Thousands gathered October 2 to defend abortion access for all, from Texas to Chicago.
Several socialist elected officials refused to oppose Israel’s brutal settler colonialism when it counted. It's time we talk seriously about the implications for socialist strategy on the ground.
In 1960s Chicago, organizations of poor white people rejected racism and threw in their lot with the Black Panthers and Young Lords to fight for collective liberation. Their story is rich with lessons for today.
Communities demand inclusive, antiracist, comprehensive sexual education, in and beyond Chicago Public Schools.
Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline extension is bringing disaster to our environment. The fight to stop it has to take place on multiple fronts, from Minnesota to the streets of Chicago.
Three months after Israel’s bombardment of Gaza and forced displacement of Palestinian families evoked massive worldwide protests, Reps Jamaal Bowman and Ilhan Omar cast deciding votes to fund more Israeli bombs and apartheid. Why?
Behind the climate chaos eclipsing our future is a corporation and their disastrous pipeline project. Stopping Line 3 must become the immediate focal point of all our struggles for a different, better world.
The heroic Palestinian struggle is the beating heart of the international revolution. Grasping the imperialist dynamics of Zionism and the region is essential for solidarity struggles.
Right-wing media has conjured a growing panic about critical race theory being taught in schools and universities. But what really scares them is a new generation questioning entrenched myths about capitalism and racial hierarchy.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers are fake abortion clinics and use creepy manipulation tactics to coerce people into having babies, all while dodging federal taxes and regulations. Here’s what you need to know about them.
Chicagoans have fought long and hard for police accountability, but the new ordinance is a step back for the movement and a win for Mayor Lightfoot. A sober assessment serves us better than claiming false victories.
A central strategy of the Palestinian struggle for liberation is rich with potential for abolitionist movements. It’s time to boycott, divest, and sanction the police.
Illinois may end ICE detention, even as federal immigration policies continue to inflict misery.
No simple trick will organize Amazon. A Chicago Amazon worker speaks on how long-term relationships and trust have allowed rank-and-file workers to flex their power on the warehouse floor.
The US legal system was never capable of bringing Bill Cosby to justice.
Once slavery was abolished, capitalists rebuilt an industrialized South using a new form of racialized slavery: the convict lease system. It would take multi-racial insurrectionary action to ultimately abolish convict leasing.
Over the past couple weeks, multiple attacks on Chicago abortion clinics show that it’s do-or-die time for abortion access in America. Defending and expanding reproductive rights depends on grassroots mobilizing.
Colonial systems and modes of thought shape and sever our relationships to one another and the world around us. Black and Indigenous literatures point toward a different kind of relationship.
The oppression of Black people and the oppression of Palestinians are linked, but so are their resistances to colonization and US empire. Khury Petersen-Smith speaks with Eve L. Ewing about Black and Palestinian solidarity.
Deep economic and political crisis in Syria under the Assad regime shows that the conditions that gave birth to the Syrian revolution have far from resolved.
City budgets are key targets of local organizing and Defund campaigns, but cities themselves are bound by much larger financial forces. A recent book by Destin Jenkins details how cities became trapped by banks and credit rating agencies intent on austerity and racism.
As DSA members prepare for their bi-annual convention this summer, the Sprout Slate in Chicago has emerged as a prominent contender. Rampant sat down with “the slate the uprisings produced” to discuss their thoughts on abolition, mutual aid, multiracial organizing and the future of the movement.
A Palestinian in Gaza describes the pain, fear, and anger of life under Israel's bombs.
From “race reductionism” to “dupes of Moscow.” many myths about Black radicalism and white supremacy still circulate today. In this roundtable, Charisse Burden-Stelly, Robin D. G. Kelley, and Barbara Smith provide an important counter.