Murders of two Trans women in Dallas; Transgender woman Layleen Polanco dies in a Rikers Island prison cell; and a boycott against Goldfinger, Tokyo’s largest annual party for Japanese women that discriminated against Transgender woman.
End solitary confinement at Rikers IslandMay 18, 2016
A Transgender woman former prisoner exposes what life is like in solitary confinement at Rikers Island and argues for its abolition.
Stop Rikers crueltyDecember 15, 2015
Prisoner supporters speak out on draconian proposals for Rikers Island jail.
200 at Trans meeting in New YorkAugust 30, 2015
Report of a meeting of over 200 Transgender people, their allies and a handful of elected officials who came together at Hostos College in the Bronx in late July for a city- wide conference on the status and situation of Transgender people in New York City.
Readers’ Views, July-August 2015July 4, 2015
Black lives as Subject; Russia in crisis; Nothing about us without us; Homelessness in L.A.; Central Canada Alliance; Perspectives and philosophy; Elderly to the streets?; Women and Yemen half-peace; Labor and climate justice; Dialectic and women’s liberation; Voices from behind the bars
Editorial: Black Lives Matter NOW!June 28, 2015
The video of Cpl. Eric Casebolt’s June 5 attack on Dejerria Becton and other kids at a pool party in McKinney, Texas, went viral because it was simultaneously shocking and commonplace. In 2015 USA, protests were inevitable and were heard around the world.
Workshop Talks: When workers’ own time begins
How, on the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, does that document speak to what workers and prisoners are facing today?
Transgender women must fight for rightsApril 30, 2015
New York—Police here have been told to halt stop-and-frisk policies because they unfairly target Black and Latino youth. But the Transgender community in Jackson Heights, New York, is undergoing its own particular form of stop and frisk. Trans women, especially Trans women of color, are stopped on a daily basis, told that they have to submit to a search (which they don’t) and if they are found in possession of a condom (which is legal) they are arrested for loitering or prostitution.