Kate Aronoff is a writing fellow at In These Times covering the politics of climate change, the White House transition and the resistance to Trump’s agenda. Follow her on Twitter @katearonoff
West Virginia Showed How Necessary—And Difficult—Striking Is
“It was exhilarating and exhausting. You start thinking, ‘Are we going to be out forever?’” MORE
Features · April 16, 2018
Gov. Cuomo Is “Acting Like Breitbart”: Community Groups Fuming After WFP Split
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has successfully driven a wedge between the progressive Working Families Party (WFP) and labor unions—and, in the process, tried to strong-arm unions out of funding several... MORE
Working · April 13, 2018
The Race to Replace Paul Ryan Says Everything About Party Politics in 2018
With Ryan out, Paul Nehlen, an open white supremacist, is the leading Republican, while Randy Bryce, a progressive populist, is running as a Democrat. MORE
Features · April 12, 2018
This Hawaiian Lawmaker Fought Mark Zuckerberg Off Native Land. Now He’s Running for Congress.
DSA member Kaniela Ing is calling for 100 percent renewable energy, universal basic income and a jobs guarantee. MORE
Features · April 4, 2018
Under Fire from Unions Over MTA Comments, Cynthia Nixon Says She Wants Sacrifices from Billionaires
Speaking with a local news reporter this week, recently-announced New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon, an actress and education activist best known for her role as Miranda Hobbes on the HBO series Sex... MORE
Working · March 30, 2018
Can We Have ’90s Roseanne Back, Please?
We need the old Roseanne’s working-class heroism now more than ever. We're better off with the reruns than the reboot. MORE
Culture · March 26, 2018
Neoliberals Are Taking All the Wrong Lessons From Conor Lamb’s Victory
Lamb ran as an anti-establishment, labor-backed candidate who defended the welfare state. To keep winning, Democrats will need to embrace a bold, redistributive program. MORE
Features · March 15, 2018
This Progressive New Mexican Could Become the First Native-American Woman in Congress
Deb Haaland is running on a platform of Medicare-for-all, marijuana decriminalization, and renewable energy. MORE
Features · March 9, 2018
West Virginia Teachers Are Now Out on a Wildcat Strike. The Labor Movement Should Follow Their Lead.
In a bright spot among an otherwise bleak landscape for labor, over 15,000 teachers and school support employees in all 55 West Virginia counties have been out on strike for seven days, as they and... MORE
Working · March 2, 2018
3 Democratic Campaigns Now Have Staff Unions. Why Not More?
All signs point to a messy battle in the 2020 Democratic primaries, pitting establishment types against democratic socialists. Thanks to an effort spearheaded largely by Bernie Sanders’ 2016 campaigners, the staffers for a few 2018... MORE
Working · February 27, 2018