Politics

5 Years of U.S.-Saudi War Have Left Yemen Highly Vulnerable to a Coronavirus Outbreak
Any U.S. response to the global pandemic must end the war.
Shireen Al-Adeimi
We Should Be Very Wary About the Growing Military Response to the Coronavirus Crisis
The reliance on the military for emergency response is a testament to the failures of the U.S. welfare state.
Sarah Lazare
The Future Socialists Want, And Centrists Fear
Are reds and red-scarers even talking about the same thing?
Joel Bleifuss
Mike Davis: The Coronavirus Crisis Is a Monster Fueled by Capitalism
Pandora's Box is open, and our ruthless economic system is making everything far worse.
Mike Davis
While Mainstream Democrats Fumble, Bernie Sanders Is Modeling a Serious Response to Coronavirus
Democrats make a huge mistake by shying away from a robust material response to the crisis.
Natalie Shure
Illinois Prisoners Say They Don’t Have Access to Hand Sanitizer, Cleaning Supplies or Soap
Illinois state prisons are a coronavirus time bomb, activists warn.
Sarah Lazare
A Cornered Trump Scapegoats China, Inviting Racist Violence
The right is scrambling to blame China for what Trump calls "the Chinese virus."
Tobita Chow
U.S. Sanctions on Iran Are Increasing Coronavirus Deaths. They Need to Be Stopped Now.
The measures—imposed by Trump with bipartisan complicity—curtail desperately needed medical supplies.
Sarah Lazare
Jane McAlevey: We Desperately Need a Mass Strike Against the Billionaire Class
An interview about politics and power.
Mindy Isser
In Chicago, a Billionaire-Backed Candidate and Police Are Trying To Oust a Progressive Prosecutor
Kim Foxx's office has reduced incarceration rates by nearly 20% and taken major steps toward reform. Now, she's under attack.
Taylor Moore
How Bernie Beat Polling and a Smear Campaign To Win His First National Office
Sanders faced personal attacks and was down 10 points against a moderate Republican. He won.
Branko Marcetic
Bernie Just Laid Out a Humane Approach to Dealing with the Coronavirus. Biden Did Not.
In Sunday’s debate, Sanders made a clear-eyed case for taking the profit motive out of healthcare, while Biden railed against "revolution."
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Why Bernie Must Keep Going: It’s About Our Future
Sanders is down, but he's not out. And he can still help advance a progressive agenda for all of us.
Christopher D. Cook
A Union Nurse and Tenant Activist Eyes the New York Assembly
A conversation with Phara Souffrant Forrest.
Maximillian Alvarez
The U.S.-Taliban Deal Won’t Bring Real Peace, But It Could Reduce the Bloodshed
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
Phyllis Bennis
We Need a Truth and Reconciliation Process for the Trump Era
When the post-Trump moment comes, there will be a temptation to turn the page. Instead, we need deep reflection.
K. Sabeel Rahman
Why People From Around the World Have Volunteered for Bernie Sanders
"It affects all of us," says Arturo, a volunteer who hails from Spain.
Gabe Levine-Drizin
Despite His Losses, Bernie Sanders’ Agenda Is Winning
While Sanders lost in Michigan and other states, exit polls show voters want Medicare for All, an economic transformation and a nominee who will run on a progressive platform. Those demands aren’t going anywhere.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
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