How Mutual Aid Can Build Working-Class Power
Mutual aid builds the collective people power we need to take on the state.
Rev. William Barber: The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage Is a Fight for Racial Justice
Democrats need to stop playing games and use their majorities to pass a $15 minimum wage right now—we can’t wait any longer.
Rev. William Barber
Devastation and Uprising: 2020 in 10 Numbers
The pandemic has disproportionately impacted communities of color and amplified wealth inequality. But Americans have also demonstrated their incredible resilience.
In These Times Editors
With Minimum Wage Victory in Reach, The Fight for $15 Vows Bigger Things to Come
Leaders are setting their sights on a national collective bargaining agreement.
The Little Known, Racist History of the 911 Emergency Call System
The 911 system we have today was created in response to the 1967 civil rights protests.
Katrina Feldkamp and S. Rebecca Neusteter
We Should Cause Trouble, Not Make Nice With Biden
History suggests that it’s not making friends, but making the administration’s life difficult, that gets results for the Left.
The Actions of the (Well-Funded) Capitol Police Show Why We Need to Defund the Police
On January 6, police showed us exactly who they "serve and protect."
Public Wailing as Political Dissent
Both personal and political, wailing disrupts the social order.
Congress Now Has More Socialists Than Ever Before in U.S. History
The high-water mark for socialists elected to national office is in step with a proud tradition in American politics.
Equating White Nationalists and "Left Radicals" Is What Got Us Here in the First Place
Media outlets and politicians are baselessly claiming the pro-Trump crowd was made up of "socialists," "anarchists," and "antifa." Here's why that's so dangerous.
Protesters at Biden Philly HQ Demand Student Debt Relief on Day One
"Biden owes this city," say Philadelphia activists
“This Is Why We Don’t Drink the Water”
Fracking threatens drinking water on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Meet the locals who are fighting back.
For the First Time, the Progressive Caucus Will Have Real Power
New rules will help Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) turn the caucus into a force to be reckoned with.
Socialism Informs the Best of Our Politics
The case for democratic socialism in the 21st century.
The Best Moment of 2020: The Burning of the Third Precinct
Everything else was bad
After Sweeping Statewide Races, DSA Aims to Put a Socialist Caucus on New York’s City Council
Through democratic, grassroots-powered campaigns and an army of volunteers, socialists are flexing their muscle to bring a left-wing policy agenda to New York City.
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests
During an outbreak at Etowah County Detention Center, immigrants say solitary confinement was also used as medical isolation, against ICE guidelines.
How the Battle in Seattle Changed Everything
In 1999, a coalition of union leaders, environmental activists and anti-capitalists took on the World Trade Organization and ushered in the 21st century for the U.S. Left.