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This Obscure Financial Tool Could Help Global South Countries That Are Drowning in the Pandemic
Here's why some of the IMF's biggest critics are calling on it to issue "special drawing rights."
Sarah Lazare
Climate
Democratic Leaders Are Finger-Wagging Over the IPCC Report. They Should Look To Themselves.
If Democrats really heeded the warning of the IPCC report, they'd end the fossil fuel industry.
Sarah Lazare
Viewpoint
The Political Magic of the Democrats’ Infrastructure Plan
Biden and the Democrats have put forward proposals that would finally invest in public services that help humans flourish.
Rick Perlstein
Rural America
Climate Change and Privatization Could End the Public Beach
Sea-level rise on one side and private development on the other threaten to squeeze beaches, and public access to them, out of existence.
Thomas Ankersen
Viewpoint
Nina Turner’s Loss Holds Lessons for Future Left Candidates
A flood of dark money and establishment opposition helped sink Turner’s campaign—but progressive challengers can still win if they learn from the defeat while running on a redistributive platform.
Natalie Shure
The Wisconsin Idea
Organic Farmers Hurt by Trump Administration Hope for a 'Level Playing Field'
The Biden administration is considering reviving organic farming rules Trump killed. Now all eyes are on Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as he weighs whether to bring the rule back.
Julian Emerson
Feature
Tenants Aren't Waiting for the Biden Admin to Save Them
Here's how tenant organizers are mobilizing locally to stem the housing crisis.
Annie Howard
Labor
The Pandemic Made the Divide Between Ruling and Working Class Clearer Than Ever
A conversation with world-renowned economist Richard D. Wolff.
Maximillian Alvarez
The Wisconsin Idea
VIDEO: Factory Farming is Pushing Independent Farmers to the Edge of Extinction
Government and industry incentives have accelerated the death of the independent farm — rural residents like Kristy Allen are "literally at ground zero."
Maximillian Alvarez, Cameron Granadino and Hannah Faris
Labor
At a Massive Union Rally, the Promise of a Better South
Striking mine workers in Alabama bring together the whole wide world.
Hamilton Nolan
Feature
"Band Aid Over a Bullet Wound": Moratorium Leaves Organizers Relieved, But Braced for New Battles
Activists sound a note of cautious celebration, but say far more is needed to address this country's staggering housing crisis.
Bryce Covert
Labor
The Climate Crisis Is Coming for Undocumented Farmworkers First
Facing deadly heat waves and few protections, undocumented agricultural workers are being pushed to their limit.
Maurizio Guerrero
Labor
A Bold Experiment in Working-Class Journalism
Sometimes the most revolutionary thing you can do is listen.
Lauren Schandevel
Viewpoint
Democrats Will Never Stop Triangulating Against Justice
Running against "defund the police" is both cowardly and wrong. Democratic leaders find that irresistible.
Hamilton Nolan
Congress and Biden Allowed the Eviction Ban to Expire, So Cori Bush and AOC Are Raising Hell
Members of the Squad are participating in a sit-in outside of the Capitol demanding that the House reconvene in order to restore the moratorium to protect millions of Americans from being evicted.
Jake Johnson
Watch live online: “An Honest Look at the Climate Crisis” with Bill McKibben
Join us live online for our 45th Anniversary Celebration & Raffle, featuring Bill McKibben and Noam Chomsky.
In These Times Staff
ViewpointRural America
Dear Congress: Say No to Water Privatization in the Infrastructure Bill
Water costs have soared in recent years as federal funding for water infrastructure has shrunk. Privatization is the last thing we need.
Rural America In These Times
Labor
Work Doesn't Have to Destroy Your Soul
How worker cooperatives are creating direct democracy on the job.
Maximillian Alvarez
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