Why Many Uber Drivers Couldn’t Afford To Stay Home During Australia’s Fires
Uber's business model is built to exploit workers. In 13 major U.S. markets, drivers are paid below minimum wage. more
By In These Times Editors
Trump’s NLRB Quietly Makes It Riskier To Wear Union Schwag at Work
The Republican-controlled National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ended 2019 by rolling back another round... more
By Michael Arria
Young People Don’t Support Biden. Why Does the Establishment Still Think He’s the Most “Electable”?
Don't believe arguments about "electability" coming from the corporate wing of the Democratic Party. more
By Joel Bleifuss
James Thindwa, a Man Who Did What Needed to Be Done—And Said What Needed to Be Said
In These Times lost a friend. But his words live on. more
By Joel Bleifuss
The Latest Perversion of Martin Luther King Jr.? Invoking His Legacy to Defend Means-Testing.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a committed democratic socialist. If you want to honor his legacy, join the fight for universal social programs. more
By Eli Day
A Group of Homeless Black Mothers Just Took On a Giant Real Estate Developer—And Won
In Oakland, Moms 4 Housing occupied for a vacant home for two months—and now the corporate owner has agreed to sell it to a community land trust. But the moms say they’ll continue fighting to make sure housing is a human right. more
By Julia Clark-Riddell
Is Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez the Future of Texas?
The Latina labor organizer out to unseat GOP heavyweight Sen. John Cornyn. more
By Steven Greenhouse
R.I.P. James Thindwa, Friend and Comrade
First published at Jacobin. If you lived in Chicago over the last two decades... more
By Lee Sustar
Yes, Joe Biden Has Long Pushed Cuts to Social Security. End of Story.
Bernie Sanders is right to call out Biden’s objectionable record on cutting Social Security—no matter what Paul Krugman says. more
By Max B. Sawicky