Trump Is Trying to Put Us on War Footing with China. It’s Up to the Left to Stop It.
On the dangers of the Right’s new China scare
Tobita Chow and Jake Werner
The Pandemic Is Exposing the Rotten Core of Our Industrial Food System
While industrial farms have been thrown into chaos, local agriculture has proved to be a more resilient model.
Mijente Stayed Out of the 2016 Election. Here’s Why It’s Going All In This Time.
Hispanic voters will comprise 13% of the electorate this year—the largest nonwhite demographic group of eligible voters. Mijente’s “Fuera Trump” campaign aims to mobilize them for the November election.
I Shouldn’t Have to Be a “Strong Black Woman” for My Life to Matter
Support Black women when we are loud or quiet, when we are brave or scared, when we are fed-up or meek.
Biden Promises a Return to the Obama Era. That’s Bad News for Palestinians.
A campaign built on nostalgia is no comfort for those who are not at all nostalgic for the Obama administration.
The Democratic Platform Fight Shows It’s Still Obama’s Party
Bernie Sanders supporters have pushed for progressive priorities in the platform, but the Barack Obama wing of the Democratic establishment is still in the driver’s seat.
The Future of Homeless Organizing Lives on the Prettiest Street in Philadelphia
Why the South Needs Pro-Worker Media
A conversation with David Story and Jacob Morrison, the hosts of The Valley Labor Report, a new radio show out of Huntsville, Alabama.
Chicago Is Spending $1.6 Billion on 13,000 Police. Is It Worth It?
With shootings and murders on the rise and President Trump sending federal agents to the city, community organizers and criminologists point to a police hiring spree from just four years ago to show that more cops on Chicago’s streets aren’t the answer.
“The Goal Is to Abolish the Police”: A Conversation with Assata’s Daughters
Young organizers on 'planting the seeds' of a better world.
Selah Amoaku, Destiny Bell and Theo Cunningham
Why Shipbuilders in Coastal Maine are (Still) On Strike
A conversation with Jami Bellefleur, a Maine shipbuilder.
“We Are On the Cusp of Something Great”: A Black Liberation Organizer on Next Steps for the Movement
An interview with Nikita Mitchell
Police Budgets Are Ballooning as Social Programs Crumble
Cities across the country have defied demands from protesters to defund police despite facing huge budget deficits from Covid-19.
Philly D.A. Larry Krasner Says He’s Ready to Charge Invading Federal Agents with Crimes
He sees a way out of our "drunken stumble" into fascism.
Beware the Anti-Defamation League’s Efforts to Partner with Progressive Orgs
The Anti-Defamation League has a long history of smearing Black activists, working with police, and evoking “hate speech” to demonize the peaceful BDS movement.
Sarah Lazare and Adam Johnson
11 Statistics That Show Racism Is Entrenched in Our Healthcare System
Covid-19 is disproportionately harming Black Americans. This is not an exception, but the rule.
They Are Burying Us Alive in Prison
When Covid-19 broke out in Stateville Correctional Center, we were left to die.
Nationalize the Pharmaceutical Industry Now
The status quo will kill us.
The Forgotten History of the Jewish, Anti-Zionist Left
A conversation with scholar Benjamin Balthaser about Jewish, working-class anti-Zionism in the 1930s and '40s.
Barr’s New Task Force Is a Blatant Attempt to Target Racial Justice Protesters
By embracing preventive policing, the task force aims to eliminate the threat of dissent.
The People Who Will Draft the Democratic Platform Have a Conflict of Interest Problem
Next up after the Biden-Sanders task forces? The Democratic platform drafting committee—and progressives have their work cut out for them.
The Coddling of the Elites
Free speech for whom, exactly?
They Came to Support People Getting Out of Jail. Then They Were Attacked By Police.
Jail support outfits have not been spared police backlash.
The Problem With Israel’s Annexation Is Its Brutality, Not Its Optics
We need strong condemnation of Israel's annexation plans, not handwringing over bad P.R.