Movements

A Socialist Response to the End of Roe: Don’t Mourn—Organize for Reproductive Justice
Socialist feminists don’t want “choice”—we demand full abortion rights for all, without exception.
Diana Moreno
"We Just Broke a Thick-Ass Glass Ceiling": Progressive Candidates Rack Up Some Big Wins
In Tuesday’s Democratic primaries, left-wing challengers in Illinois made history, while in New York, progressive incumbents held onto their seats.
Nick Vachon
Louisiana Dollar Store Workers Can’t Control Air Conditioning in Their Own Stores
The pandemic and the inflation panic have been a boon to dollar stores, which are spreading rapidly throughout low-income areas and “food deserts,” but dollar store employees are being left behind. That’s why workers and community members are organizing.
Maximillian Alvarez
New York Progressives and Socialists Are Hoping to Turn Legislative Setbacks Into Electoral Electricity
After key bills on climate and housing stalled in the legislature, left-wing organizers are working to topple Democratic incumbents and build a united front in Albany.
Karma Samtani
The Creative Methods Workers Are Using to Stop Bosses' Abuse
Why we need to enforce worker protections to build the labor movement we want.
Brittany Scott
The Movements Taking Climate Action Where Politicians Won't
The world's most existential crisis has all but fallen off Washington's agenda. But campaigners are finding success in more immediate targets.
Donna Katzin and William Minter
The AFL-CIO's Official New Goal: Continued Decline
The union federation's new organizing plan aims low. Very low.
Hamilton Nolan
How Amazon and Starbucks Workers Are Upending the Organizing Rules
Workers are leading. Unions should support them or get out of the way.
Chris Brooks
Starbucks. Amazon. Now, Trader Joe’s Is Unionizing.
Workers are pushing for the grocery store chain’s first union.
Jeremy Gantz
How the Child Welfare System Is Silently Destroying Black Families
A single call from an anonymous tipster is all it takes for the government to take children from their families
Dorothy Roberts
A Former Sundown Town Passed Reparations and Rent Control. Now It's Fighting to Keep Them.
Culver City’s first Black Mayor, Daniel Lee, wants to make California the bastion of progressive politics some imagine it to be.
Paige Oamek
What Happens After Movement-Backed Politicians Take Office
As the “co-governance” model gains traction, here’s a look into the promises and pitfalls—and how organizers are reimagining electoral politics.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
How To Build Fierce and Worker-Centered Unions
A Q&A with an organizer about her new book and on building worker power through resilience.
Paige Oamek
Facts Over Ideology, Peace Over War
Russia is responsible for invading Ukraine, and we have to recognize that.
Terry Burke and Andrew Berman
Starbucks Workers Are Facing Down One of the Most Intense Union-Busting Campaigns in Decades
Workers at more than 100 Starbucks stores in 27 states have filed union petitions for elections. In response, the company has launched a relentless anti-union effort.
Hannah Faris
St. Louis’s Movement-Backed Mayor Promised to Close an Infamous Jail. What’s the Hold Up?
Mayor Tishaura Jones, who took office in April 2021, promised to empty the jail known as "the Workhouse" within the first 100 days of her tenure.
Skyler Aikerson
Unions Stand With Exploited Immigrant Demolition Workers in NYC
A conversation with Chaz Rynkiewicz, vice president of Laborers Local 79.
Maximillian Alvarez
In Praise of The Whole World Is Watching
We remember the life and accomplishments of the late activist, writer and scholar Todd Gitlin (1943-2022).
Susan J. Douglas
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