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.

Watch live online: “An Honest Look at the Climate Crisis” with Bill McKibben
Join us live online for our 45th Anniversary Celebration & Raffle, featuring Bill McKibben and Noam Chomsky.
33% of Parents Went Into Debt to Pay for Summer Childcare in 2018
This year’s back-to-school deals: pens, pencils, and... childcare?
The Housing Crisis Is Worse Than You Think
A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows it’s getting increasingly difficult to afford housing.
10 Stats That Disprove Trump’s Claim We’re Enjoying the “Best Economy & Jobs EVER”
This much is clear: The Trickle-Down Effect doesn’t work.
We Desperately Need Medicare for All. These 10 Statistics Prove It.
As the House Rules Committee officially begins discussing Medicare for All, here’s a reminder of the disastrous state of American healthcare.
A Left Sub-caucus in Congress Could Help Push Medicare for All
Back in 1991, Bernie Sanders helped create the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Now, a sub-caucus within the CPC could help rally the progressive Left.
The Essential Ursula K. Le Guin
Don't know where to begin? Here are her masterworks.
Best Books of 2017: In These Times Staff and Reader Picks
From Naomi Klein to Roxane Gay, the reads that made 2017 bearable.
Celebrate the 40th Birthday of the Combahee River Collective Statement
Essential books by radical women of color—Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Barbara Ransby, Gloria Anzaldúa, Cherríe Moraga, Ida B. Wells and more.
When the Market Went Dark
Thirty years after the crash of ’87 and we’re still at the mercy of a volatile economic system.
Four New Books for the Biosphere
Venture into the woods this autumn with books from Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore, Nate Blakeslee, Ashley Dawson and Gleb Raygorodetsky.
Top Four Reads for the Red Centennial
Books about Bolsheviks.
4 Radical Books to Read on the Beach This Labor Day
Looking for a beach read this Labor Day? In These Times has you covered.
Language of the Unheard: 50 Years On, the Flames of the Detroit Uprising Still Burn
The structural injustices that laid the groundwork for Detroit’s uprising still exist.
‘I Must Mourn’: Frederick Douglass on the Meaning of July 4th to the Slave
These words, spoken in 1852, are relevant to modern U.S. society mired in the legacies of slavery and racist brutality.
“I Question America”: On Juneteenth, Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer’s Testimony About Racist Brutality
Hamer’s speech to the 1964 Democratic National Convention still rings true.
We Read It So You Don’t Have To
A talking-points guide to the summer's more politically odious offerings—and suggestions for better uses of your time.
What To Read on Your Summer Vacation
Our list of beach reads for the social justice set.
Four Degrees of Literary Separation
It turns out our favorite authors are each other's favorites, too.
What Some of Our Favorite Authors Are Reading This Summer
A peek into the summer reading lists of John B. Judis, Melissa Gira Grant, Thomas Piketty, Winona LaDuke and Doug Henwood.
“50 Shades of Denim”—An Exclusive Preview of Mike Elk’s New Bodice Ripper
Special Nationwide Coverage: May Day Protests
Activists across the country are breathing life back into International Workers' Day—and we've got live coverage.
Readying For Election Day
Everything you need to know about Election 2006.
Addressing the State of the Movement
Three perspectives on our 'Environmentalism is Dead' package
Previous Coverage of John Negroponte
In These Times has been following the career of John Negroponte for many years. Here is some of what we have reported.
Progressive Priorities Survey Results