Police with Guns in High Schools

The presence of an armed officer changes the values taught and the atmosphere at school. At such a young age, students are learning to fear the police.

Beware of the Viking-or-Victim Worldview

The law (as practiced) is all about winning and not about the truth.

Tens of Thousands Affected by Displacement in Silicon Valley

Tens of thousands of low-income seniors, people with disabilities, and working people are being forced out of their Silicon Valley homes.

The Necessity Defense – Should Climate Activists be Allowed to Break the Law?

Playing by the rules isn’t working – Tara Smith on what needs to happen to make a difference in climate change.

Why the Fascist Attacks On Our Youth

The graphic video from South Carolina of a 16-year-old young woman tossed and beat up by a school police officer exemplifies the brutality and criminalization the youth face today.

Tasers Equal Torture

“Tasers are the cattle prods of capitalism, they are going to be used to prod us along and get rid of us.”

Attacks On the Homeless Threaten All of Us

The defense of homeless rights is not only the defense of our whole class against the brutal rule of the billionaire capitalist class and its fascist agenda, it is a fight for a new society.

Homelessness Can End in a New Society

The problem is that the means of life —the production of food, housing, healthcare, etc.,—are privately owned by a handful of billionaires rather than by society as a whole.

Homelessness Demands a New Society

The crisis of homelessness could be solved overnight. The only thing standing in the way is the private property relations of capitalism.

The Political Significance of the Charleston Killings

There is no hatred inherent in the unity of mankind, and there is no mistaking; to exist fully, we must stand united, or individually, fall.

Stop the Killings

The burning question today for those of us in a fight for our survival is: Will we allow a system built upon violence to destroy us?

The Dysfunction of the American Police State

Today, the police are the street enforcers for the corporate dictatorship. We need a society where the people, not the corporations, are in charge.

Confronting the American Police State

A thousand scattered voices, politically and ideologically separated, mean nothing. We must confront each and every attack on what liberty we have left.

Trans Inclusivity: A How-To

I’m hearing all about some law in Houston where trans people could use bathrooms before but now they can’t use bathrooms and I’m not sure I get it. Also, I’m not sure why this is a big deal.

Lex Talionis

Fathers and sons, patriarchs and nations; Merrill Cole uncovers the draconian methods by which we sometimes govern one another.

Dress For The Life You Want, Not The Life You Have

“In Green Bay, Wisconsin, ten bowling shirts are considered a great wardrobe.” -Greg Koch