November 2022 Volume 46, Issue 10
In California, Independent Truckers Face Uncertain Future Stephen Franklin
Bosses Hate This One Trick In These Times Editors
Barbara Ehrenreich’s Call for Socialist Feminism Barbara Ehrenreich
In California, Independent Truckers Face Uncertain Future
A California law making it harder for trucking companies to classify drivers as independent contractors is now in effect—with big implications for truckers at America’s largest ports.
Golden on Learning How to Live as a Black, Queer and Trans Artist from the South
“There’s so much politicizing of trans lives and at the heart of it, I just want to wear my dress.”
The Protest Camp Where Houseless Activists Fight Luxury High Rises
Houseless protesters in Chicago occupied a parking lot and then set up a long-term camp to fight gentrification—with the support of the neighborhood.
Bosses Hate This One Trick
Work-to-rule is not walking away from a fight, but a different way to fight.
In These Times Editors
How Progressives Can Counter ‘Tough-on Crime’ Messaging
Crime plays on primal emotions. We need deep engagement to transform people's thinking.
Barbara Ehrenreich’s Call for Socialist Feminism
“Feminism—despite all our efforts—is still largely a middle-class movement and ideology,” Ehrenreich wrote in 1984—words that are still relevant today.
Why Aren’t Workers at Unions Eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?
While Biden has taken steps to provide student debt cancellation, union workers are excluded from a key relief program—while workers at anti-labor groups like the Heritage Foundation are covered.
Independent Unions Are Great—And Proof of Labor's Broken Institutions
The inspiring wave of independent labor organizing also represents the failure of existing unions.