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.


Biden Betrays Youth With Willow Project—and Breaks His Own Promise
We need a youth movement more powerful than the fossil fuel industry. Why Sunrise Movement organizers are fighting to end the fossil fuel era.
Calling Cop City Activists "Terrorists" Is An Old Government Trick
Several Cop City activists have been arrested and charged with domestic terrorism—something that has long been a legal and rhetorical weapon of state power.
Eric Laursen
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East Palestine: “We Basically Nuked a Town with Chemicals So We Could Get a Railroad Open”
Companies should never again be allowed to do what Norfolk Southern did to this Ohio community.
Tish O'Dell and Chad Nicholson
Make One Big Higher Ed Union
Campus workers are organizing more than anyone else. It's time for them to unify.
Hamilton Nolan
Protesters shouting, holding signs written in Russian
The Cracks in the Crystal Ball
Existential crises in the Bread Basket of Europe.
In These Times Editors
“If They Strike, We Won’t Cross the Picket Line”: LA Teachers And Service Workers Unite
The school district's service workers announced plans to begin a three-day strike on Tuesday. The teachers union has their back.
Megan Giovannetti and Jasmin Joseph
Black Educators Are Reimagining A Better School System
“Black Lives Matter at School is an act of resistance. It’s a refusal to accept the ways that we are perpetually dehumanized. It’s a statement that we exist, that we are here, and that we are going to fight back.”
Henry Hicks IV
Drug Decriminalization Saves Lives. Why Aren't We Doing It?
Safe consumptions sites are places where people who need help can be treated like people.
In These Times Editors
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Reformer Shawn Fain Wins the UAW Presidency, Talks Plans with Steven Greenhouse
“We need to run contract campaigns where we engage the membership and go after their demands. We haven’t done this in my lifetime.”
Steven Greenhouse
SVB's Bailout Signals a Financial System Still Rotten to the Core
The spectacular collapse of Silicon Valley Bank was caused by corruption, financial recklessness and poor decision-making. How much longer will we put up with this?
Branko Marcetic
Biden’s New Budget Is a Progressive Opening Gambit
While Republicans are proposing to slash social programs, the White House has released a plan to boost policies that help working families while increasing taxes on the rich and corporations.
Max B. Sawicky
The Plot to Cancel Drag Queens
Drag Shows under attack by far-right groups.
Eesha Pandit
La Operación Lone Star Ha Costado Casi $4.5 Mil Millones. ¿En Qué Más Se Podría Haber Utilizado Ese Dinero?
Priscilla Lugo
Operation Lone Star Has Cost Nearly $4.5 Billion—Here’s What Else It Could Have Been Spent On
Priscilla Lugo
A 4-Day Work Week Could Be Closer Than You Think
Both workers and employers prefer a shorter working week, according to results of a major new study. The next step is taking it mainstream.
Anna Coote
How Marjorie Taylor Greene Went From a Congressional Joke to a GOP Power Broker
Marjorie Taylor Greene is quickly amassing power at the heart of the Republican Party. That’s bad news for democracy.
Sasha Abramsky, TRUTHOUT
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“A Fierce Devotion to Working People”: What People Are Saying About Alex Han
Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson, Linda Sarsour and others on our new executive director.
In These Times Editors
One Way To Protect the Queer Community? Unionize the Nightclubs
Workers at Chicago's Berlin nightclub look to unionize so they "can make people feel welcome, and loved" in a time of homophobic violence.
Lindsay Eanet
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