Coronavirus

“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.
Jessica Corbett
The South May Suffer the Largest Share of Covid-19 Misery. Here’s Why.
Christine Vestal
As Oil Plummets, Climate Activists Say Now Is the Time to Mobilize for a Green New Deal
Earth Day is more important now than ever. Here's how the climate movement is getting organized.
Christine MacDonald
Capitalism Is Failing Its Coronavirus Stress Test—Only Workers Can Turn Things Around
Corporations will only do the right thing if we make them.
Labor leaders
Would We Already Have Had a COVID-19 Vaccine Under Socialism?
Debunking the myth that capitalism drives innovation.
Vanessa A. Bee
Would We Already Have Had a COVID-19 Vaccine Under Socialism?
Debunking the myth that capitalism drives innovation.
Vanessa A. Bee
Want to Push Biden Left? Focus on These Appointments.
Appointments will have a major impact on whether a potential Biden administration delivers on progressive policies. Here's what the Left should push for now.
Eleanor Eagan
A Primer on Disaster Capitalism, Our New Normal
When a crisis occurs, the private sector often uses it as a distraction to push through its own agenda.
In These Times Editors
Corporations Are Not Letting This Crisis Go to Waste
As the pandemic wreaks chaos, corporations and the GOP are following the shock doctrine playbook.
Jeremy Mohler
This Is a Health Crisis—Stop Treating It Like a War
Even by his standards, Trump is a terrible wartime president
Joel Bleifuss
The Democrats’ Timid COVID-19 Response Does Not Bode Well for the Climate
The Democrats want us to believe they'll act fast on climate if in power, but they've proven themselves slow in a crisis.
Sarah Lazare and Adam Johnson
Black Women’s Livelihoods Will Be Yet Another Coronavirus Casualty
For many reasons, Black women are particularly hurt by the virus's economic toll.
Chandra Thomas Whitfield
The Pandemic Could Hit New Farmers Hard, Just When We Need Them Most
Tamara J. Benjamin
As the Pandemic Shakes Commodity Markets, Battered Ecosystems Get an Eerie Reprieve
Ashoka Mukpo
As a Domestic Violence Survivor, I Don’t Always Feel Safer at Home
Shelter in place orders can remind those of us with C-PTSD of past times we were trapped.
Anna Joy Springer
The Future Belongs to the Movement Sparked by Bernie Sanders
Sanders may be out of the race, but by advancing a bold left agenda and putting capitalism on trial, he ignited a movement that will redefine American politics.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Why Alaska Native Villages Were Quick To Self-Isolate
Scarred by a legacy of colonial diseases, Alaska tribes quickly cut off the outside world.
Yereth Rosen
A Scholar of Pandemics and Inequality Peers Into America’s Future
If the financial downturn proves to be intractable, "all bets are off," says scholar Walter Scheidel.
Hamilton Nolan
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