March 2020 Volume 44, Issue 03

Is the Present Too Much? It’s a Good Time To Take Up Afrofuturism.
Marvel's 'Black Panther,' Octavia Butler's science fiction and Beyoncé's 'Lemonade' are all prime examples of this movement celebrating the Black experience.
In These Times Editors
Fake Meat Is All the Rage—And It Can Help Us Fight Climate Change
A case for the Impossible: the greatest thing since sliced bread.
Dayton Martindale
Impossible Burgers Won’t Save the Environment—They’re Just a Greenwashing Trend
High-tech fake meat giants are more interested in making a quick buck than mitigating climate change.
Alicia Kennedy
Out of Prison, Into Alt-Prison
The industry profiting from prison halfway houses.
Katie Rose Quandt
What Howard Zinn Got Wrong
The problem with Zinn’s work is that it fails to offer an honest account of how political change actually happens.
Kyle Williams
He Sued Chevron and Won. Now He’s Under House Arrest.
Chevron is using the U.S. courts to avoid paying out $9.5 billion for environmental damage—and to silence lead lawyer Steven Donziger.
Christine MacDonald
Our View of Black History Has Radically Shifted in a Few Short Years
The case for reparations and The 1619 Project have focused attention on what makes African Americans distinct.
Salim Muwakkil
War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement
Unless challenged, U.S. military power imperils any serious response to the climate crisis.
Sarah Lazare
These Blue-Collar Trump Supporters Think the Economy Is Great. Your Move, Democrats.
At Trump’s Milwaukee rally, supporters boasted that he’s ushered in an economic miracle. Democrats face the challenge of convincing them otherwise.
Kari Lydersen
James Thindwa, a Man Who Did What Needed to Be Done—And Said What Needed to Be Said
In These Times lost a friend. But his words live on.
Joel Bleifuss

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