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Revisiting 1990s Critical Race Theorists
To understand America, we must listen to what Black scholars have been saying about what it means to be white.
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The Gig Economy Needs Worker-Owned Apps
Platform co-ops could cut out the Silicon Valley middlemen
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If You Like the Idea of a 4-Day Workweek, You'll Love the 5-Hour Workday
Some companies are implementing shorter workdays while others are opting for shorter workweeks increasing productivity.
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The Time the WTO Yawned at the Revolution
In a Covid-19 world, revisiting the WTO talks in 1999 sheds light on what developing countries can do to end the pandemic.
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Is Decentralizing the Internet the Answer?
Bitcoin, crypto, blockchain... what does it mean, and is anything coming from Big Tech really "revolutionary?"
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Vaccine Apartheid: Straight from the Measles Playbook
Thirty years after the 1990s measles outbreak, it's still profits over people in Covid-19 America.
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A New Era of Digital Dissidence in Cuba
A decade later, Cuban dissidents have taken to the Internet, finding a new voice and audience.
Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
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What If We Made Democracy... More Democratic?
When politicians seem increasingly out of touch with the average person, perhaps the average person should make decisions instead.
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Student Worker Isn’t an Oxymoron
This month University of California's Student Researchers United-UAW won their union, the largest unit of student employees organized at once in U.S. history. Let's look back 30 years at what campus organizers fought for.
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Fifteen Minute Cities Could Be the Future of Urban Planning
This solution could be a blueprint not just for greater convenience, but for equity and sustainability.
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How to Protect Time Off in a Remote Work World
Legislating the "right to disconnect" could help prevent wage theft in a virtual environment that has blurred the line between work and home.
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The People the Left Lost to the Anti-Abortion Movement
After <i>Roe</i>, the Church and the Right outmaneuvered us for the moral high ground.
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It's Time to Democratize City Budgets
"Ordinary citizens" are perfectly capable of allocating public money wisely. They should be given the power to do so.
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Occupy Wall Street, Ten Years After
In 2011, Occupy organizers spoke with In These Times about challenges and opportunities. Ten years later, we look back on the decentralized, grassroots uprising.
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9/11 and the Illusion of War Without Casualties
Twenty years ago, Naomi Klein wrote that 9/11 shattered Americans' "illusion of war without casualties." Now, after combat troops have been pulled out of Afghanistan, is it really "game over"?
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Debt Is Usually Treated As A Personal Failure. Debtors' Unions Are Changing That.
With nearly three out of four households carrying some kind of debt, debtors' unions are reframing indebtedness as a shared problem and a source of collective power.
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The "Landback" Movement Would Return Stolen Land to Indigenous Stewardship
Part of the larger decolonization movement, landback is critical in dismantling white supremacy and mitigating climate disaster.
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The Meeting in 1998 That Kept Black Radicalism Alive
Two decades ago, the Black Radical Congress convened to reclaim revolution and denounce reformism.
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Let's Not Forget the Suffering the United States Has Inflicted on Guatemala
In July 1996, In These Times documented the CIA's myriad abuses during the Guatemalan Civil War. It's a history that Vice President Kamala Harris has conveniently ignored.
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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.
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Ethnic Cleansing Campaigns Like Sheikh Jarrah Are Nothing New for Israel
An In These Times feature from 1977 examining the proliferation of illegal settlements across the occupied territories has proved distressingly prescient.
Maryum Elnasseh
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The Numbers Show We Need Action to Stop Anti-Asian Violence
The Senate passed a bill to combat hate crimes in response to the rise in anti-Asian violence. It's a first step—but there's much more work to be done.
Clara Liang
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AOC and Ed Markey Want a Civilian Climate Corps. Here's What It Could Look Like.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey just introduced a new plan to employ millions of Americans in good-paying jobs that respond to climate change. Who's in?
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Who's Afraid of Critical Race Theory?
Right-wing censorship efforts are reaching new heights with the push to erase any talk of racism from American classrooms.
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