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"Not Mere Pixels on a Screen": What Chicago's Student Encampments Actually Look Like
Select images from one of Chicago's movement photographers of student encampments at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, DePaul University and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
LaborInterviewPodcast
East Palestine is a Labor Issue
“Norfolk Southern has not kept their promise to the whole community to make it right.”
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
Bird Union Workers Tell Audubon Union Busting Won't Fly
More than two years into the fight for a new contract, union members say the National Audubon Society appears to be punishing them by withholding better benefits.
Avalon Edwards and Thomas Birmingham
“Abhorrent and Barbarous”: The Crackdown on Campus Gaza Protests Faces Pushback
Progressives in Congress are demanding an end to the brutal police assaults on students protesting the U.S.-backed Israeli war on Gaza.
Jake Johnson
Feature
The Fight to Bring Chicago Home Isn’t Over
A majority of residents didn’t back the measure to fund housing services by taxing the rich—but organizers are already preparing for the next round.
Kari Lydersen
Comics
New Comics: Fascist Zygotes, Electric Hummers and More
Labor
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson: On May Day, We Recommit to the Long Struggle of the Labor Movement
"We are still fighting for a world in which every person who works for a living can afford to take time off to rest, spend time with their loved ones, and enjoy their lives."
Brandon Johnson
LaborViewpointEn Español
Presidente de la UAW: El Primero de Mayo De 2028 Podría Transformar el Movimiento Sindical—y el Mundo
Shawn Fain hace un llamado a los sindicatos de todo el mundo para que alineen las fechas de vencimiento de sus contratos para lograr un impacto masivo.
Shawn Fain
LaborViewpoint
Shawn Fain: May Day 2028 Could Transform the Labor Movement—and the World
The UAW President is calling on unions everywhere to align their contract expiration dates for mass impact.
Shawn Fain
Labor
With Few Workplace Safety Protections, Latino Worker Deaths Are Surging
The statistics are sobering, and it's likely we're still undercounting: Only one-fourth of injuries suffered by Latino workers on small construction jobs are regularly reported, one study found.
Stephen Franklin
Viewpoint
Last Year, $1,748 of Your Taxes Went to Corporate Pentagon Contractors
On average, U.S taxpayers paid more to military contractors in 2023 than a month’s rent. Those are funds that could go to healthcare or education—but instead are being spent on war.
Lindsay Koshgarian
Viewpoint
Project 2025 Is Already Here
Core aspects of the far-right plan to overhaul U.S. government are already being put into place, through an anti-abortion influence campaign overseas.
Gillian Kane
Mamiran Nessa, a Bengali Muslim woman, spent 10 years in detention after the Indian government refused her proof of long-standing citizenship. She now lives on a river island rapidly eroding because of climate change.
FeatureInvestigationGoodman InstituteIsrael & Palestine
Hindu Nationalists Are Taking Notes—and Tech Support—From the Israeli Right
The state of Assam has become a laboratory of ethnonationalism, with warning signs of genocide ahead.
Ankur Singh
Labor
11 Lessons From 11 Years After the Rana Plaza Disaster
Corporate exploitation has a playbook, so should we.
Anna Canning and Sarah Newell
CultureClimate
This Earth Day, Common Ground Urges us to Rethink Our Relationship With Soil
Regenerative agricultural practices can be transformative, but only if we let them.
Siri Chilukuri
Labor
Volkswagen Workers in Chattanooga Vote "UAW, Yes!"—and Win Big
“With UAW’s win at Volkswagen, another gateway to the South has been opened. No longer will the wage-and-benefit standards of the million-strong auto workforce in the U.S. be set by the non-union portion of the industry."
Luis Feliz Leon
The Threats To U.S. Democracy Go Far Beyond Elections and the Courts
We need to do more than protect our elections. Getting money out of politics, repealing anti-dissent laws and ensuring more accountability from elected officials are equally important to democracy.
Basav Sen
LaborFeatureInvestigation
Lawsuit: Alabama Is Denying Prisoners Parole to Lease Their Labor to Meatpackers, McDonalds
No parole if you’re still profitable.
Kim Kelly
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