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On Transgender Day of Visibility, Fight for Trans Youth

Trans kids are under attack across the United States. This Transgender Day of Visibility, let’s vow to fight for them.

Otto Fors

March 31, 2022

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Is Another Attack on Queer Youth and All Educators

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill would make it illegal to discuss gender and sexuality in K–12 schools. We need a unified, national movement against these right-wing attacks.

Ezra Brain

February 14, 2022

Conservatives Want to Ban All My Favorite Books

Conservatives across the country have launched an offensive against the teaching of almost any text that honestly examines or criticizes the history of racism, sexism, and gender oppression in the U.S. In this article, originally published on the Stone Soup Magazine blog, nine year old Emma Hoff defends the right for young people to read what they want and decries conservatives’ attempts to hide the truth from them.

Emma Hoff

February 1, 2022

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

Elections in Virginia: Between Trumpist Culture Wars and Clinton’s Right-Hand Man

Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe is in a dead heat with his Republican opponent ahead of Tuesday’s gubernatorial race in Virginia. The vote will be seen as a referendum on the Biden presidency and Trump's plans for a comeback.

Ezra Brain

November 1, 2021

Texas Voting Rights Battle: All About Power, Not Democracy

Democratic lawmakers from Texas are attempting to prevent a vote on two bills that would restrict voting rights in their state. Republicans’ best shot at maintaining power may well be restricting ballot access, but the purpose of the Democrats’ response is to protect their own party’s power rather than to protect the democratic rights of Texans.

Olivia Wood

July 22, 2021

The New Culture Wars: Republicans Attack Trans Children to Prop Up Their Electoral Hopes

The recent spate of terrible bills attacking trans rights are part of a larger strategy of the Republicans, who are relaunching the culture wars in an attempt to win back power.

Ezra Brain

April 10, 2021

Legislators Ramp Up Their War on Voting Rights

Republicans in Georgia have passed a sweeping set of discriminatory voting restrictions. The working class must fight for the right to vote — the most basic right of capitalist democracy — making sure everyone has access to the ballot.

Otto Fors

March 30, 2021

“Do You Miss Me Yet?”: CPAC Shows that Trumpism Is Here to Stay

Last weekend’s Trump-centered CPAC demonstrated that Biden’s project to “return to normal” is doomed to fail. Trumpism, far from having been defeated in November, is here to stay.

Otto Fors

March 2, 2021