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Something Big Is Stirring: Report from the 2022 Labor Notes Conference:

This year’s Labor Notes conference was massive. Four thousand of the most active union activists gathered in Chicago, often pushing the discussions well to the left. We caught sight of something important — possibly something powerful — stirring inside the labor movement. Let’s help it grow.

Jason Koslowski

June 25, 2022

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 Fors

April 16, 2022

Affirmative Action under Attack Again, Based on the Same Old Bogus Nonsense

With the Supreme Court set to hear yet another attack on affirmative action when it convenes later this year, we look at what these programs mean and why we defend them in the interest of working-class and democratic rights.

Jessica Prozinski

February 25, 2022

16-Year-Old Minneapolis High School Student Speaks Out in Support of a Teachers’ Strike

Teachers in the Twin Cities voted early this morning to go on strike for better wages, student mental health support, and smaller class sizes. A high school student speaks out in support of the teachers.

Left Voice

February 18, 2022

Starbucks Unionization Battle Continues to Gain Momentum

The Starbucks unionization wave continues as more workers fight to unionize.

Molly Rosenzweig

February 14, 2022

Blood on Their Hands: U.S. Regime Responsible for More than 900,000 Covid Deaths and Counting

Over 900,000 people in the U.S. have died of Covid-19. This is a damning indictment of a capitalist system that has put profits over human lives.

Sou Mi

February 7, 2022

Killer Cop Jason Van Dyke Goes Free as Biden Increases Police Funding

The cop convicted of murdering Laquan McDonald is being released today after fewer years in prison than millions of people convicted of relatively minor crimes. Democrats in office have provided mostly false promises and dishonest excuses.

Daniel Werst

February 3, 2022

Protestor Run Over in Tacoma During Anti-Homeless Rally

A protester in Tacoma, Washington was run over on Wednesday during an anti-homeless rally. The city and its police force will never keep unhoused or working-class people safe.

Jade Arquitt

January 28, 2022

Capitalists Only “Trust the Science” When It Suits Their Agenda

Trusting science should not mean trusting in the benevolence of the ruling class.

Olivia Wood

January 21, 2022