Friday, March 31, 2017

SW Weekend Edition | Featured articles on Immigrant Rights, the Trump Train Wreck and More

SW Weekend Edition | Featured articles on Immigrant Rights, the Trump Train Wreck and More
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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEKEND

ICE opens fire during a botched Chicago raid

Carlos Enriquez | The ICE raid that ended in a shooting at a Chicago home is the latest escalation of Trump's reign of terror against immigrants.


Anger at corruption comes to a head in Russia

Yurii Colombo | Russia saw its biggest anti-government mobilizations in five years as a mostly young crowd answered a call to protest corruption.

Weekend Focus: NO WALLS, NO RAIDS!

Making May Day a day for solidarity

Nicole Colson | Immigrant rights organizations are joining with labor and other forces to build May Day into a show of strength against the whole Trump agenda.

Nothing less than full equality

Editorial | Immigrants and their supporters have a chance with the coming May 1 protests to not only oppose Trump's crackdown, but declare what we're for.

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.

Weekend Focus: THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

Has Trump made the economy great again?

Lance Selfa | The stock market has been on a tear since the election, but that doesn't mean the economy is poised for takeoff, with plenty of jobs, as Trump promised.

An enemy of choice revealed

Michelle Farber | Neil Gorsuch was careful about what he said in his Supreme Court confirmation hearings, but his sympathy with conservatives is clear.

MORE TOP ARTICLES OF THE WEEK

Why the NGOs won't lead the revolution

Leela Yellesetty | Even organizations that do good work and attempt to be accountable face a limitation: They are only addressing the symptoms, not the cause.

What direction out the Brexit?

Amy Gilligan | Britain's government will start the process of leaving the EU, but masses of people are protesting Brexit's biggest fan in the U.S.

Weekend Focus: LABOR AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

CPE1's principal has to go

Peter Lamphere | Parents have banded together with teachers at a public elementary school in New York City to demand a change in leadership.

The UAW takes aim at Nissan

Joe Richard | A United Auto Workers organizing drive in Mississippi has showed a militant spirit, but will it succeed where others fell short?

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

SW daily alert | Nothing Less Than Full Equality

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Here's the new and improved SW e-mail alert, featuring the top stories of today, along with other features from our site. Please forward to your friends and tell them to sign up at socialistworker.org/subscribe/email.

Nothing less than full equality

Editorial | Immigrants and their supporters have a chance with the coming May 1 protests to not only oppose Trump's crackdown, but declare what we're for.

Freeing a Portland Dreamer

Jamie Partridge | After 24 hours of protest, immigrants rights supporters celebrated the release of a detained Dreamer in Portland, Oregon.

CPE1's principal has to go

Peter Lamphere | Parents have banded together with teachers at a public elementary school in New York City to demand a change in leadership.

No celebration of Israel's occupation

Jose Camacho | Activists made it clear that as long as there is celebration of Israeli apartheid at the University of Texas, students will protest it.

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.

When will it be time for labor to fight?

Dan Trocolli | I feel that we are in a unique moment where the anger at neoliberalism and Trump has gained a mass expression in our unions.

Socialist Worker is marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a yearlong series of articles outlining the course and consequences of the revolution. The latest article: "How workers' power was organized."

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