Abolitionist Library Workers Want Library Access for All. That Begins with Getting Cops Out.
Library staff work to remove the need for police officers within libraries and focus on de-escalating training.
Jason Christian
Rural America
In North Carolina’s Tobacco Fields, Guest Workers Battle the “Green Monster”
The state’s tobacco harvest increasingly relies on guest workers, who face nicotine poisoning and what advocates say are inadequate labor protections.
Da Yeon Eom
100 Years Ago, Miners Carried Out the Largest Armed Labor Uprising in U.S. History
During the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain, West Virginia workers fought for their rights in a bloody campaign to unionize the coal mines.
Paul Salstrom and Steven Stoll
Leaving Afghanistan Is the Right Thing To Do. We Never Should Have Been There.
Now our obligation is to those Afghans living with the consequences of our four decades of intervention.
Peter Certo
Debt Is Usually Treated As A Personal Failure. Debtors' Unions Are Changing That.
With nearly three out of four households carrying some kind of debt, debtors' unions are reframing indebtedness as a shared problem and a source of collective power.
In These Times Editors
Workers of Color at Major Electric Bus Company Allege Widespread Racism on the Job
Employees of New Flyer in California and Alabama say they have faced years of discrimination.
Hamilton Nolan
How Domestic Elites and Foreign Meddling Undermine Haitian Democracy
To understand the rise and fall of Jovenel Moïse, we must understand the forces that propped him up.
Sophonie Milande Joseph and François Pierre-Louis
In the Coal Mines, Workers Are Dying to Make a Living
Mining companies increasingly rely on cheaper contractors who face longer hours and higher risk of accidents.
Kari Lydersen
When the Plant Closed, These Workers Were Left Behind
The shuttering of the Mylan pharmaceutical plant in Morgantown, West Virginia left more than 1,400 people out of work.
Maximillian Alvarez
Donald Trump Is Personally Responsible for Hundreds of Thousands of COVID Deaths
An honest look at what a single lunatic has caused.
Hamilton Nolan
"One Day Longer": A Miners' Strike Fed By Solidarity
Meet the coal miners who have been on strike for more than five months.
Maximillian Alvarez
We Can’t Let the Generals Who Lied About the Afghanistan War Define Its Legacy
The U.S. architects of the ruinous war are getting the last word on its “lessons.”
Sarah Lazare
Under Biden, Migrants Continue Fighting for the Right to Return to the U.S.
As family separations continue under the Biden administration, unjustly deported migrants are fighting to be reunited with their families.
Paco Alvarez
The Indy Journalists Who Covered a Massive Coal Miner Strike That Corporate Media Ignored
A conversation with the grassroots journalists who have consistently covered the strike.
Maximillian Alvarez
By Taxing the Pandemic Profits of Billionaires, We Could Vaccinate Everyone on Earth
A one-time, 99 percent tax on the profits made by the super rich during the Covid crisis could fund vaccines for the globe and help millions of struggling workers.
Jake Johnson
Rural America
Tribal Court Case Against Line 3 Pipeline Is First to Invoke “Rights of Nature”
The suit by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe says Enbridge's pipeline would violate the rights of wild rice, which the tribe enshrined in law in 2018.
Alex Brown
"We Have To Change the Rules": What AIDS Activists Can Teach Us About the Covid Pandemic
A conversation with current and former ACT UP activists.
Ria Modak
The Infrastructure and Budget Bills Are a Watershed in U.S. Economic Doctrine
Deficit demagogy has (finally) become a fringe position in American politics—just look at the massive bills moving through Congress.
Max B. Sawicky
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