Minneapolis Is About to Vote on Whether to Dismantle the Police
Will the city at the center of last summer's racial justice protests decide to remake public safety? We'll soon find out.
"People Are Running Out of Patience with the Capitalist System”: Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez on Governing as a Socialist
With municipal socialism on the rise around the country, we spoke to Rodriguez Sanchez about her role on the Chicago City Council's Democratic Socialist Caucus.
Meet the New Generation of "Sidewalk Socialists"
Once elected, how do socialists govern?
Democratic Socialists of America Make a Strategy for the Biden Era
Delegates chart a socialist future at DSA's 2021 virtual convention.
Occupy Wall Street, Ten Years After
In 2011, Occupy organizers spoke with In These Times about challenges and opportunities. Ten years later, we look back on the decentralized, grassroots uprising.
In These Times Editors
Occupy Wall Street Trained a Generation in Class War
How OWS shaped a decade of dramatic protests and why it has run its course.
Pedagogy of the Apocalypse
In a year filled with trauma, a university professor learns how to support her students.
Buffalo Starbucks Workers Say They Will Unionize One Store At a Time
Union elections at individual stores would be a significant labor breakthrough in the fast food industry.
Black Teachers Defend Their Curriculum From Attacks on Critical Race Theory
With school boards becoming a battleground in the right-wing war on critical race theory, Milwaukee educators are standing up against racist censorship of American history.
Tribal Court Case Against Line 3 Pipeline Is First to Invoke “Rights of Nature”
The suit by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe says Enbridge's pipeline would violate the rights of wild rice, which the tribe enshrined in law in 2018.
Democrats Will Never Stop Triangulating Against Justice
Running against "defund the police" is both cowardly and wrong. Democratic leaders find that irresistible.
Grief Belongs in Social Movements. Can We Embrace It?
A Black activist reflects on intergenerational trauma, community, and coming to terms with death in movement building.
Introducing the Movement for Black Lives Issue Takeover
Lessons on building collective power.
Barbara Ransby, Chinyere Tutashinda, Karissa Lewis, M Adams and Shanelle Matthews
Letter From the Year 2071
A vision of where the Black freedom movement could take us.
Voter Suppression Is White Supremacy. It Must Be Stopped.
In recent years, down-ballot wins across the country have legalized marijuana, overturned Jim Crow-era election law, and hiked minimum wages. The GOP’s campaign to suppress the Black vote threatens wins like these.
The Utopic, Love-Centered, “Liberation Oasis” on Chicago’s South Side
Damon Williams, a co-founder of the #LetUsBreathe Collective, talks radical space-building.
The Meeting in 1998 That Kept Black Radicalism Alive
Two decades ago, the Black Radical Congress convened to reclaim revolution and denounce reformism.
In These Times Editors
The Future of the Movement for Black Lives
Urban rebellions blossomed into mass mobilization upon George Floyd's death. Now what?