Women’s Rights?

March 13, 2017 | Trump promised paid family leave and to make childcare accessible and affordable. These measures are long past due in the US, but will Trump deliver?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

Trump Revives the Travel Ban

March 07, 2017 | Trump signs an executive order that brings back a version of the Muslim Ban.

UNITED STATES

School Districts to Close Due to Women’s Strike

March 06, 2017 | Chapel Hill-Carrboro, a North Carolina School District and Alexandria Public Schools (Alexandria, VA) recently put out school closure statements because so many teachers called out for the (...)

Khanh Le
Anna Malyukova

IDEAS & DEBATES

Can the Police Stop Deportations? A Debate with Kshama Sawant

March 02, 2017 | Could cops help immigrants resist the ICE? Or does this demand only create illusions in a deeply racist institution? A debate with Socialist Alternative.

Wladek Flakin

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New York City Prepares for the Women’s Strike

February 27, 2017 | Calls for the International Women’s Strike have reached New York City, as people prepare for a day of mobilizations and actions on March 8.

UNITED STATES

Two Sides of the Same Old Coin: Ellison, Perez, and Democratic Party Establishment

February 26, 2017 | Tom Perez won the DNC chairmanship. While some paint this as a loss for the working class, Ellison and Perez are actually two sides of the same coin.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

Trump’s Chaotic First Month

February 24, 2017 | The start of Trump’s presidency has been nothing short of chaos. National orders followed closely by counter-orders, erratic foreign policies, and the early resignations from a cabinet still under (...)

Claudia Cinatti

GUEST POST:

“The Future Is Female” Is Not A Progressive Slogan

February 21, 2017 | “The Future Is Female” is a corporate feminist slogan. It erases queer, trans, and other non-binary people entirely, and it implies erasing men, which is not feminist.

Sam Miller

UNITED STATES

Workers Against Trump

February 20, 2017 | Class struggle is, as it has always been, the main source of conflict in our society. A month into Trump’s presidency, we need to fight from a working-class perspective.

Juan Cruz Ferre

#DAYWITHOUTIMMIGRANTS

Immigrant Workers Shut Down McDonalds Nationwide

February 17, 2017 | McDonald’s all over the country closed due to #DayWithoutImmigrants protests

IMMIGRANT STRIKE

Nationwide #DayWithoutImmigrants Shuts Down Businesses and Schools

February 16, 2017 | On Thursday schools and businesses closed due to nationwide #DayWithoutImmigrants protests.

IMMIGRANTS STRIKE

#DayWithoutImmigrants Shuts Down a Michigan School District

February 16, 2017 | The Grand Rapids School district is likely to call a snow day on Thursday because so many students participated in the #DayWithoutImmigrants protests.

GUEST POST

Disappointing Reactions to the Anti-Milo Berkeley Antifa Action

February 16, 2017 | Socialists should do better than making unfounded accusations of police infiltration

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

US - IMMIGRATION

Hundreds Arrested During Nationwide Immigration Raids

February 15, 2017 | Since last week, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency has been carrying out nation-wide raids targeting undocumented workers. Hundreds of immigrants have been arrested and are (...)

Ivan Matewan

UNITED STATES

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

February 14, 2017 | What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. (...)

Wladek Flakin

WOMEN'S STRUGGLE

Towards an Internationalist Feminism Rooted in the Working Class

February 12, 2017 | After the massive January 21 Women's March on Washington, all eyes are on March 8: International Women's Day. We should join the women all over the world who will go on strike on March 8, (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli
Carmen C.A.

UNITED STATES

Who is to Blame for Betsy DeVos?

February 08, 2017 | On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education. She is entirely unqualified and seeks to dismantle public education as we know it. Who is to blame for her confirmation?

Tatiana Cozzarelli

GERMANY

Refugees: The End of the German Illusion

February 08, 2017 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel responds to Trump’s racism. Is she being cynical, hypocritical, or both?

Sebastian Vargas

WOMEN´S MARCH

The Failure of Liberal Feminism in the Trump Era

February 06, 2017 | The restrictions imposed by the new administration on the right to choose and the promise of new attacks raise the question of how to defend women’s rights in the Trump era.

Celeste Murillo

UNITED STATES

Fight Trump, Keep Dems at Bay: The Case Against a Popular Front

February 04, 2017 | If we want long term gains for the working class, we need to avoid the trap of the Democratic Party.

Juan Cruz Ferre
Ariane Fischer

GUEST POST

Trump Keeps Promises by Attacking the Working Class and Oppressed

February 03, 2017 | Media outlets from the Washington Post to Democracy Now! have been consistently reporting on Trump and his actions against the EPA and refugees, but here’s a few issues that haven’t received as (...)

Rohit Chandan

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