Coronavirus

The War on Terror Gave Us Donald Trump
In an interview, Reign of Terror author Spencer Ackerman explains how the brutal legacy of America’s post-9/11 wars has reshaped U.S. society and led to our era of authoritarian demagoguery.
Micah Uetricht
Pedagogy of the Apocalypse
In a year filled with trauma, a university professor learns how to support her students.
Tatiana McInnis
Growing food sovereignty on the shores of Lake Superior
On a small Wisconsin island, members of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and volunteers provide fresh food and restore ancestral connection through gardening.
Kip Dooley
Child in wheelchair
School's Open. But What About the Year That I, And Other Disabled Students, Lost?
A 10-year-old reflects on remote learning challenges as we head into a new academic year.
Freyja Christian and Aimee Christian
Billionaires Need to Get on Board With More Taxes or Expect the Pitchforks
The super-rich have made a killing off of the pandemic. It’s time to tax the hell out of them to pay for programs that serve the working class.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Education Shouldn't Be A Debt Sentence
My debt is symptomatic of capitalism. It should be canceled.
Nick Marcil
Donald Trump Is Personally Responsible for Hundreds of Thousands of COVID Deaths
An honest look at what a single lunatic has caused.
Hamilton Nolan
By Taxing the Pandemic Profits of Billionaires, We Could Vaccinate Everyone on Earth
A one-time, 99 percent tax on the profits made by the super rich during the Covid crisis could fund vaccines for the globe and help millions of struggling workers.
Jake Johnson
"We Have To Change the Rules": What AIDS Activists Can Teach Us About the Covid Pandemic
A conversation with current and former ACT UP activists.
Ria Modak
Biden Has Abandoned His Covid Worker Safety Pledge
Biden's much-anticipated workplace safety rule excludes most workers—and some in the labor movement are not happy.
Christopher D. Cook
Wisconsin’s Incarcerated Fear Summer Heat
Seasonal temperatures exacerbated by climate change and inadequate infrastructure threaten incarcerated people statewide.
Arvind Dilawar
How Rich Countries Can End Vaccine Apartheid
Unlike world leaders, activists saw the moral crisis coming since the start of the pandemic and quickly came up with a number of actionable plans to create equitable access to life-saving vaccines.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata
"How Many More Have to Die?" Protesters March Against Vaccine Apartheid
Campaigners are targeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel—and the pharmaceutical companies she is protecting.
Indigo Olivier
Score One for the Smithfield Workers of Sioux Falls
After suffering one of the worst workplace outbreaks of Covid-19 in the country last year, pork processors in South Dakota have secured a major labor victory.
Maximillian Alvarez
Chicago Nurses Are Going on Strike—And Management Is Bringing in Scabs Through a Text Blast
Nurses and support staff in the Chicago area are joining other militant healthcare workers across the country by walking off the job, despite attempts by their bosses to hire strikebreakers.
Jeff Schuhrke
Universal Child Care Could Revolutionize the Economy
The pandemic has exposed the utter lack of support for working parents. Universal child care is a completely workable solution.
In These Times Editors
Wisconsin’s Incarcerated Wait for Vaccines
Incarcerated people and their advocates criticize state agencies for lag in administering vaccines.
Arvind Dilawar
The Dream of a Unionized New Orleans Is Coming True
The pandemic was the first big test for New Orleans' hospitality unions. They passed with flying colors.
Hamilton Nolan
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