FeatureIsrael & Palestine
Inside AIPAC’s Strategy to Back Israel’s Cheerleaders and Punish the Squad
The powerful lobby and allied groups have poured money into defeating candidates who voice any criticism of Israel. Amid calls for a cease-fire in Israel’s war on Gaza, they’re back at it again.
After a Long Defeat, Labor Is Rising from the Ashes
Stephen Franklin on labor's losses—and explosive resurgence
DispatchIsrael & Palestine
The Largest Pro-Palestinian Protest in U.S. History Was "A Turning Point." Now It's Spreading.
"Felt like this was a new wave or a turning point in the struggle for Palestine.”
Henry Hicks IV
CultureIsrael & Palestine
Letter From Gaza: "Birdsong One Minute, Missiles the Next"
"We live a bitter existence, facing the specter of death daily, under the weight of an unjust oppressor."
Eman Ashraf Alhaj Ali
UAW Members Ratify Deal with the Big Three
We spoke with autoworkers across the Big Three about how they planned to vote.
ViewpointIsrael & Palestine
Biden’s Unflinching Support for Israel’s War on Gaza Is Derailing His Reelection Chances
As the horrifying human toll in Gaza escalates, voters are calling on the president to call for a ceasefire. He ignores them at his own peril.
Disabled People Are Underrepresented in Politics. A New Organization Aims to Change That.
Disability Victory will start training the first cohort of disabled people who want to run for office in early 2024.
Sara Luterman, The 19th
Los Golpes De Calor Están Matando a Los Trabajadores. ¿Por Qué Es Tan Difícil Protegerlos?
No existe un estándar federal de calor, y los cabilderos, intereses corporativos, y aquellos con agendas ferozmente anti-regulatorias han sido vocales para mantenerlo así.
Workers Are Dying From the Heat: Why Is It so Hard to Protect Them?
No federal heat standard exists and lobbyists, corporate interests and those with fiercely anti-regulatory agendas have been vocal and active in keeping it that way.
UPS and Autoworkers Are Inspiring a Wave of Worker Militancy. Who’s Next?
The UAW reached tentative agreements with each of Detroit's Big Three automakers. Workers around the country are watching.
Teddy Ostrow and Ruby Walsh
LaborInterviewPodcastIsrael & Palestine
"I Want American Workers to Be United to Make the Occupation Costly, to Make the Israeli Apartheid Costly."
Palestinian activist Issa Amro calls on U.S. workers to fight for for justice and an end to the occupation.
"The Time to Pass This Law Is Now": The Congressional Testimonies of Ady Barkan
"I needed Medicare for All yesterday. Millions of people need it today. The time to pass this law is now."
A General Strike in 2028 Is a Uniquely Plausible Dream
The UAW's call for unions to align their contract expirations is legitimately achievable. But the work starts now.
Ohio Votes To Guarantee Abortion Rights in Its State Constitution
With the victory on Issue 1, abortion rights advocates are on a 7-and-0 ballot measure winning streak since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022.
Grace Panetta, The 19th
How Chicago Took a Major Step Toward Tackling the City's Housing Crisis
In a victory for Mayor Brandon Johnson's agenda, City Council members approved a referendum on the Bring Chicago Home ordinance that will ask voters if the city should enact a progressive real estate tax to confront homelessness.
Exclusive: UAW President Shawn Fain on How the Auto Workers Won and What’s Next
Fain talks with Steven Greenhouse about a unified working class, new organizing, battery plants, Biden and Trump.
Steven Greenhouse and Shawn Fain
InterviewIsrael & Palestine
Democrats Cannot "Have Double Standards": An Interview With State Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
Rashid, the first Palestinian in the Illinois General Assembly, talks with Nashwa Bawab about Gaza, Biden, Wadea Al-Fayoume, and the settler attack on his childhood home of Turmusaya.
Don't Pave Paradise
A West Virginia community rallied to stave off the destruction of Cacapon Resort State Park by private developers. Will it last?