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A New Podcast Opens Portals Into Queer History
"Unboxing Queer History" straddles space and time to explore LGBTQ narratives—from lesbian smelt fishing to gay liberation.
Isabel Carter
Feature
The School Privatization Movement’s Latest Scheme to Undermine Public Education
A wave of bills to install a new form of school vouchers called “education savings accounts” are spreading across the country.
Kalena Thomhave
ViewpointLabor
One Simple Trick to Protect Workers from Inflation
Union contracts could ensure economic stability among the working class amid inflation.
Hamilton Nolan
Feature
The All-Seeing Eye of Homeland Security
From robot dogs to face recognition to e-shackles, Big Brother is watching migrants.
Adrian Rennix
Departments
The Gig Economy Needs Worker-Owned Apps
Platform co-ops could cut out the Silicon Valley middlemen
In These Times Editors
Labor
The Campus Workers Withdrawing Their Consent
A conversation with student and graduate employees about why workers are simultaneously on strike at two universities.
Maximillian Alvarez
DispatchLabor
Speed Grocery Delivery Workers Are in a Dangerous Race
A new industry of venture-capital-backed startups claim their workers are fast. Are they faster than regulations?
Maggie Duffy
Viewpoint
Truce or Not, Congress Must Urgently Bring About a Real End to the War on Yemen
Congress needs to pass a War Powers Resolution to end U.S. complicity in the chaos and suffering in Yemen.
Shireen Al-Adeimi
Feature
The U.S. Spent 7.5 Times More on Nuclear Weapons Than Global Vaccine Donations
Since the pandemic started, the United States has prioritized funding for nuclear arms and the military over global vaccines.
Sarah Lazare
FeatureLabor
The Nurses Who Wouldn’t Come in From the Cold
How holding out for the common good led to the longest strike of 2021
Aparna Gopalan
Viewpoint
The Troubling Gap Between What’s Offered by Our Social Safety Net and What’s Received
The people most in need often don’t receive public benefits. Here are some ways to fix that.
Jim Pugh, Sean Kline, Teri Olle and Elena Chávez Quezada
FeatureInterview
Why Nina Turner Is Taking on the Establishment Again
On her second run for Congress, the plainspoken progressive is still calling it as she sees it.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
A Hotline Garment Workers Can Call When They Face Harassment on the Job
When women who sew clothes for famous brands are harassed, there is a new place for them to turn.
Ryan Lenora Brown
Dispatch
The Billionaire-Funded Campaign Trying to Recall SF's Progressive DA Chesa Boudin
A Republican billionaire is behind the effort to oust San Francisco's criminal justice reform-minded District Attorney.
Piper French
Labor
Starbucks Keeps Failing at Union-Busting, While Workers Keep Winning
"After being shut out in four union votes this week, Howard Schultz and Starbucks should be embarrassed and should accept reality: Starbucks workers overwhelmingly want a union."
Jake Johnson
Interview
What U.S. Organizers Can Learn From Brazil's Landless Workers Movement
In an interview, Rebecca Tarlau explains that 40 years of struggle by Brazil's landless workers movement offers lessons on engaging the system without being co-opted.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
Labor
The LGBTQ Rights Group That Helped Launder Amazon’s Image
Human Rights Campaign gave Amazon a perfect score on workplace equality—while Amazon was donating to the organization.
Sarah Lazare
Departments
If You Like the Idea of a 4-Day Workweek, You'll Love the 5-Hour Workday
Some companies are implementing shorter workdays while others are opting for shorter workweeks increasing productivity.
In These Times Editors
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