Frances Fox Piv­en writes on move­ments and U.S. pol­i­tics. She is on the fac­ul­ty of the Grad­u­ate Cen­ter of the City Uni­ver­si­ty of New York, and the author of sev­er­al books, includ­ing Poor Peo­ple’s Move­ments and Chal­leng­ing Author­i­ty: How Ordi­nary Peo­ple Change Amer­i­ca.
Black Lives Matter. Do Elections?
Barbara Ransby profiles today’s Black freedom fighters, who are posing sophisticated new answers to old Left questions—like how to engage in electoral politics.
Scenes from the Front Lines
Photographs from four decades of social movements.
Frances Fox Piven: For the Welfare of All
The Left needs to proudly support social welfare.