Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is a Web Editor at In These Times. He is a Chicago based writer.
Bernie Sanders on Labor’s Future and Why Democratic Socialists Keep Winning
An exclusive interview with Sen. Sanders on how labor can respond to Janus, the fight to move the Democratic Party left and the growing popularity of democratic socialism. MORE
Features · July 17, 2018
The Biggest Lesson from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Win? Run on Democratic Socialism.
The 28-year-old Latina scored the biggest upset of 2018 by rejecting Democratic Party orthodoxy and running on a laser-focused message of economic justice. If other candidates want to win, they should follow her lead. MORE
Features · June 28, 2018
The Anti-Union Janus Ruling Is Going to Hit Black Women the Hardest
Today, John Roberts’ Supreme Court handed down its much-anticipated ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, a decision that is poised to defang public sector unions and curtail the power of an already beleaguered... MORE
Working · June 27, 2018
Socialists and Progressives Just Trounced the Democratic Establishment
On Tuesday, insurgent challengers beat out their opponents in races across the country by running on bold left platforms. MORE
Features · May 16, 2018
Bernie Sanders Has a Sweeping Plan to Expand Union Rights and Workplace Democracy
The fight to expand democratic control over the workplace just received a major shot in the arm. Today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced sweeping legislation that would dramatically expand labor rights, making it... MORE
Working · May 9, 2018
The Denver Democratic Party Platform Now Has an Anti-Capitalist Plank, Thanks to Socialists
In a sign of how far left the political axis has shifted since Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential run, on Saturday the Democratic Party of Denver officially ratified an anti-capitalist plank in its platform. ... MORE
Working · March 28, 2018
The Lesson for Progressives from Daniel Biss’ Illinois Gov. Race Loss: Don’t Alienate Labor
The dust has settled in Illinois’ gubernatorial primaries, and the two candidates left standing are those with the biggest bank accounts. Billionaire Democrat J.B. Pritzker fended off rivals Chris Kennedy, a... MORE
Working · March 26, 2018
The Lesson From West Virginia Teachers? If You Want to Win, Go on Strike.
For many years now, observers have been ringing the death knell for the U.S. labor movement. West Virginia teachers haven’t just pumped life back into that movement—they&rsquo... MORE
Working · March 6, 2018
Trump’s Dreamer “Deal” Reads Like a White Nationalist Wish List
In exchange for protecting Dreamers, the Trump administration is seeking to restrict immigration and increase deportations on a vast scale. MORE
Features · January 27, 2018
The Tax Bill Just Opened a New Front in the Class War. In 2018 We Must Make the Super Rich Pay.
Republicans just sold out the poor and middle class to enrich the wealthy elite. Next year is an opportunity to take back what's rightfully ours. MORE
Features · December 20, 2017