National

  • Player protests are not a spectator sport

    If NFL players are able to keep up the fight, it will be because we're doing the work of building anti-racist movements in the streets.

  • OSU has to be ready to confront Spencer

    The whole Ohio State University community and city of Columbus have to respond if Richard Spencer is given a venue to speak.

  • Standing with a Purdue professor

    The U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is calling for support for a well-known solidarity activist.

  • U of Chicago graduate workers get a union vote

    After many years of organizing, graduate employees at the University of Chicago finally have a chance to vote for a union.

  • Trump's new version of the same old racist ban

    The Trump administration is back with a new Muslim travel ban--and like the first two, this third version is rooted in bigotry and xenophobia.

  • We know which side they're on

    NFL owners are backsliding away from their seeming defiance of Trump and threatening players not out of fear, but basic self-interest.

  • Are social media bots a threat to democracy?

    The ongoing uproar about the manipulation of "fake news" during the 2016 election is leading to a much greater threat of a censored Internet.

  • Purdue's president takes aim at the left

    Mitch Daniels' slanders against a left-wing professor at Purdue are part of creating a hostile environment for campus dissent.

  • Trump chips away at birth control access

    The Trump administration issued two rules that allow employers to drop birth control coverage from employee health plans.

  • Will the Bronx have no pediatric trauma center?

    New York City hospital officials are putting an entire borough in danger with a plan to dismantle its only children's trauma center.

  • Turning the tables on a Trump fundraiser

    Activists in Greensboro, North Carolina, used a Trump fundraising visit to build a protest and relief efforts for Puerto Rico.

  • Jumping on the Medicare-for-all bandwagon

    While Sanders' Medicare-for-All legislation is welcome, top Democrats who support it are more concerned with exciting their base.

  • Three things we learned by confronting the right

    The far right has been on the retreat since Charlottesville, but how can we keep them there? Organizers draw lessons from the struggle so far.

  • Taking our protest against racism to the capital

    Thousands took part in the March for Racial Justice in Washington, D.C., to take a stand against white supremacy under Trump.

  • Does Bill de Blasio deserve teachers' votes?

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to be on the path to re-election, but is his record on education as good as he claims?

  • NFL sexism: Who are the real culprits?

    There's a bigger story behind NFL star Cam Newton's sexist comment: a culture of racism and misogyny that goes to the top.

  • Hillbilly mythology

    The book Hillbilly Elegy doesn't illuminate life in rural Appalachia, but reaffirms the old stereotypes and failed solutions to poverty.

  • We don't buy the alt-right's new brand

    Right-wingers tried to hide their hate with a "free speech" rally in Augusta, Maine, but the counterprotesters outnumbered them.

  • Telling Feinstein that it's all of us or none of us

    Activists gathered at Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's office to demand that she stop pitting immigrant groups against one another.

  • Solidarity Sundays in the NFL

    Two writers with a front-row seat to the revolt of NFL players taking a knee during the anthem talk about the issue of police racism that started it all.

  • What to do when the alt-right comes to campus

    Students are being welcomed back this fall with the news that bigots like Bannon and Milo have been invited to speak. What should you do about it?

  • A society built on violence

    Despite constant media coverage, the wider questions about a society where horrors like Las Vegas can take place go unanswered.

  • Vermont teachers show they won't back down

    Last month's strike by Burlington teachers won modest salary gains and strengthened the union for the struggles to come.

  • A boycott at Berkeley for safety and solidarity

    A math professor explains why UC Berkeley faculty called for a boycott during the far right's "Free Speech Week" provocation.

  • From champs to chumps

    The champion Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team dishonored their fans and their city by accepting Trump's White House invitation.