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.