How Marjorie Taylor Greene Went From a Congressional Joke to a GOP Power Broker
Marjorie Taylor Greene is quickly amassing power at the heart of the Republican Party. That’s bad news for democracy.
Sasha Abramsky, TRUTHOUT
Norfolk Southern Donated $100,000 to Cop City
Activists uncovered a donation from the rail company behind the East Palestine disaster to a campaign raising money for the controversial police training facility in Atlanta.
A Looming Court Case Threatens Native Sovereignty
“As long as non-Natives feel they have the right to ‘rescue’ our children when they don’t even understand the culture, nor do they understand the strengths of tribal communities, they are doing damage.”
Anime Voice Actors Speak Out: It’s Not Kawaii When We Aren’t Paid
The union drive in anime dubbing.
Transphobic Violence Doesn’t Happen in a Vacuum
Anti-trans hate follows an escalating script. It’s up to all of us to disrupt it.
Democrats Hold Trifecta Power in Over a Dozen States. Will They Actually Use It?
Republicans have used legislative majorities at the state level to undermine their opposition, but the Democratic Party has often failed to fight back. This is a chance to change that.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
How Private Equity Gave Rise to a New Power Elite
The dominance of predatory financial firms has allowed a class of super-rich investors to exert vast control over our economic and political lives.
As Afghans Suffer, U.S. Stalls on Plan to Return Central Bank Funds
In September, the U.S. created a foundation that was supposed to unfreeze Afghanistan's foreign assets. Yet, interviews with trustees reveal that, in three months, no funds have been disbursed—or concrete plans made—to help the Afghan people.
The City That Kicked Cops Out of Schools and Tried Restorative Practices Instead
Here’s what happens when a school rethinks punishment.
Remember El Mozote
On December 11, 1981, El Salvador’s US-backed soldiers carried out one of the worst massacres in the history of the Americas at El Mozote.
Micah Uetricht and Branko Marcetic
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The Rural Vote Is Again in Play
The midterms showed that rural voters must be an integral part of the Democratic strategy if they want to win in 2024.
Don’t Look Now But Progressives Are About to Expand Their Ranks in Congress
A lot is uncertain about the midterms, but there's one thing we do know—the House will have the largest left cohort in decades.
Amy’s Kitchen Workers Protested Their Working Conditions. Then They All Lost Their Jobs.
“They treat you like you’re nothing. Like cockroaches.”
The App ICE Forces You To Download
Under Biden, monitoring of immigrants by cell phone has jumped 808%.
A Left Answer to Inflation
It is time to forsake the Chicago school of economics.
Mikhail Gorbachev’s Late Career as a New Age Toastmaster
The former Soviet leader clung to a vision of globalization that let corporate power run amok.
G. Pascal Zachary
How Far Would You Go to Stop Climate Change?
A landmark legal victory opens the door to direct action.
What Soaring Rent Prices Mean for Florida's Working Class
One St. Petersburg woman's struggle to survive the crushing weight of housing inequality.
Inside Lockheed Martin’s Sweeping Recruitment on College Campuses
The engineering degree to defense industry pipeline.
Mothers of the Movement Fight to Abolish the Death Penalty in Illinois
There was a saying among the mothers: “We’re there for every mother’s son.”
The Right Wing Is Going All Out to Unravel Our Democracy
Republicans and the Supreme Court are peeling away voting rights and undermining representative government. Grassroots organizing is the only way to preserve U.S. democracy.
Raising a $1-a-Day Wage Seems Like a No-Brainer. Not to Congress.
Private prisons for immigrants rake in millions a year by paying pennies an hour.
"Revolutionary Suicide": On the Horrors of Jonestown
"Dad—I see no way out—I agree with your decision—I fear only that without you the world may not make it to Communism." An excerpt from a letter found on the body of Jim Jones.
The Remarkable and Entirely Underappreciated Achievements of the EPA
The Supreme Court is gutting an agency that has a measurable history of saving lives.