Mumia Abu-Jamal

  Despite a public pressure campaign, Larry Krasner, the Philadelphia district attorney, appealed a court ruling that would allow political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal a chance to appeal his conviction. Krasner’s decision was appalling.

Return of the Red Scare

April 2019

Trump & Co. are preaching against socialism. They want another Red Scare? OK! Time for all good lefties to get fearsome.

Private power, public catastrophe

April 2019

Pacific Gas & Electric is responsible for deadly California fires. It is trying get off through bankruptcy. What’s the only rational remedy?

Finding a party to call home

February 2019

“I think I’ve always been a socialist. Even when I identified as a liberal and was a registered Green, I felt our system was unfair and wrong.”

A union carpenter’s story

October 2018

Retiree Patrick Burns has his “feet on the ground” fighting for union democracy, women’s rights, and more.