Meet Alex Han

In These Times is growing: We’re excited to announce that labor organizer and activist Alex Han has joined us as the new Executive Director.

White House Documents and Emails Requested by Office of Special Counsel

Brian Zick

In the very last paragraph of a story primarily about Alberto Gonzales having "lost the confidence of almost all the Republicans in Congress," Mikey Isikoff for Newsweek reports: The Office of Special Counsel, a federal agency that investigates whistle-blower complaints, recently sent document requests to the White House and the Justice Department relating to the firing of one of the prosecutors, David Iglesias of New Mexico, according to an official familiar with the probe, requesting anonymity to discuss an ongoing case. (The office also is seeking e-mails relating to a complaint that the General Services Administration was used to promote GOP political candidates, a potential violation of the Hatch Act.)

For a limited time:

Donate $25 or more to support In These Times and we’ll send you a copy of Health Communism.

A searing analysis of health and illness under capitalism from hosts of the hit podcast “Death Panel,” Health Communism looks at the grave threat capitalism poses to global public health, and at the rare movements around the world that have successfully challenged the extractive economy of health.

“This is a book you should read before you die, because the ideas synthesized by Adler-Bolton and Vierkant could save our collective lives.” –Jon Shaffer

Get 10 issues for $19.95

Get the whole story: Subscribe to In These Times magazine.