Ten Predictions for Labor in 2024
Our crystal ball shows splintering coalitions, the rise of a new vanguard, and more.
Why Leftists Should Read The Man Who Changed Colors
"It is critically important that Leftists and progressives understand the complexity of humans rather than demonizing or idealizing anyone."
Bill Fletcher, Jr.
National Conservatives, Postliberals and the Nietzschean Right: Meet Today’s Terrifying GOP
The New Right is mad, organized and wholly unafraid to wield state power.
How Colleges Became Recruitment Hubs for the Gen-Z Right
Right-wing Zoomers are outflanking their MAGA elders in enthusiastic embrace of radically anti-democratic, exclusionary and bigoted beliefs.
Bernie Sanders Has Finally Called for a Cease-Fire. Sort Of.
Prior to today's letter, the senator had urged for a “humanitarian pause.”
This Chanukah Is a Time for Palestine Solidarity, From Fasting to Public Disruption
Remembering that Chanukah means “rededication,” as we light the candles each night, we can rededicate ourselves to solidarity with Palestine for the long haul.
Why Journalists Must Speak out About Gaza
Attacks on journalism and media are dangerous to us all.
Aja Arnold, Rae Garringer, Rebecca Chowdhury, Tina Vásquez, Irene Vázquez, Victoria Bouloubasis, Charmaine Lang, Nour Saudi and Lewis Raven Wallace
The UAW Just Challenged the Entire Labor Movement to Get More Ambitious
The United Auto Workers announced a new campaign to organize 150,000 new members at non-union shops. Every other major union should follow suit.
Donald Trump Makes a Mockery of Populism
To call Trump a “populist” is to desecrate the memory of the 19th century movement that took on robber barons like him.
The UAW Strike Points the Way To a Different Vision of Economic Life
From its novel strategy to unprecedented contract wins, the United Auto Workers strike made history. The walkout suggests a broader revival of class struggle and workplace democracy.
Israel’s Brutality Is Stoking the Imagination of India's Far Right
As the genocide in Gaza continues, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking notes.
The Right's Persecution of Palestine Supporters Looks a Lot Like a New Red Scare
Workers have been fired. Students have lost job offers. Activists have been harassed. But you can’t bully a movement into silence.
Israel’s Violence Will Never Bring “Safety” to Anyone, Including Jews
We need to confront the violence of Israel’s ethnonationalist militarism.
Sarah Lazare and Maya Schenwar
The Rise of the Far Right Is a Global Phenomenon
Facing a planetary wave of far-right authoritarianism, from Italy’s Giorgia Meloni to Argentina’s Javier Milei, the Left must learn to “organize despair.”
The ADL Is Making It Less Safe to Be a Progressive Jew
In our topsy-turvy reality, the organization most associated with fighting antisemitism, the Anti-Defamation League, has cast its lot with antisemites.
Celebrated Palestinian Poet Mosab Abu Toha Reportedly Seized in Gaza
One may wonder why Israel would kidnap a poet. The answer, though painful, is simple. In its genocidal war against Palestinians, Israel seeks to erase not only Palestinian lives but also their culture and heritage.
After a Long Defeat, Labor Is Rising from the Ashes
Stephen Franklin on labor's losses—and explosive resurgence
Biden’s Unflinching Support for Israel’s War on Gaza Is Derailing His Reelection Chances
As the horrifying human toll in Gaza escalates, voters are calling on the president to call for a ceasefire. He ignores them at his own peril.