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Trump’s Great Barrington “Herd Immunity” Hoax

By JEFF MACKLER
Trump takes one insane step further with his ongoing public and personal opposition to mandated lockdowns, mask wearing and social distancing necessitated by the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.

The Supreme Court and the Women’s Movement

By ANN MONTAGUE
The naming of a new Supreme Court justice has developed into a national discussion about the possible direction of court decisions in the future. However, there is no one questioning the very existence of a system of nine unelected justices with lifetime appointments making momentous decisions that affect people’s everyday lives.

Trump’s Great Barrington “Herd Immunity” Hoax

By JEFF MACKLER
Trump takes one insane step further with his ongoing public and personal opposition to mandated lockdowns, mask wearing and social distancing necessitated by the uncontrolled spread of COVID-19.

The Supreme Court and the Women’s Movement

By ANN MONTAGUE
The naming of a new Supreme Court justice has developed into a national discussion about the possible direction of court decisions in the future. However, there is no one questioning the very existence of a system of nine unelected justices with lifetime appointments making momentous decisions that affect people’s everyday lives.

SEIU Drop the Cops Town Hall: For a Union Without Police

By MARC ROME and ANN MONTAGUE
SEIU Drop the Cops, a rank-and-file-led group of SEIU members and staff demanding that their elected leadership disassociate from police union affiliates, held an online Town Hall, hosted by Labor Notes.

COVID-19 Spreads though ICE Detention Centers

By LISA LUINENBERG & LAZARO MONTEVERDE
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages across the U.S., immigrants continue to be hard hit. COVID-19 is spreading almost unchecked through detention centers that house immigrants.

Teachers Resist “Back to School” Orders

By STEVE R. JOHNSON
Under increasing pressure from state and federal authorities, schoolteachers across the United States are embroiled in a life and death struggle over the terms and conditions of re-opening the nation’s schools for the 2020-2021 year.

Hundreds in Philly Demand: Free Mumia!

By JEFF MACKLER
Three hundred activists mobilized on July 4 at Philadelphia’s City Hall to demand “Free Mumia Abu-Jamal and All Political Prisoners.”

The Roots of Trump’s Immigration Policy

Trump’s cruel border policies required no new laws. The laws passed under Clinton and Bush – continued and expanded by “Deporter-In-Chief” Obama – sufficed.

How Revolutionaries Use Elections

By LAZARO MONTEVERDE
Calls by social democrats to elect “progressive” Democrats exemplify what Engels called “parliamentary cretinism.” Marx, Engels and Lenin devised a different tactic for revolutionaries.

The Militarization of American Science

To celebrate our comrade Cliff Conner’s new book “The Tragedy of American Science,” out now from Haymarket Books, we re-publish an early excerpt published in Socialist Action in April 2018.

Mumia: The Perils of Reform

By MUMIA ABU-JAMAL
For years — indeed, for decades — we have seen the mirage of reform being presented by neoliberal leaders and their media tools, only to awake too late to ghoulish nightmares of shattered promises and hopes betrayed.

NY Cop Reforms? The Whole System Has to Go!

By MARTY GOODMAN
A mass movement against police brutality and continuous cop attacks on people and protesters, has won some reforms, but New York Democrats continue to refuse more significant changes.

“What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”

By FREDERICK DOUGLASS
“A day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim. To him, your celebration is a sham.”

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