Politics

Amy Klobuchar Says She Wants to Protect Obamacare—But Has Worked to Undermine It
Klobuchar has sold herself as a pragmatist who will expand healthcare while being “fiscally responsible.” But her record is one of siding with big business.
Branko Marcetic
In His Lies, Joe Biden Is Sounding a Lot Like Trump
While Joe Biden has promised a break from Trumpism, when it comes to his record, the former vice president has shown an utter disregard for the truth.
Branko Marcetic
In Iowa, Rashida Tlaib and the Sunrise Movement Push the Green New Deal—and Bernie Sanders
Ahead of the critical Iowa caucus, climate organizers are stumping for bold action and a presidential candidate they believe will get it done.
David Goodner
A Primary Is a Competition. Bernie Should Play To Win.
There's no need to hedge our bets.
Carl Beijer
Why Bernie Can’t Be Organizer-In-Chief
Movements, not candidates, should drive progressive agendas.
Brian Tokar
Imagine Elizabeth Warren as President. Now Imagine Bernie Sanders.
We asked their supporters to really think through what a progressive president could—and couldn't—do.
Jessica Stites
Our 15 Most Read Stories of 2019
Throughout the tumultuous past 12 months, In These Times has been there every step of the way. Here are our most popular stories of 2019.
In These Times Editors
Impeachment Trial Will Take Sanders and Warren Off the Campaign Trail
The campaigns have plans, but some supporters worry Biden and Buttigieg will get an edge in Iowa.
Will Kang
Buttigieg Is Shocked, Shocked at McKinsey’s Transgressions. But It Was Notorious When He Joined It.
McKinsey was embroiled in a nationwide scandal over helping insurance companies squeeze customers.
Branko Marcetic
What the U.S. Left Can Learn From the Labour Party’s Epic Loss
Liberal pundits say the lesson is that Democrats shouldn’t move left. They’re wrong.
David Adler
Yes, Trump’s Impeachment Is a Partisan Pursuit—Just As It Should Be
What Trump's defenders miss: impeachment only works when it's partisan.
Thomas Geoghegan
Centrists Don’t Want “Party Unity”—They Want to Defend the Wealthy
Attacks by moderate Democrats on Bernie Sanders are really about defending corporate power and structural inequality.
Christopher D. Cook
The Takeaway From the Impeachment Hearings: Our Constitution Has Failed
To guard against another authoritarian president we can’t impeach, we need to reform our constitution.
Chris Edelson
Want More Proof of Corporate Media’s Anti-Bernie Bias? Look at MSNBC’s Democratic Debate.
During the debate and in the spin room, Sanders was treated more like an outsider than a front runner. It’s part of a broader anti-Bernie slant in the “liberal” network’s coverage.
Branko Marcetic
Trashing Teachers and Red-Baiting: How a Republican Governor Lost in Kentucky
Democrat Andy Beshear defeated Republican Gov. Matt Bevin in deep-red Kentucky. The lesson? Attacking teachers and socialism won’t protect the GOP.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
How Ranked Choice Voting Could Make the 2020 Election More Democratic
The landmark voting reform is quickly spreading across the country—and could have a major impact on contests in 2020.
Adam Eichen
Ageism Has No Place in the Presidential Election
Science tells us that age and health are two very different things.
Susan J. Douglas
Why the Argument that Medicare for All Will Curtail “Freedom” Is So, So Wrong
Joe Biden and other centrists are deploying cynical arguments to defend the for-profit insurance system. We shouldn’t buy it.
Ben Palmquist
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