Conservatives Can't Stop Waging War on Schools
Fifteen years ago, Kate Sheppard reported on the propaganda within the most-used government textbook in America. Now, right-wing fearmongering has once again reared its head in Florida schools.
In These Times Editors
New York Socialists Won Big On Climate. How Did It Happen?
We don't have to settle for neoliberal half-measures.
You Can’t Be a Socialist Alone: Astra Taylor and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Two intellectual and movement leaders talk candidly about the growing mass rejection of capitalism—and the challenges of converting that into real socialist organization.
Astra Taylor and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
A New Idea for New Union Organizing
Unions don't organize enough people. Their structure is the problem.
How A Utility Giant Tried (and Failed) to Build a Pipeline Under Brooklyn
Brooklyn residents didn't learn about the new pipeline project from National Grid until two years into its construction. They were able to stop it anyways.
Sara Van Horn
U.S. Elected Socialists Just Held Their Largest Gathering in Nearly 40 Years
A recent conference brought together democratic socialist elected officials from across the United States—including Bernie Sanders—to collaborate and strategize on advancing progressive public policy.
How to Build the Media Our Movements Need
Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor of Jacobin and President of The Nation, and Alex Han, Executive Director of In These Times, on building left media that can fight the Right's propaganda machine.
Alex Han and Bhaskar Sunkara
You Can’t Organize Alone
Political education used to happen in person. We should bring that practice back.
Colombian Peasants Are Taking on an Irish Multinational— and Being Met With Violence
Indigenous leaders protesting cardboard packaging giant Smurfit Kappa Group face threats and retaliation.
At UFCW, A Reform Movement Rises
Can essential workers follow auto workers and revolutionize their union?
We Shouldn’t Have to Work Ourselves to Death
Why raising the retirement age is a very bad idea.
Christopher R. Martin
Calling Cop City Activists "Terrorists" Is An Old Government Trick
Several Cop City activists have been arrested and charged with domestic terrorism—something that has long been a legal and rhetorical weapon of state power.
Black Educators Are Reimagining A Better School System
“Black Lives Matter at School is an act of resistance. It’s a refusal to accept the ways that we are perpetually dehumanized. It’s a statement that we exist, that we are here, and that we are going to fight back.”
Henry Hicks IV
The Plot to Cancel Drag Queens
Drag Shows under attack by far-right groups.
Change the World and Watch Public Opinion Follow
How to stop letting our crises go to waste.
No Cop City Anywhere
Chicago’s #NoCopAcademy campaign and #StopCopCity in Atlanta are part of the same movement: to end violent policing, protect the environment and defend Black and brown lives.
A Pipeline Brings Gas and Revolt to Southern Italy
“We thought nothing like this could happen in Italy until we found ourselves right in the middle of it.”
After a Record Year for Police Violence, Is It Finally Time to Defund the Police?
As law enforcement budgets have continued to increase, so have the number of killings by police officers. To reverse this trend, funding could be reallocated to social programs, as racial justice advocates have long called for.