November 2020 Volume 44, Issue 11

Dispatch
The Climate Movement’s Reckoning
Camille Williams
Labor
How to Boost Unions’ Power? Sectoral Bargaining.
Industry-wide bargaining could decrease inequality and improve livelihoods for unionized workers.
In These Times Editors
Culture
How to Fight Fascism Through Literature
Arundhati Roy’s new book "Azadi" raises important questions about how we can resist authoritarianism by expressing not only outrage but joy.
Apoorva Tadepalli
Viewpoint
The Electoral College is a Dangerous Relic That Threatens the Future of Our Democracy
This 18th-century artifact provided constitutional protections for slaveholders and allowed for the corruption of our electoral system. It's time to abolish it.
Joel Bleifuss
ViewpointClimate
The Climate Movement's Difficult Fight Ahead If Trump Wins
Another term for Trump means an uphill battle for climate activism. But it's a fight we can't afford to lose.
Mattias Lehman
ViewpointClimate
How to Win a Green New Deal Under Biden
With effective organizing and consistent pressure, young climate activists proved that Biden can be pushed to adopt more progressive policies.
Nikayla Jefferson
Dispatch
"Someone Needs to Listen to Us": Why African Asylum Seekers Went On Hunger Strike
Inside a protest against racism at a Louisiana immigrant detention center.
Katie Jane Fernelius
ViewpointRural America
How Do You Flip Rural Trump Voters? Talk to Them.
In 2016, establishment Democrats all but ignored rural communities. Groups like People's Action are changing that, one conversation at a time.
George Goehl
DispatchRural America
Native Voters Could Swing the 2020 Election—If They’re Able to Vote
Menominee tribal citizens are working to make Native votes count in Wisconsin
Stephanie Woodard
Culture
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Felt Like the Loss of a Friend
Ginsburg’s story is, in many ways, the story of women in the 20th century. It’s no surprise, then, that her loss feels deeply personal.
Diana Babineau

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