Disability rights

Activists call for end to ‘death by incarceration’

A movement of Pennsylvania activists are working to end the state’s policy of sentencing incarcerated people to life without the…

October 4, 2021

Untreated, opioid withdrawal can kill

Opioid withdrawal is hell on the body and mind. You lose control over bodily functions, shake, shiver and struggle until…

September 20, 2021

No More Murders!

Cleveland – Tierramarie Lewis, a Black trans woman, was killed here June 12. A militant group of activists gathered August…

August 26, 2021

Deadly overdoses increase; Lifesaving naloxone in short supply

In 2020, the number of fatal opioid overdoses increased 30% over 2019, leaving 93,000 people dead. These people could have…

August 26, 2021

Disability rights and justice − for the people, against incarceration

The following was excerpted from a July 29 webinar held by the Disability Justice and Rights Caucus of Workers World…

August 18, 2021

Incarcerated and disabled: Keeping the struggle alive ‘behind the wall’

The following was excerpted from a July 29 webinar held by the Disability Justice and Rights Caucus of Workers World…

August 11, 2021

Disabled people demand access, fair wages 

The Disability Justice and Rights Caucus of Workers World Party holds a Second Sunday Dialogue by zoom every month. On…

July 23, 2021

Defund sheriff’s budget, fund mental health

Oakland, California — Youth from the Decarcerate Alameda County coalition rallied at the Board of Supervisors June 22 to demand…

July 5, 2021

High school valedictorian defies anti-LGBTQ+ censorship

Wearing a graduation cap with rainbow colors and a militant fist, Bryce Dershem, valedictorian at Eastern Regional High School in…

June 28, 2021

Abolition and Disability Justice Collective solidarity with Palestine statement

From the Workers World Party’s Disability Justice and Rights Caucus: The Abolition and Disability Justice Coalition (abolitionanddisabilityjustice.com), which issued this…

June 7, 2021