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No Justice in a Racist System: Kyle Rittenhouse Walks Free

In a monstrous display of systemic racism, Kyle Rittenhouse, the white supremacist vigilante who was caught on camera murdering two unarmed protesters and injuring a third, has been absolved of all charges brought against him. The ruling follows a blatantly biased trial and proves once again that there are separate “justice” systems for white people and people of color.

Scott Cooper

November 19, 2021

Free Julius Jones

Despite a botched and biased trial and a complete lack of evidence showing that he is guilty, the state of Oklahoma is moving forward with the execution of Julius Jones.

Carmin Maffea

November 18, 2021

Columbia Gay Straight Alliance Supports Striking Workers. They Are Part of a Long Tradition of Queer-Labor Solidarity

An undergraduate queer student group at Columbia University hosted a screening of “Pride” (2014) in support of the student workers currently striking for their first contract. This is just one instance of a long history of queer worker organizing.

Olivia Wood

November 13, 2021

CVS Drops Challenge to HIV Patients, but the Fight Against Disability Discrimination Continues

CVS dropped its challenge to a class action lawsuit filed by HIV/AIDS patients alleging that CVS’s policies discriminate against them by requiring that they use mail or local CVS retail pharmacies to keep lower drug prices, regardless of the impact that this could have on their care. Exploiting people living with disabilities will still continue, however, as long as corporations dictate drug production, prices, and access.

K.S. Mehta

November 13, 2021

The Fix Is In: The Criminal “Justice” System Protects Kyle Rittenhouse

Kyle Rittenhouse is a murderer, a terrorist, and a white supremacist. And the U.S. “justice” system is protecting him.

Ezra Brain

November 11, 2021

Biden and the Democrats Have Given Up on Meaningful Climate Action

Democrats have accepted major cuts to Biden’s already-inadequate climate and social-spending plan, once again showing that the interests of big business come first for the party.

Robert Belano

November 10, 2021

Teachers Unions Must Fight the Attacks on Critical Race Theory and on Trans Kids

Schools have become the center of right wing attacks. Attacks on trans kids and the teaching of history are likely to become the center of Republican's midterm election strategy. Teacher's unions need to fight back.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

November 3, 2021

Election Night 2021: The Right Strikes Back

A combination of Trumpism, the absence of a left-wing movement, right-wing identity politics, and the failures, and betrayals of the Biden administration made Tuesday's elections play out well for the right-wing across the country.

Ezra Brain

November 3, 2021

Steven Donziger, Lawyer who Defended Indigenous Farmers in Ecuador, Imprisoned

Environmental and human rights lawyer, Steven Donziger won a $9.5 billion settlement for Indigenous Ecuadorians against Chevron. Now he has been disbarred and sentenced to six months in jail by judges with close ties to the corporate oil giant.

Emma Lee

November 3, 2021