Winning Is Only the Start: Jane McAlevey on Building Worker Power
Veteran organizer Jane McAlevey on the long-game of building union power through contract negotiations.
Cop City is Bad News for Working People
Kamau Franklin and Mariah Parker on the fight to stop Cop City in Atlanta.
Biden Is Turning Out to Be More Like Obama Than FDR
After passing stimulus programs and promising a Roosevelt-like administration, President Biden and national Democrats are back to embracing austerity. We deserve better.
On CORE’s 15th Anniversary, Reflecting on the Teachers Caucus That Changed Chicago—and the Nation
The Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators was formed in 2008 when a group of educators and union members came together to transform the Chicago Teachers Union. What they would build would end up changing the city—and country—forever.
Republicans Are Now Trying to Defund the Libraries
Claiming to protect children, Republicans are going after libraries and librarians instead of the police, gun manufacturers, and actual child sexual abusers.
Cover StoryInvestigationGoodman Institute
The Young Miners Dying of “An Old Man’s Disease”
Black lung is completely preventable. And it's on the rise again.
The War Over No Strike Clauses Has a New Front Line
In Erie, PA, Wabtec workers are poised to fight for the right to strike.
Rolling Back a Century of Progress, Republicans Are Reviving Child Labor
It might seem unimaginable that we're backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.
The Labor Movement Just Scored One of Its Biggest Victories in the South This Century
In Georgia, 1,400 workers at a school bus manufacturer voted to join the United Steelworkers, marking a watershed union victory in the region.
Luis Feliz Leon
A cartoonist illustrates police union leaders’ statements, in their own words.
From Illinois to Tennessee, Drag Performers are Resisting Anti-Trans Legislation
An explosion of bans on drag performance and gender-affirming care have surged nationwide. The community is fighting back.
Henry Hicks IV
Succession Series Finale: Here Be No Monsters
On Succession and the mobility of capitalism.
Even Breathing Is Strange: Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder
A poem and essay on black motherhood—and life.
How Land Swaps Turn Public Lands into Private Playgrounds
Land exchanges, a management tool used by the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, too often benefit rich landowners at the public’s expense.
Inside the Government’s Failing Program to Protect Farmworkers
Fifty years ago, the U.S. created a program to protect farmworkers from dangerous housing, wage theft and other rampant abuse. Internal documents show a failing system.
Johnathan Hettinger and Sky Chadde