Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is the Community Editor at In These Times. He is a Chicago based writer.
Centrism Is in a Death Spiral: Our Only Hope Is to Let It Perish
While some cling to the Clinton era of the 1990s, the future belongs to a socialism for the 21st century. MORE
Views · July 9, 2017
Don’t Blame the Left for Political Violence in America: The Problem Lies with the Right
Attempts to place blame for the Virginia shooting on left-wing movements aren't just wrong—they overlook the real scourge of racist violence. MORE
Features · June 16, 2017
The Push for Single-Payer Healthcare Is On. Democrats Should Get on Board or Get Out of the Way.
Following the stunning collapse of Trumpcare, Bernie Sanders is leading the fight by progressives to win single-payer. MORE
Views · March 27, 2017
The Mass Protests of the Anti-Trump Resistance Are Starting to Win. Here’s How.
From the airport protests to work stoppages, Americans are taking dramatic and disruptive actions that have scored real victories. MORE
Features · February 17, 2017
No, Rahm Emanuel Should Definitely Not Become Head of the DNC
Neoliberal centrism is exactly the wrong direction for the Democrats. MORE
Features · December 8, 2016
Meet the 21-year-old Undocumented Student Who Called Out Rahm Emanuel to His Face Over Immigration
Luis Gomez publicly blasted Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Rep. Luis Gutiérrez for failing to do enough to protect all immigrants facing the threat of a Trump presidency—and for supporting Hillary Clinton and “stale neoliberal policies” over Bernie Sanders’ campaign. MORE
Features · November 16, 2016
What Happens When an Ayn Rand Devotee Runs a Public School System? Just Ask Chicago.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool has spent his career putting free-market ideology over the needs of workers, teachers and students. MORE
Features · October 14, 2016
Meet the New Leader of Chicago’s Principals Who’s Taking on Rahm Emanuel and Corporate School Reform
Troy LaRaviere is an award-winning educator and a fierce critic of Emanuel's education agenda. Bernie Sanders has his back—and he's not closing the door on a run for mayor. MORE
Features · June 14, 2016
How Black Youth Helped Unseat Anita Alvarez and Transform the Face of Criminal Justice in Chicago
Black youth-led groups organizing for justice played a key role in Kim Foxx's win in the Cook County state's attorney race Tuesday night. And they're showing no signs of slowing down. MORE
Views · March 16, 2016
Bernie Sanders’ Michigan Victory Just Proved That a Democratic Socialist Can Actually Win
With his upset win, Sanders showed the potential for his democratic socialist message to resonate across the country MORE
Views · March 9, 2016