The Neoliberal Fantasy at the Heart of 'Nomadland'
Chloé Zhao's film erases capitalism as the cause of economic pain, instead telling a story of individual suffering.
Life, Liberty and a Stable Climate: These Kids Are Arguing for a New Constitutional Right
After a June hearing, the youth suing the government await news on whether their case will proceed to trial.
How Portland Occupiers Shut Down ICE
Protesters kept the facility closed for 10 days. Although federal police reopened it June 28, occupiers say, "The camp is not going anywhere."
Trump Won Because the Democratic Party Failed, Not Because the White Working Class Revolted
It’s time to stop uselessly pouring energy into the black hole of the Democratic Party.
Beyond the Fight for 15: The Worker-led Fast Food Union Campaign Building Power on the Shop Floor
How a Trump Presidency Would Unleash Racist Violence—And Devastate the Left
The Left should take the Trump threat very seriously.
This Is What a Shift in Donald Trump’s Rhetoric Looks Like
With the Republican competition eliminated, Donald Trump's questionable rhetoric now has Hillary Clinton in its sights.
With Kshama Sawant Claiming Reelection Victory, Seattle Doubles Down on Socialism
Sawant beat the establishment at its own game. Now comes the hard part.
Debut of Politico’s ‘Morning Shift’ Raises Ethical Questions Around IFA Sponsorship
How Walmart Threatens Organic Food
The store's Wild Oats brand won't sow sustainability.
What To Make of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Plan
Fight For 15 Confidential
How did the biggest-ever mobilization of fast-food workers come about, and what is its endgame?
Charlie Trotter’s Complicated Legacy
As we mourn a great chef, we shouldn't sugarcoat the way he treated workers.
A Brief History of Squatting
The Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space chronicles decades of Lower East Side occupations.
Disaster Capitalism Hits New York
The city will adapt to flooding—but at the expense of the poor?
iEmpire: Apple’s Sordid Business Practices Even Worse Than You Think
An Occupy Road Trip
In cities and towns across the nation, protesters are rejecting the status quo—but not necessarily capitalism.