Sarah Lazare is web edi­tor at In These Times. She comes from a back­ground in inde­pen­dent jour­nal­ism for pub­li­ca­tions includ­ing The Inter­cept, The Nation, and Tom Dis­patch. She tweets at @sarahlazare.

Climate
"We're Out Here Choking To Death": What It's Like Being Homeless on the Front Lines of the Climate Fires
A conversation with a homeless street medic working to save lives in San Francisco.
Climate
"Colonizing the Atmosphere": How Rich, Western Nations Drive the Climate Crisis
New analysis finds the Global North is responsible for 92% of all excess global carbon dioxide emissions, while the Global South bears the brunt of the devastation.
Feature
Anti-War Veteran Is Furious Trump Is Twisting His Video Protesting Biden's Iraq War Record
Air Force veteran is demanding Trump stop sharing a dated video of him confronting Biden.
Investigation
Inside the Endless Nightmare of Indefinite Detention Under “Civil Commitment”
After serving their criminal sentence, these men discover their punishment may never be over.
Viewpoint
The Search for a Covid Vaccine Is Not an Arms Race
Treating vaccine research like a national security secret endangers us all.
Feature
The Forgotten History of the Jewish, Anti-Zionist Left
A conversation with scholar Benjamin Balthaser about Jewish, working-class anti-Zionism in the 1930s and '40s.
Feature
First You Bomb and Starve a Country. Then You’re Praised for Sending in Aid.
The perverse diplomatic charade of Saudi Arabia starting a fire then getting credit for providing fire blankets.
Labor
Union President Says Minneapolis Is Trying to Punish Transit Workers Who Wouldn’t Help the Police
Feature
The National Guard Crushes Protests Just Like the Military Does
Democratic mayors and governors who oppose Trump's threat to send in the military should take their own advice and end National Guard deployments.
Feature
Amid Minneapolis Uprising, Anti-War Veterans Call On National Guard to Stand Down
"We urge you to have the courage to do the right thing. Refuse activation orders."
Feature
Asian-American Groups Demand Biden Take Down His ‘Anti-China’ Ad
Progressive organizations condemn Biden for contributing to a climate of anti-Asian racism and belligerence.
Viewpoint
Trump’s “Reopening” Is a Red Herring
We should not concede the language of “reopening” to right-wing liars who are sending poor people to their death.
Viewpoint
Look at How Much Sense It Makes to Do the Green New Deal Right Now
We can get out of this depression and save the planet all at once.
Labor
The Pentagon Wants Workers in Other Countries to Risk Their Lives for U.S. Arms Industry Profits
Feature
Right-Wing Think Tanks Are Using Covid-19 To Push War with Iran
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and American Enterprise Institute are aggressively campaigning for military escalation and a tightening of sanctions.
Labor
Koch-Funded Think Tanks Are Lobbying to Send Workers to Their Deaths
Feature
Joe Biden’s Cowardly Position on Iran Sanctions
The presumptive Democratic nominee is failing to call for sanctions to be lifted, even if just for the duration of the pandemic.
Feature
As the World Economy Grinds to a Halt, the U.S. War Machine Churns On
Weapons manufacturers get a life raft while the rest of us drown.
Feature
As Sanctions Kill Iranians Stricken With COVID-19, Democratic Leaders Are Silent
Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are calling on Trump to curb the suffering. Where is Democratic leadership?
Feature
The GOP Is Exploiting Fears of Rising Suicides to Protect Wall Street Profits
If Republicans really cared about stopping deaths of despair, they’d advocate for a robust social safety net.
Feature
We Should Be Very Wary About the Growing Military Response to the Coronavirus Crisis
The reliance on the military for emergency response is a testament to the failures of the U.S. welfare state.
Feature
Illinois Prisoners Say They Don’t Have Access to Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies or Soap
Illinois state prisons are a coronavirus time bomb, activists warn.
Feature
U.S. Sanctions on Iran Are Increasing Coronavirus Deaths. They Need to Be Stopped Now.
