Friday, April 28, 2017

SW Weekend Edition | Marching for the Planet...and the Week's Top Articles

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New This Weekend: MARCHING FOR THE PLANET

The planet can't wait

Editorial | As the People's Climate March takes place this Saturday, the stakes have never been higher--but our movement has real successes to build on.

Scientists turn up the heat

Leonard Klein and Elizabeth Schulte | Massive crowds turned out for Marches for Science around the U.S. to send a message: "The oceans are rising, and so are we."

Weekend Focus: MAY DAY AND IMMIGRANT RIGHTS

How activists are confronting ICE's terror

Christopher Baum | Fear is flooding through communities as Trump's war on immigrants intensifies, but activists are working on initiatives to defend the vulnerable.

A history of cruelty in a nation of immigrants

Bridget Broderick | America has had a contradictory relationship to immigrants because U.S. employers have always needed laborers, but also needed to control them.

What's driving Trump's immigrant-bashing?

Lee Sustar | Trump is offering U.S. employers a deal: Tolerate my anti-immigrant onslaught and I'll deliver higher profits and a reassertion of U.S. imperial power.

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MORE TOP ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

Does the U.S. want regime change in Syria?

Interview with Anand Gopal | An award-winning journalist answers our questions about the situation in Syria after Trump's missile strike and what the future could hold.

The far right goes on a rampage in Berkeley

Alex Schmaus | This mobilization shows the physical threat that the racists represent--and the need to organize large numbers to oppose them.

Weekend Focus: ORGANIZING FOR ABORTION RIGHTS

When Buffalo sent Operation Rescue packing

Brian Erway | Twenty-five years ago, hundreds of activists mobilized in upstate New York to stop the anti-abortion fanatics of Operation Rescue.

Why does "unity" come at the expense of choice?

Leela Yellesetty | It's a good sign that Bernie Sanders is under fire for his speaking event to campaign for an anti-choice Democrat in Nebraska.

Weekend Focus: INTERNATIONAL NEWS

A crumbling political order in France's election

Alan Maass | The media celebration of Marine Le Pen's "defeat" in the presidential election's first round is both premature and short-sighted.

Anger erupts over Turkey's rigged referendum

Tom Gagné and Alan Maass | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed victory for his referendum to grab more power, but brazen fraud has led to continuing protests.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

SW daily alert | A History of Cruelty in a Nation of Immigrants

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A history of cruelty in a nation of immigrants

Bridget Broderick | America has had a contradictory relationship to immigrants because U.S. employers have always needed laborers, but also needed to control them.

When Buffalo sent Operation Rescue packing

Brian Erway | Twenty-five years ago, hundreds of activists mobilized in upstate New York to stop the anti-abortion fanatics of Operation Rescue.

Join Socialist Worker along with more than 1,500 left-wing activists and authors in Chicago for Socialism 2017--a four-day conference to share lessons from history, learn about Marxist theory, discuss current struggles and debate questions for the left.

Anger erupts over Turkey's rigged referendum

Tom Gagné and Alan Maass | Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed victory for his referendum to grab more power, but brazen fraud has led to continuing protests.

What can stop the Tories in Britain's election?

Mick Armstrong | A fighting left stance might not be enough for Labour to win the coming British vote, but it could change the shape of the debate.

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