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How Right-Wing Media Fuels Transphobic Violence
Kayla Denker, a trans woman, war veteran, and legal gun owner, posted a video online toting a gun in response to CPAC’s call to “eradicate” “transgenderism.” She’s become a target of an internet trans panic mob ever since.
Maximillian Alvarez
My Great-Uncle Was Shot at the Memorial Day Massacre. Why Was This Working Class History Silenced?
In 1937, police killed striking steel workers in Chicago, but the story behind the tragedy was repressed. No more.
Carol Quirke
Sabotage for the Planet?
A review of the "cool heist film" How to Blow Up a Pipeline.
Daniel Schindel
This Season’s Hottest Trend: Anti-Consumption
Deinfluencers are inviting us to consume less—is it just a fad?
In These Times Editors
"The Companies Have Broken This Business": Hollywood Writers Begin Strike
Over 11,000 members of the Writers Guild of America went on strike Tuesday, demanding fair compensation and employment guarantees from major studios and streaming giants.
Jon Queally
Democrats Shouldn’t Fall for McCarthy’s Debt Limit Ransom Attempt
Republicans are threatening to tank the global economy if President Biden doesn’t agree to slash spending on social welfare programs. It’s a trap.
Max B. Sawicky
At UFCW, A Reform Movement Rises
Can essential workers follow auto workers and revolutionize their union?
Hamilton Nolan
The Complicated Case for Gender Equality in Football
Is equal opportunity brain damage really a feminist win?
Frankie de la Cretaz
The Upsurge Podcast: UPS Contract Negotiations Have Begun ... Sort Of.
While CEO Carol Tomé has insisted that the company and the union are "not far apart on the issues," some workers feel that their behavior at the bargaining table paints a different picture.
Teddy Ostrow and Ruby Walsh
Working People Podcast: University of Michigan Tried to Stop a Strike. It Didn't Go How They Planned.
Unable to stop the strike through the courts, university administrators have resorted to calling campus police, docking pay, and pressuring faculty to report on strikers, organizers say.
Maximillian Alvarez
Democrats Should Run on Progressive Approaches to Public Safety. Here’s Proof.
Brandon Johnson’s victory in Chicago and the failure of attacks on bail reform in Illinois show that voters want to address the root causes of crime. Democratic Party, take notice.
Will Tanzman and Tanya Watkins
Shaky Ground: How the United States Uses the Law to Steal Indigenous Land
A review of Peter d’Errico’s Federal Anti-Indian Law: The Legal Entrapment of Indigenous Peoples, an indictment of a legal system with the unflinching goal of stealing as much land as possible.
Stephanie Woodard
Brightly Colored Bandages and Bags of Ice: Meatpacking Workers Say Tyson Foods Makes Them Fight to See the Doctor
The in-house medical care at Tyson Foods allegedly conceals injuries, throwing what it’s like to be a meatpacking worker in the United States into sharp relief.
Luis Feliz Leon
Los Empacadores de Carne Dicen que Tyson Foods los hace Luchar para ir al Doctor
El equipo médico interno en Tyson Foods presuntamente oculta las lesiones, mostrando la difícil realidad de ser empacador de carne en los Estados Unidos.
Luis Feliz Leon
line worker disassembles turkey carcasses
Can Iowa Meatpacking Workers Take on Tyson?
The essential workers who fought for their lives during the pandemic are now fighting for a union.
Luis Feliz Leon
Los Empacadores de Carne Podrán Enfrentarse a Tyson?
Los trabajadores esenciales que lucharon por sus vidas tras la pandemia ahora están luchando por un sindicato.
Luis Feliz Leon
As Mayor, Brandon Johnson Should Establish a Public Bank in Chicago
Chicago’s working-class neighborhoods have been exploited by predatory financial institutions and starved of desperately needed investment. Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson could change that by creating a public bank.
Saqib Bhatti
10 Years After the Rana Plaza Collapse, Has Anything Changed?
The deaths of 1,100 workers sparked reforms in Bangladesh’s garment industry. But problems persist, especially for those disabled in the collapse.
Piyas Biswas
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