Coronavirus

One Weird Trick to Slash Your City’s Police Budget Right Now
Los Angeles just announced the city is massively cutting its police budget. There has literally never been an easier—or better—time for other cities to follow suit.
Hamilton Nolan
Blaming Ourselves for Crowded Parks Misses the Point: There Aren’t Enough Parks
Stephen Lezak
Workers Fight for Their Lives
The spontaneous rebellion of low-wage workers exposed to Covid-19.
Michelle Chen
Covid-19 Profiteers Are Making a Killing
Here are some of the most outrageous capitalist responses to the pandemic.
Amber Colón Núñez
Want a Real Election This Fall? Enact Vote-by-Mail.
Mail-in voting could be crucial to a safe and fair election this fall.
In These Times Editors
We Should Own the Internet—Not Silicon Valley Oligarchs
It’s time to stop treating high-speed internet as a luxury commodity and instead place it under democratic and public control.
Thomas M. Hanna and Isaiah J. Poole
Sioux Tribes Are Protecting Their People from Pandemic. The Governor Is Trying to Stop Them
Stephanie Woodard
The Covid-19 Crisis Shows Why Food Should Be a Human Right
With lines at food banks stretching for miles, the need has never been clearer to guarantee food to all U.S. residents.
Paul J. Baicich
Time for Progressives to Seize the Means of Production of House Relief Bills
Pelosi’s bill proves Democratic leadership won’t do what needs to be done.
Hamilton Nolan
10 Signs That Prove Big Pharma Could Care Less About Your Health
Drug companies are lobbying to protect their right to profit from any future Covid-19 vaccine.
Dayton Martindale
Give Every Child a $1,000 Trust Account and the Next Crisis Won’t Be So Bad
To weather the economic wreckage of the Covid-19 crisis—and prepare for future disasters—we should enact a Just Futures Fund.
Jim Pugh
Meat Factory Work is Dangerous in Normal Times. The Same Conditions Spread Covid-19
Michael Haedicke
SARS Lessons Lost
What the United States should have learned from SARS—and blatantly ignored.
Indigo Olivier
Democratic Socialist Officials Lay Out Demands for Local Government Responses to Covid-19
A just response to the pandemic requires centering working people. Here's where to start.
Democratic Socialist Elected Officials
The President Is Goading Anti-Lockdown Militias to Violence
We must not overlook the danger of Trump's signaling.
Max Elbaum
The U.S. Response to Covid-19 Has Lavished Wealth on the Rich
While the pandemic ravages American workers, the federal government has orchestrated a monumental transfer of wealth from the bottom of the economic ladder to the top.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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.
Sarah Lazare
EPA Gives Agribusiness Giant Syngenta a Pass on Pesticide Monitoring Due to Covid-19 Concerns
Johnathan Hettinger
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