In defense of court-packing
- Todd N. Tucker
We shouldn't let a handful of reactionary judges get in the way of progressive change. It's time to pack the Supreme Court.
With Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding Trump’s Muslim ban, Wednesday’ ...
Statement from FIRE: Fight for Im/migrants and Refugees Everywhere!
- FIRE (Fight for Im/migrants and Refugees Everywhere)
Resistance is rising to fight U.S. atrocities against im/migrants and refugees, with massive marches set for June 30. Taking part in those protests, including at the U.S./Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, is the new group, FIRE, which issued the following ...
Migrant parents separated from children: 'We came because we didn't want to be killed'
- Patrick Timmons
Parents tell a Texas court their reasons for coming to the US as families are divided at the US border
Márcio Goulart do Nascimiento stood shackled, wearing a blue jail jumpsuit, in federal court with eleven other men on Friday afternoon in El ...
Protect immigrants’ rights; end the crises that drive migration
- Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers
The ugliness of US immigration policy is once again evident. There is national outrage that separating children, often infants, from their parents is wrong. There is also national consensus (nine out of ten people in the US) that people brought ...
America can’t be trusted anymore
- Stephen M. Walt استفن م. والت
It's hard to be powerful when nobody believes a word you say.
One of the most overused cliches in contemporary U.S. diplomacy is Ronald Reagan’s invocation of a Russian proverb: “Trust but Verify.” Originally used in the context ...
At Nike, revolt led by women leads to exodus of male executives
- Various Authors - مؤلفين مختلفين - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
By Julie Creswell, Kevin Draper and Rachel Abrams
Doris Burke, Alain Delaquérière and Elisa Cho contributed research.
Banners outside the headquarters of Nike. While the #MeToo movement has led to the downfall of individual ...
Growing up with the threat of pervasive violence
- Frida Berrigan
It’s been a terrible year for gun makers. The venerable Remington filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy after its sales fell 27.5% in the first nine months of Donald Trump’s presidency. (Its officials had expected a 2016 Hillary Clinton victory ...
Dr. King’s long assassination
- Paul Street
As the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s violent death (on April 4, 1968) grows closer, you can expect to hear more and more in U.S. corporate media about the real and alleged details of his immediate physical assassination ...
Lessons of the April 1968 Black rebellions following Dr. King’s murder
- Workers World
Following are excerpts from an April 11, 1968, WW article by Workers World Party founding chairperson Sam Marcy, a week after the assassination in Memphis, Tenn., of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The rebellions which opened spontaneously ...
USA: A million students walk out for safe schools
- Jayla Rae
Raleigh, N.C. — A million students, from all ages and backgrounds, marched out of schools on March 14 in solidarity with the 17 victims of the mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 15. They chanted: “When our students are under ...