Lauren Gaynor is a Summer 2015 In These Times editorial intern. She is a senior English and Professional Writing major at Michigan State University and enjoys theater, music and everything that Chicago has to offer.
The City of Detroit Withheld Water From 40,000 People–So Activists Tapped the Mayor’s Mansion
The action was a bid to draw attention to what the UN has called a violation of human rights
Watch a Very ‘80s Bernie Sanders Make His Folk Music Album on a Public Access TV Show
A 1987 episode of Sanders's public access television show, Bernie Speaks, provides a look at the presidential candidate's musical side.
Neil Young: Donald Trump Shouldn’t Use My Music. Bernie Sanders Can, Though
Young managed to decry Trump's use of his song, lament rising inequality and endorse Sanders all at the same time.
“You can’t just vacuum up all of this data of innocent citizens”
Joel Handley discusses the Chicago Police Department's use of StingRay technology and other high-tech monitoring of people's movements.
Los Angeles Is Getting a $15 Minimum Wage
Walmart’s Absurd Anti-Union Training Video Just Got Leaked
Oxford University to Divest from Fossil Fuels
Oxford climate activists are the latest to notch a victory against fossil fuel companies.
Factory Fire in the Philippines Leaves 72 Dead