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.

Jessica Corbett, a former In These Times intern, is a Maine-based staff writer at Common Dreams. Follow her on Twitter at @corbett_jessica.
Banning Congress From Trading Stocks Is Massively Popular. So Why Are Top Democrats Stalling?
While polling shows most Americans support banning lawmakers from trading stocks, legislation to do so has been delayed by House leadership.
Republican Attacks on SCOTUS Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Show “Total Bankruptcy” of the GOP
Critics say the "childish political theater" is intended to keep the Republican base "in a constant state of frothing-at-the-mouth" so they show up at the ballot box.
The Filibuster Is Now the Only Thing Standing In the Way of Voting Rights
The new Freedom to Vote Act is backed by the entire Democratic caucus. But with full Republican opposition, passing it will require changing or abolishing the filibuster.
The Supreme Court Has Upheld the ACA. The Next Frontier? Medicare for All.
With Obamacare intact, progressives are aiming to move toward a universal, single-payer healthcare system.
CO2 Now at Levels Unseen in 3.6 Million Years
Despite pandemic shutdowns, the NOAA warns that carbon dioxide and methane "continued their unrelenting rise in 2020."
“An Essential Procedure”: How Abortion Providers Are Persevering Through the Pandemic
In the face of Covid-19, clinics are continuing to provide safe abortions at a safe distance.
These Activists Say Sabotaging Pipelines Is Legally Justified Because Humanity Hangs in the Balance
A landmark trial will test the argument that civil disobedience is needed for the greater good.
Americans Are Realizing They’ve Been Scammed By the GOP Tax Bill: Most Report Zero Pay Boost
We’re Number One! America Leads the Way in CEO-Worker Income Gap
Rural America
Nuns Go to Court to Defend an Outdoor Chapel in Path of Pennsylvania Pipeline
Judge Suspended After Effectively Sentencing Rapist to Month in Jail
NHL Releases Sustainability Report
‘Princeton Mom’ Tells Fox Viewers To Forget Feminism and Satisfy Their Husbands
Canadian Court Calls Foul On Walmart Closing
Anti-Fracking Activists Celebrate Victory in New York State
New Super PAC Has Ties to Koch Brothers
North Carolina Passes Fracking Secrecy Law
Wal-Mart Fined $190,000 for Health and Safety Violations at 2,857 Stores
‘Leaked North Korean Propaganda Video’ an Amazing Critique of U.S. Consumerism
GMO Domino Effect
Four states to go, and a cascade of food labeling laws will take effect.
Russian Official Deletes Tweet About Snowden Asylum
Egypt’s Morsi Removed From Power By Military
Illinois Governor Signs Controversial Fracking Law
The Verdict: Board Votes to Close 50 Chicago Public Schools