The measures—imposed by Trump with bipartisan complicity—curtail desperately needed medical supplies.
Labor
Coronavirus Shows Capitalism Is a Razor’s Edge
Feature
There Have Been 21 Debate Questions About Paying For Social Programs, Zero About Paying For War
Democratic debate moderators are sending the message that we can afford policies that spread militarism—but not those that protect human life.
Feature
Bernie Sanders Is the Only Leading Presidential Candidate Publicly Opposing the Patriot Act
Many Democrats are still acquiescing to a George W. Bush-era policy that has been in place for nearly 20 years.
Viewpoint
Buttigieg and Centrist Dems Want a Military Response to Climate Change. That’s Dangerous.
The Pentagon sees climate victims as threats.
Viewpoint
War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement
Unless challenged, U.S. military power imperils any serious response to the climate crisis.
Feature
The 2020s Has To Be the Decade We Stop Climate Change—Not Start Another War
We can't let Trump's belligerence undermine the climate fight of our lives.
Feature
CAP Publicly Distanced Itself From the UAE. 8 Months Later, It Was Still Meeting with UAE Lobbyists.
A foreign policy expert at the influential think tank remained close to UAE lobbyists.
Viewpoint
Even in Bankruptcy, Coal Companies Can’t Stop Selling Out Workers
The industry sees its employees like it sees the Earth: Just another resource to exploit.
Feature
BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren Joins Bernie Sanders in Opposing Trump’s Massive War Budget
All other 2020 candidates have remained silent on how they will vote.
Labor
Chicago Teachers Are Carrying the Torch of Decades of Militant Worker Struggles
Feature
Ben Rhodes’ False Atonement for the Yemen War
Our failure to reckon with Obama-era atrocities—and why it matters.
Labor
The Unions Backing Friday’s Global Climate Strike—And What It Means
Feature
A Close Look at Kamala Harris’ Hawkish Foreign Policy
Harris has little to say on the subject. But her record speaks volumes.
Feature
The Impossible Decisions Palestinians Are Forced to Make
An interview with Yousef Munayyer, the executive director of the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights.
Labor
Kentucky Miners Are Blocking a Coal Train for Back Pay. We Talked to One About a Just Transition.
Feature
The Democratic Party’s Iran Warhawks Who Fly Under the Radar
Junior Democrats who voted against an anti-war amendment have ties to the Saudi and UAE lobbies.
Feature
The Media Uses Coal Miners To Attack the Green New Deal—Then Ignores Their Pension Fight
In 34 stories about coal miners, the New York Times, Washington Post and Politico did not once cover miners' pension and healthcare demands.
Labor
The Media Uses Coal Miners To Attack the Green New Deal—Then Ignores Their Pension Fight
Feature
When It Comes to U.S. Militarism, Elizabeth Warren Is No Progressive
There's one important issue on which Warren has not veered far from the Democratic establishment.
Viewpoint
It’s Not Progressive To Fund Medicare for All by Agreeing to a Bloated Military
House Progressives tried to tie funding for bold social programs to the military budget, dollar for dollar. That's timid and wrongheaded.
Feature
The Green New Deal Needs Labor’s Support. We Asked Sara Nelson How To Get It.
The president of the flight attendants union says stopping climate change and defending workers are part of the same fight.
Labor
What It Will Take to Build Union Support for the Green New Deal—Despite the AFL-CIO
Feature
We Have To Make Sure the “Green New Deal” Doesn’t Become Green Capitalism
A conversation with Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson.
Feature
Nancy Pelosi Finds Time for War Hawks—But Not Yemeni-American Peace Advocates
While declining to meet with the Yemeni Alliance Committee, Pelosi has been palling around with the Israeli-American Council and the Saudi ambassador.
Viewpoint
Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris Both Fall Short on Abolishing Money Bail
Each of their bills is weak, although Harris' is more dangerously flawed.
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