Kentucky Enacts Near-Total Abortion Ban
Abortion is now effectively illegal in Kentucky, with the state enacting the country’s harshest restrictions so far. We need a mass movement to fight for safe, legal, and free abortion, on demand.
Otto ForsApril 16, 2022
Justice for Patrick Lyoya: Black Man Murdered by Cop during Traffic Stop
A police officer shot 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids, Michigan last week. Videos released on Wednesday give us a glimpse into the latest atrocious muder of a Black man at the hands of the police. No justice, no peace.
Ezra BrainApril 13, 2022
Lizelle Herrera: Latest Victim in War on Abortion Rights
A woman in Starr County, Texas was arrested and jailed on a $500,000 bond on Thursday in the latest in a series of attacks on abortion rights.
Frankie LevineApril 11, 2022
Democrat-Led Cities Are Cracking Down on the Unhoused
Democratic mayors across the country are increasingly attacking the unhoused. Activists are fighting back, and the labor movement can be a key ally.
John M.F. VergaraApril 9, 2022
Mayor Adams Courts Wealthy New Yorkers and Brutalizes the Unhoused
New York City Mayor Eric Adams is evicting unhoused people from their living spaces and cracking down on sheltering in subways. It’s part of his administration’s "law and order" politics and efforts to court the wealthy.
Olivia WoodApril 1, 2022
The Supreme Court Is Our Enemy, with or without Ketanji Brown Jackson
Confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson were a show of racist and sexist right-wing attacks. But while Judge Jackson’s nomination is significant and we must denounce the sexist and racist attacks against her, we can be under no illusions that the Supreme Court is or will be on the side of working class and oppressed people.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 30, 2022
Biden’s Budget Is a Massive Increase in Military Spending
President Biden has released his federal budget amid mounting political and economic crises. It would massively increase defense and police spending, making life worse for the working class at home and abroad.
Maryam AlanizMarch 29, 2022
Cop Who Killed Movie-Goer for Throwing Popcorn at Him Acquitted
Eight years later, a cop who shot an unarmed person in a movie theater has been given a free pass.
Daniel WerstMarch 24, 2022
An Open Letter to Minneapolis Teachers From a Black Educator
A first year NYC educator shares their admiration for the fight put forward by the Minneapolis Public School teachers and their determination to win.
Carmin MaffeaMarch 24, 2022
The Abortion Restriction Domino Effect: Oklahoma Advances Near-Total Abortion Ban
Following Texas's example, a wave of new copycat bills restricting abortion access is already taking a serious toll on the health and wellbeing of pregnant people across the country.
Tatiana CozzarelliMarch 23, 2022