Out in the Streets to Defend Roe V. Wade and Reproductive Rights

Stop the Right-Wing Attack on Civil Rights On June 24th, the Supreme Court overturned the precedent set by Roe v. Wade that protectedthe legal right to abortion nationwide. As a result, millions of women in the United States willlose access to abortion as trigger bans kick in. This latest attack follows a host of oppressiveContinue reading “Out in the Streets to Defend Roe V. Wade and Reproductive Rights”

Organize and Fight for Reproductive Rights!

by Elisabeth Wichser Working women in Argentina, Ireland, and Colombia have won access to abortion in the last decade, yet in some countries, like the U.S., the right wing has escalated attacks on abortion rights. In response to the leaked Supreme Court opinion draft against Roe V. Wade, protests to defend abortion rights—like the thousandsContinue reading “Organize and Fight for Reproductive Rights!”

Workers Won’t Go Back: Build a Movement to Defend and Expand Abortion Rights!

On May 2nd, a draft opinion from the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson was leaked to the public, suggesting that the ruling in this case will overturn the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it will result in millions of women in the United States losing access toContinue reading “Workers Won’t Go Back: Build a Movement to Defend and Expand Abortion Rights!”

One Year Ago: Victory Against Racist Police Repression in Worcester

This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! by Ashley Rogers, Campaign Organizer As millions of protestors took to the streets around the country during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, localContinue reading “One Year Ago: Victory Against Racist Police Repression in Worcester”

International Women’s Day: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back During COVID

by Claire Bayler This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! This International Women’s Day – March 8, 2022 – Trump is out, Biden is in, but conditions for women have plummetedContinue reading “International Women’s Day: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back During COVID”

2022: Bring the Fight Against Oppression Back Into the Streets

by Ashley Rogers This article was originally published in Socialism Today, the paper of the Independent Socialist Group. Subscribe to the paper to receive each issue in print and read the articles before they’re published online! In November 2021, a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of murdering two people at a 2020 protest held inContinue reading “2022: Bring the Fight Against Oppression Back Into the Streets”

Kyle Rittenhouse, Right-Wing Vigilante Who Killed Two at Wisconsin Protests, Acquitted of All Charges – Capitalist Courts Will Not Defend the Working Class!

“The jury system works, and we have to abide by it.”  Biden, in reaction to Rittenhouse acquittal Image: Police response to Jacob Blake protest in WI. Aug 24, 2020 Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot three protestors and killed two during the Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was acquitted of all charges yesterday. TheContinue reading “Kyle Rittenhouse, Right-Wing Vigilante Who Killed Two at Wisconsin Protests, Acquitted of All Charges – Capitalist Courts Will Not Defend the Working Class!”

Supreme Court Refuses to Challenge Texas Abortion Ban—Build a Socialist Fightback!

Texas’s abortion law, which went into effect on Aug 31, bans abortions after 6 weeks—before most women even know they’re pregnant. In fact, 90% of abortions in Texas happen after the 6-week mark. It also offers $10,000 to any person who successfully sues either an abortion provider or anyone involved in facilitating an abortion, evenContinue reading “Supreme Court Refuses to Challenge Texas Abortion Ban—Build a Socialist Fightback!”

Chauvin Convicted! The Movement Must Continue for Real Change

Many in the U.S. and around the world are celebrating the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who murdered George Floyd last May. The guilty verdict on all three charges—third-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter, and second-degree unintentional murder—is a welcome one. The verdict shows the power of the BLM movement from last summer and inContinue reading “Chauvin Convicted! The Movement Must Continue for Real Change”

Latest Police Killings Re-Ignite Protests; Movement Needs Organized Anti-Racist Struggle!

by Ashley Rogers On April 11th, Daunte Wright was murdered by police during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, a city bordering Minneapolis, Minnesota. Following last year’s huge wave of protests over George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneanapolis police officer Derek Chauvin—who is on trial only ten miles from where Wright was killed—thisContinue reading “Latest Police Killings Re-Ignite Protests; Movement Needs Organized Anti-Racist Struggle!”