Forty-two years ago today, antifascists beat back a violent, far-right mob that had descended on a diverse neighborhood of North London. Among the antifascist organizers was a young Labour councillor named Jeremy Corbyn.
Harvard students weren't big fans of Bernie Sanders in last night's CNN town hall. Of course they weren't. Elite Ivy Leaguers know which side they're on — and it's not Bernie's.
Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to cancel student debt isn’t perfect, but it’s the boldest so far. Bernie Sanders should take notice.
For all its flaws, Extinction Rebellion's direct actions against climate change are growing in popularity and pissing off the right people. We should support them.
With meager public support for parents, US women are having fewer children than ever. Raising the next generation is work — and American women seem to be on strike.
Grassroots organizing has pushed the Green New Deal from a leftist pipe dream to the center of US politics in just a few months. That activist energy is key to ensuring strong climate legislation doesn't get watered down on its way to implementation.
Stop & Shop workers returned to work today after eleven days on strike. We talked to two strikers, a meat cutter from Connecticut and a deli worker from Massachusetts, about why they walked off the job.
Palestinians were not simply displaced and occupied by Israel — Palestinian workers’ superior skills and cheap labor has always been central to the building the physical environment of Israel.
Mike Leigh had plenty of material to make an exciting and historically accurate film about the Peterloo massacre. He made a boring one instead.
Without them, the factories would stop, the cities would empty, and civilization itself would collapse. An appreciation of sanitation workers — our whole lives depend on them.
A nationwide teachers strike is underway in Poland. It’s challenging the authority of the church and forging links with the country’s resurgent feminist movement — while radicalizing a growing number of students.
By taking to the streets in mass numbers, Algerians have unseated Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the country’s president since 1999. Can they take those protests further?