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Biden's Invisible Border Wall
The Biden administration is expanding surveillance along the Southern border, pushing migrants into harm’s way.
Maurizio Guerrero
FeatureThe Wisconsin Idea
Is Gerrymandering Forever?
Gerrymandering guarantees undemocratic elections. Activists in Wisconsin are organizing to win an uphill battle for a fairer process.
Katjusa Cisar
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How Rich Countries Can End Vaccine Apartheid
Unlike world leaders, activists saw the moral crisis coming since the start of the pandemic and quickly came up with a number of actionable plans to create equitable access to life-saving vaccines.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata
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"How Many More Have to Die?" Protesters March Against Vaccine Apartheid
Campaigners are targeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel—and the pharmaceutical companies she is protecting.
Indigo Olivier
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What Radical Black Women Can Teach Us All About Movement-Building
Three historians lift up Black women journalists, organizers and activists who were critical to Black freedom movements but often erased from history.
Keisha N. Blain, Premilla Nadasen and Robyn C. Spencer
A mural stands in memoriam outside the Cup Foods convenience store in Minneapolis near where George Floyd was murdered by police May 25, 2020. The area is now known as George Floyd Square.
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No, Minneapolis Did Not Defund the Police. But We’re Not Done Trying.
We understand that abolition is the long game. We’re in it for as long as it takes.
Kandace Montgomery and Miski Noor
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The Utopic, Love-Centered, “Liberation Oasis” on Chicago’s South Side
Damon Williams, a co-founder of the #LetUsBreathe Collective, talks radical space-building.
Bettina Johnson
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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.
In These Times Editors
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The Growing Movement to End U.S. Complicity in Colombia's Human Rights Abuses
Activists are calling on Congress to freeze funding to the country's repressive security forces, and House progressives have taken note.
Cruz Bonlarron Martínez
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The Supreme Court Has Upheld the ACA. The Next Frontier? Medicare for All.
With Obamacare intact, progressives are aiming to move toward a universal, single-payer healthcare system.
Jessica Corbett
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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.
In These Times Editors
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Secret IRS Files Reveal Just How Little the Wealthiest Pay in Income Tax
Documents obtained by ProPublica show billionaires like Elon Musk contribute a pittance relative to their earnings—and sometimes nothing at all.
Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel
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The Perils of an “America First” Climate Policy
To meet his climate promises, Biden will have to abandon the U.S. tradition of hawkish nationalism in favor of global cooperation.
Kate Aronoff
FeatureThe Wisconsin Idea
Wisconsin’s Incarcerated Wait for Vaccines
Incarcerated people and their advocates criticize state agencies for lag in administering vaccines.
Arvind Dilawar
FeatureLabor
The Dream of a Unionized New Orleans Is Coming True
The pandemic was the first big test for New Orleans' hospitality unions. They passed with flying colors.
Hamilton Nolan
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House Progressives Are Urging Democrats to Ditch the GOP and Pass a Bold Infrastructure Plan
Facing obstruction from Mitch McConnell and Republicans, a group of nearly 60 Democratic lawmakers are pushing for an investment "that truly meets this historic moment."
Kenny Stancil
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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
FeatureThe Wisconsin Idea
Suppressed Wages and Rural Decline Meet in Mellen, Wisconsin
In the small town, lumber workers say that low wages are pushing young people out of the profession.
Joanna Thompson
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Joe Biden Shouldn't Shy Away From the Radicalism of the New Deal
'Why the New Deal Matters' author Eric Rauchway explains why embracing FDR's signature programs is not just a moral imperative—it's good politics.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata
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In Dairy Country, a Network of Hmong and Latino Workers Fight Covid-19
Dairy production in Wisconsin relies on immigrant labor, a contradiction in a state that has seen the rise of nativist, anti-immigrant politics.
Esther Honig
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The Congresspeople Standing Up for Their Trans Children
Trans people, who face relentless attacks on their right to exist, are nearly absent in federal representation. Reps. Marie Newman and Pramila Jayapal, both parents to trans kids, have their backs.
Heron Greenesmith
FeatureLaborClimate
This Old Steel Mill Town is Now a Hub for Green Energy
Sick of poison runoff and toxic beaches, a former steel town near Baltimore fights for clean jobs.
Dharna Noor
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How Chicago Teachers Won a Safer Reopening
The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) has reached the end of a bitter struggle with Mayor Lori Lightfoot over reopening during the pandemic.
Catherine Henderson
WORKERS OF THE WORLD UNITE AGAINST AMAZON
FeatureLabor
A Worldwide Workers' Revolt Against Amazon Has Begun
Bessemer was just the beginning. Amazon workers from Italy to India are uniting to form a global movement that may have found Jeff Bezos’s Achilles heel.
Luis Feliz Leon
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