Cops in Uvalde, like cops everywhere, were never meant to protect us. It’s time we start protecting our communities by getting rid of police altogether.
A new report exposes the “Israel Institute” as an extensive propaganda operation that gives cover to brutal Israeli state violence and capitalizes on the oppression of Palestinians in the service of the Israeli military and security industry.
Abortion and transgender healthcare are under attack by the same forces and from the same playbook. A deep dive into our shared movement histories shows that our resistance movements will only be victorious if they are united.
A Starbucks worker shares lessons from their store’s successful union vote, and debunks the union-busting lies coming from Starbucks corporate.
The Caucus of Rank and File Educators emerged from a bitter battle against big business plans to destroy public education. By transforming the CTU into a fighting union, CORE teachers have led the struggle to create the schools all teachers and students deserve.
Chicago pension funds are currently invested in massive weapons manufacturers. But community investments are not only better political options, they make more financial sense.
Social media platforms are key parts of the public square, and ought to be democratically controlled as public utilities. Billionaires and corporations were never allies in efforts to create free and democratic spaces.
A diary of worker organizing against COVID denial and disposability in a suburban public library, where bosses would rather prevaricate, pontificate, and condescend than admit how much depends on front-line staff.
So what’s up with NATO? Dissenters answers some fundamental questions about NATO, and what role the alliance has played in the war on Ukraine.
Legendary Irish socialist Eamonn McCann reflects on police abolition in Free Derry, the rapid and challenging dynamics of the movement, and humiliating the Brits.
A major polluter was dead set on opening a metal shredding facility in the middle of a working class neighborhood on Chicago’s Southeast Side. It looked like a done deal until community resistance forced the city to prioritize people over profit.
The story of kokum scarves has long connected Ukrainian refugees and Indigenous peoples of North America. The relationships they represent are an essential kind of solidarity today.
A guide from Dissenters on how to talk about what's happening in Ukraine as US-based anti-imperialists in solidarity with everyday people and liberatory movements everywhere.
Poem by Brian Young Jr.
Rampant talked with members of the radical youth group Chi-RADs about their recent walkout, their ongoing struggle, and their vision for Chicago’s schools and beyond.
A new book by Amitav Ghosh explores the beauty, terror, and agency of non-human entities. Sustaining and rebuilding these relationships will be necessary to resist colonialist omnicide.
With the legality of abortion hanging by a thread, we cannot accept lowered expectations. We need all our rights in every state.
Today marks twenty years since the extralegal torture facility Guantánamo Bay was opened. It is time to close the base and begin repairing the harm to its victims and their families.
Lightfoot’s school lockout has been an embarrassing circus every step of the way, but the CTU is offering a responsible path forward to keep kids safe, argues a Chicago teacher.
As a Chicago Public School parent, I fully support the teachers fighting to protect our communities during the Omicron surge.
Moves by the Biden administration to include Israel in the US Visa Waiver Program validate Israel's racist policies.
For twenty years, Chicago has made Boeing rich by destroying working communities. This year, Chicago has a chance to end the deal with the war profiteer.
The first Palestinian exhibit at Chicago’s Art Institue offers a portal into another world and presents an unnerving, urgent call to resistance.
Retailers have entered a full-fledged panic about organized looting during the holidays. But how much of that looting is real? And more importantly, who cares?