Politics

Working Families Party: Sanders Needs Warren in the Race
Warren supporters argue her presence helps win more voters to a progressive agenda.
Ryan Grim and Rachel M. Cohen
When I Asked Elizabeth Warren to Speak Out Against the Yemen War, She Refused
In 2015, I asked Sen. Warren to oppose the war in Yemen. Here's what she said.
Shireen Al-Adeimi
Under Bloomberg, the NYPD Massively Expanded Its Racist Gang Database
Stop-and-frisk has received more attention, but Bloomberg’s role in broadening New York’s discriminatory gang database should raise serious concern about what his presidency would look like.
Josmar Trujillo
Elizabeth Warren, Please Drop Out for the Sake of a Better World
Warren has no path to the Democratic nomination, but by dropping out and endorsing Bernie Sanders she can still help make her egalitarian vision a reality.
Hamilton Nolan
There Have Been 21 Debate Questions About Paying For Social Programs, Zero About Paying For War
Democratic debate moderators are sending the message that we can afford policies that spread militarism—but not those that protect human life.
Sarah Lazare
Bloomberg’s Choice to Speak at AIPAC Shows How Out of Touch He Is
The billionaire has defended Islamophobia and Israel's wars. He'll fit right in at the AIPAC conference.
Alex Kane
It’s Not Just Bernie Anymore—Centrist Dems Are Skipping AIPAC in a “Watershed Moment”
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg have joined Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in abandoning the pro-Israel conference that critics call "a fringe, right-wing, radioactive rogue organization."
Julia Conley
Red-Baiting Won’t Stop Bernie Sanders. The Democratic Debate Shows Why.
Moderators and candidates tried to weaponize democratic socialism to attack the front-runner.
Mindy Isser
Why Democrats Need To End the Filibuster
If they actually want to get anything done, Democrats need to kill the filibuster—now.
In These Times Editors
The Media Doesn’t Know How to Process the Fact That Bernie Sanders Is Winning
Corporate media has moved from denial to anger.
Jim Naureckas
Bernie Sanders Is the Only Leading Presidential Candidate Publicly Opposing the Patriot Act
Many Democrats are still acquiescing to a George W. Bush-era policy that has been in place for nearly 20 years.
Sarah Lazare
He Sued Chevron and Won. Now He’s Under House Arrest.
Chevron is using the U.S. courts to avoid paying out $9.5 billion for environmental damage—and to silence lead lawyer Steven Donziger.
Christine MacDonald
Superdelegates Were Designed To Stop a Candidate Like Bernie
Of course the establishment candidates approve of superdelegates—these unelected electors were created precisely to protect the party elite.
Branko Marcetic
Bloomberg Unleashes Warren’s Rage—At Last
If Warren has a superpower, it is her anger—a righteous, coruscating fury that beautifully clarifies the moral stakes of a rigged economy.
Kathleen Geier
Bernie’s Strategy To Win California—And Everywhere
Sanders is taking a risk no one has before: banking on new voters
Nuala Bishari
Where the Ongoing Mass Protests Against Neoliberalism in Chile Came From
Chileans are still taking to the streets to protest an unjust economic order. It will take a political movement to change the system.
Anna Kowalczyk
“I Would Love Medicare for All”: A Nevada Culinary Union Member on Why She Supports Bernie Sanders
While the powerful Culinary Workers Union in Nevada is attacking Sanders' universal healthcare plan, a rank-and-file worker says "a lot of members want Bernie" and support Medicare for All.
Rebecca Burns
At What Point Does Bloomberg’s Unprecedented Ad Spending Amount to Bribery of the Media?
Bloomberg has already spent $400 million on ads, making hardly a dent in his $60 billion fortune.
Julianne Tveten
19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27