April 2021 Volume 45, Issue 4

Departments
Who's Afraid of Critical Race Theory?
Right-wing censorship efforts are reaching new heights with the push to erase any talk of racism from American classrooms.
In These Times Editors
Viewpoint
What's Really Behind the Opposition to a $15 Minimum Wage
Fifty-seven senators from both parties are determined to preserve an economic system that rewards the rich and punishes the poor.
Joel Bleifuss
Departments
Will Biden Make Good on Obama's Promise to Close Guantánamo?
Twelve years ago, one of our writers outlined what needs to happen to finally shut down Gitmo.
In These Times Editors
Dispatch
Nina Turner Hopes to Move Ohio Left
The "daughter of Cleveland" and former Bernie Sanders surrogate is running for Congress on a platform that includes a $15 minimum wage, recurring stimulus checks and free public college.
Nuala Bishari
Dispatch
The UK's Vaccine Rollout Is the Latest Reminder We Need Universal Healthcare
Britain's vaccination rate has far outpaced the rest of the West. The triumph belongs to its National Health Service.
Natasha Hakimi Zapata
DispatchLabor
New Hampshire Republicans Are Using Covid to Ram Through Right-to-Work Legislation
Lawmakers in the state have blocked the legislation for years, but a radicalized GOP appears bent on pushing it through.
C.M. Lewis
Viewpoint
Joe Biden Is Following a Blueprint for Forever War
Bombing Syria and excusing the crimes of the Saudi crown prince won't bring us any closer to a withdrawal from the Middle East.
Danny Sjursen

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