January 2021 Volume 45, Issue 1
The Electoral College Needs to Go. Here’s How States Can Bypass It. In These Times Editors
From Mad Cow Disease To a Failed Pandemic Response Frank Carber
Public Wailing as Political Dissent Renee Simms
Workers Resist Pandemic-Era Disaster Capitalism in Ecuador Kimberley Brown
The MAGA Army Tries to Drag America to Hell Hamilton Nolan
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven
From Mad Cow Disease To a Failed Pandemic Response
Health officials did too little, too late to control an outbreak of mad cow disease in the 80s. Sound familiar?
Here's Why the People Who Pick Our Food Are Going Hungry During Covid
Historic discrimination has left farmworkers with fewer protections than other workers, a practice known as agricultural exceptionalism.
Public Wailing as Political Dissent
Both personal and political, wailing disrupts the social order.
Workers Resist Pandemic-Era Disaster Capitalism in Ecuador
The Ecuador government took advantage of the pandemic to slash workers’ rights.
For the First Time, the Progressive Caucus Will Have Real Power
New rules will help Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) turn the caucus into a force to be reckoned with.
If We Don’t Break Up Big Tech, We’ll All Be Uber Drivers Soon
Big tech is a common enemy for workers and small business owners—but some on the Left just don't see it.
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests
During an outbreak at Etowah County Detention Center, immigrants say solitary confinement was also used as medical isolation, against ICE guidelines.
The MAGA Army Tries to Drag America to Hell
Dear Leader Trump's toy soldiers make one last stand on the streets of Washington, DC