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Prioritizing Pleasure in our Movements
Embracing joy can give insight into the type of world we want to live in—and the motivation to work toward it.
J. Patrick Patterson
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It's on All of Us to Dismantle Colorism
People of color with darker skin tones make less money, face more health risks, and are more likely to be arrested than their lighter skinned counterparts. We have a collective responsibility to confront it.
Dayton Martindale
ViewpointDepartmentsIsrael & Palestine
Aaron Bushnell Will Be Venerated Like Rachel Corrie Was Before Him
Twenty-one years ago, Rachel Corrie gave her life to serve the Palestinian cause. Today, her legacy lives on.
In These Times Editors
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Meet Your Landlord’s Worst Nightmare: Tenants Unions
Nearly half of all renters in 2019 were spending more than 30% of their income on rent and utilities. Tenants have had enough—and they're doing something about it.
Dayton Martindale
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Before Shawn Fain, There Was Jerry Tucker
Tucker, a UAW member and union leader, called for a union in solidarity with its workers, not businesses.
In These Times Editors
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Trump's Faux-Populism Is Straight out of the Fascist Playbook
Revisiting Trump's demagoguery on the campaign trail.
In These Times Editors
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Pessimism Is a Luxury We Can't Afford
The fights ahead are daunting—but the world is ours to win.
Dayton Martindale
DepartmentsIsrael & Palestine
“Terrorist” Rhetoric Makes Us All Less Safe
“Terrorism” is a term that lumps everyday Palestinians and Nelson Mandela in with ISIS and white supremacists. Is it time to retire it?
Dayton Martindale
DepartmentsThe Right-Wing Issue
Moms Against Fascism
LGBTQ parents in Southern California are fighting queerphobic hate with “a fuckton of spray paint” and “Know your Local Fascist” zines.
Dayton Martindale
DepartmentsIsrael & PalestineThe Right-Wing Issue
History Didn’t Begin on Oct. 7
Here’s what the press gets wrong on Palestine.
In These Times Editors and Hussein Ibish
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Conservatives Can't Stop Waging War on Schools
Fifteen years ago, Kate Sheppard reported on the propaganda within the most-used government textbook in America. Now, right-wing fearmongering has once again reared its head in Florida schools.
In These Times Editors
DepartmentsThe Socialism Issue
Nationalization Is a Great American Tradition
The U.S. government has at various times taken control of radio, railroads, coal mines and banks. Today there are movements afoot to nationalize Amazon, SpaceX, transit and more.
Dayton Martindale
DepartmentsThe Socialism Issue
James Weinstein Knew That Capitalism Was Killing Us
In 1976, the first editorial in the first issue of In These Times called for socialists “to speak to corporate capitalism as the great issue of our time.”
James Weinstein
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The Guerrilla Gardeners Seedbombing the Suburbs
How guerrilla gardeners supply healthy food, beautify their community and support the local ecosystem.
Dayton Martindale
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Praxis Makes Perfect
How to stop treating politics like a spectator sport.
Dayton Martindale
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The Fight Continues Against Chicago’s Old Guard
Revisiting Harold Washington's initial challenges after Brandon Johnson's win.
In These Times Editors
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The Nakba Never Ends
Steve Askin wrote about the exclusion of Palestinians from Israeli “democracy” in 1984. On the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, his reflections are still too relevant.
In These Times Editors
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This Season’s Hottest Trend: Anti-Consumption
Deinfluencers are inviting us to consume less—is it just a fad?
In These Times Editors
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Calling Cop City Activists "Terrorists" Is An Old Government Trick
Several Cop City activists have been arrested and charged with domestic terrorism—something that has long been a legal and rhetorical weapon of state power.
Eric Laursen
Protesters shouting, holding signs written in Russian
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The Cracks in the Crystal Ball
Existential crises in the Bread Basket of Europe.
In These Times Editors
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Drug Decriminalization Saves Lives. Why Aren't We Doing It?
Safe consumptions sites are places where people who need help can be treated like people.
In These Times Editors
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Paying Out for a Better World
Climate reparations means rich nations could begin to “pay off” their carbon debt in a number of ways, such as opening their borders and offering a home to migrants displaced by climate change.
In These Times Editors
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We Should Be Able to Fix Our Stuff Ourselves
From iPhones to John Deere equipment, corporations shouldn’t be holding needed repairs hostage.
In These Times Editors
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The Right Will Seize on Anti-Semitism. We Can't Give Them the Chance.
The hatred of Jews is a potent political tool.
Naomi Klein
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