The Rittenhouse Verdict Is Green Light for Right-Wing Vigilantism. The Left Must Respond
The jury’s verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial is a devastating injustice, and a dangerous precedent that will open the door for more right-wing reactionary violence against the Left. To defeat the Right, we must unite our struggles.
James Dennis HoffNovember 20, 2021
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 CooperNovember 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 MaffeaNovember 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 WoodNovember 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. MehtaNovember 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 BrainNovember 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 BelanoNovember 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 CozzarelliNovember 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 BrainNovember 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 LeeNovember 3, 2021