Politics

The Prisoners Forced To Sue for Soap and Toilet Paper
Prisoners have filed suit against the Wisconsin Department of Corrections due to unsafe living conditions and inadequate medical care.
Arvind Dilawar
Buttigieg and Centrist Dems Want a Military Response to Climate Change. That’s Dangerous.
The Pentagon sees climate victims as threats.
Sarah Lazare
We Talk About One U.S.-Backed Coup. Hondurans Talk About Three.
Tracing U.S. complicity in the ongoing human rights crisis in Honduras.
Meghan Krausch
War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement
Unless challenged, U.S. military power imperils any serious response to the climate crisis.
Sarah Lazare
Yes, Michael Bloomberg Is Definitely an Oligarch
The multi-billionaire has spent his career using his fortune to undermine democracy and enact his preferred political agenda. His presidential gambit is just the latest example.
Paul Heideman
Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s a Lie.
Covering undocumented immigrants under Medicare for All isn’t just morally right—it’s also economically sound.
Adam Gaffney
In the Middle of the Night, Bernie Was Tipped Toward Iowa Victory by Working-Class Immigrant Votes
Foreign-language satellite caucuses took a projected state delegate win away from Pete Buttigieg.
David Goodner
Bernie Sanders’ Feat in Iowa Shows Democratic Socialism Can Win
By taking the popular vote lead in Iowa, Sanders has upended the notion that running as a socialist is a liability.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Australia’s Devastating Fires Make an Urgent Case for Nationalizing Fossil Fuels
Why Australia and the United States should take over and shut down fossil fuels.
Carla Skandier
These Blue-Collar Trump Supporters Think the Economy Is Great. Your Move, Democrats.
At Trump’s Milwaukee rally, supporters boasted that he’s ushered in an economic miracle. Democrats face the challenge of convincing them otherwise.
Kari Lydersen
How Medicare for All Could Improve—and Save—the Lives of Transgender People
Transgender people are systematically shut out of medical coverage. Medicare for All could change that.
Izii Carter
A Win Against Voter Suppression in the South
While Republicans have purged voter rolls and suppressed Black turnout in the South, voting rights organizers just showed how to win.
Casey Williams
Barbara Ehrenreich on Why Socialism Should Be Fun
In a sprawling interview, Ehrenreich explains the joys of radical politics and why there's no time to wait on capitalism to solve the climate crisis.
Indigo Olivier
Young People Don’t Support Biden. Why Does the Establishment Still Think He’s the Most “Electable”?
Don't believe arguments about "electability" coming from the corporate wing of the Democratic Party.
Joel Bleifuss
James Thindwa, a Man Who Did What Needed to Be Done—And Said What Needed to Be Said
In These Times lost a friend. But his words live on.
Joel Bleifuss
The Latest Perversion of Martin Luther King Jr.? Invoking His Legacy to Defend Means-Testing.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a committed democratic socialist. If you want to honor his legacy, join the fight for universal social programs.
Eli Day
Is Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez the Future of Texas?
The Latina labor organizer out to unseat GOP heavyweight Sen. John Cornyn.
Steven Greenhouse
Yes, Joe Biden Has Long Pushed Cuts to Social Security. End of Story.
Bernie Sanders is right to call out Biden’s objectionable record on cutting Social Security—no matter what Paul Krugman says.
Max B. Sawicky
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