Meet Alex Han

In These Times is growing: We’re excited to announce that labor organizer and activist Alex Han has joined us as the new Executive Director.


"We Are Fed Up": A Second Mexican Auto Plant Moves to Organize Independent Union
Maquiladora workers in a border city are trying to oust their employer-friendly union, and switch to a truly independent one.
Luis Feliz Leon
Sanitation Strike Not a Waste
A sanitation workers strike ended in defeat, but it was a good fight garnering national support.
Hamilton Nolan
Sanitation Workers Win Raise After Going on Strike—With Community Support
"This contract isn’t everything we believe we deserve, but it’s enough to go back to work and go back to taking care of our communities.”
James Stout
The Fossil Fuel Industry Doesn't Create Nearly as Many Jobs as it Says It Does
The industry is wildly fudging the numbers to make itself look like a major job creator. We shouldn’t be fooled.
Wenonah Hauter
1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds
In an industry plagued with poverty pay, job insecurity and deceptive recruitment practices, temp workers have scant protections.
Amy Qin
A Landmark Bill Would Outlaw Bosses Cutting off Healthcare to Striking Workers
Employers regularly eliminate healthcare benefits as a strike-breaking tactic. A bill just introduced in Congress seeks to finally end this practice.
Indigo Olivier
The Supreme Court Has Long Been Anti-Worker. This Is Biden’s Chance to Change That. 
To fulfill his promise of being a “pro-union president,” Biden should choose a justice who has shown a commitment to defending workers’ rights.
Moshe Z. Marvit
A U.S. Court Just Intervened to Stop 17,000 Railroad Workers From Going On Strike
A conversation with Jeff Kurtz, a railway engineer and union member for 40 years.
Maximillian Alvarez
In a Single Year, $1.78 Trillion Was Taken From the Working Class
The wealth workers should have received, had wages kept up with productivity, was instead given to shareholders.
Colleen Boyle and Eric Dirnbach
Indigenous Farmworkers Can Show How to Heal Our Burning Planet
Grape harvesters share traditional ecological knowledge to right our relationship with the land—and each other.
Brooke Anderson
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