Unions Safeguard Workers’ Sweat Equity
To protect the time and labor that workers put into in their workplaces, unions help secure investments in infrastructure that sustain jobs for years to come.
One Year Later, There’s No End in Sight to the Baby Formula Shortage
Many store shelves remain bare as the private and government response struggles to produce results and federal aid dries up. For parents of color most of all, it’s been a year of pain and panic.
Chabeli Carrazana, The 19th
Democrats Now Have Two Jobs: Protect the Working Class and Stop the MAGA Right
Delia Ramirez, the first Latina from the Midwest to serve in Congress, on building a party by and for working people.
We Need to Cut the Military Budget, But Don’t Trust the Far Right to Do It
There’s an urgent need to stop funding wars and human rights abuses abroad and to free up funding for human needs at home. The Freedom Caucus can’t be counted on for either.
In 1996, There Was Union Summer. This Year, There’s “Labor Spring.”
"Labor Spring" brings back a national teach-in on organizing to campuses across the country.
Cindy Hahamovitch, William P. Jones and Joseph A. McCartin
Slaying the Gold-Hungry Dragon
D&D players won an epic victory against corporate power. Here’s how they did it.
Wall Street Caused the East Palestine Crisis
Rail companies are trying to turn astronomical 45% profit margins—and no one's stopping them. An interview with railroad worker Matt Weaver.
Paying Out for a Better World
Climate reparations means rich nations could begin to “pay off” their carbon debt in a number of ways, such as opening their borders and offering a home to migrants displaced by climate change.
In These Times Editors
No Cop City Anywhere
Chicago’s #NoCopAcademy campaign and #StopCopCity in Atlanta are part of the same movement: to end violent policing, protect the environment and defend Black and brown lives.
A Looming Court Case Threatens Native Sovereignty
“As long as non-Natives feel they have the right to ‘rescue’ our children when they don’t even understand the culture, nor do they understand the strengths of tribal communities, they are doing damage.”
“Good Intentions Have Never Been Enough”
Under the guise of 'rehabilitation,' Chicago's 200 year history of jail reform has only ever justified repression.
She Refused To Take a Drug Test Before Getting a Workplace Injury Treated—And Was Fired
A worker's arm was mangled in a machine. Before treatment, a manager requested a drug test.
The End of the Warrior Met Strike and the Utter Failure of the Democratic Imagination
The Democratic Party blows its chance in Alabama.
Anime Voice Actors Speak Out: It’s Not Kawaii When We Aren’t Paid
The union drive in anime dubbing.
Tesla Workers Announced a Union Drive. The Next Day They Were Fired.
More than 30 workers at a Tesla facility in New York were fired after going public with a union campaign. It’s the latest in a long line of alleged labor abuses by CEO Elon Musk.
Your Smartphone Has a Human Cost
Cobalt Red examines the tech-fueled "modern-day slavery" in the Congo
The Case for Nationalizing the Railroads
Workers say now is the time to do the impossible.
To Prevent Future Rail Tragedies, We Need to Nationalize the Rail System
“Corporate greed [is] turning railroads into banks to extract billions and billions of dollars from what should be critical infrastructure.”