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God's Work: Labor in the Church
Rev. Lindsey Joyce of the Institute for Christian Socialism reflects on what it means to serve her community.
Maximillian Alvarez
Labor
Texas and Florida, Defying CDC Guidance, Aren't Prioritizing Vaccination of Farmworkers
During the pandemic, farmworkers who keep food on grocery store shelves have had to choose between risking their lives and keeping their jobs.
Frank Hernandez
Culture
Adam Curtis Wants You To Imagine Another World
The British documentarian discusses his new film, "Can’t Get You Out of My Head," why progressives need to ditch the term “neoliberalism,” and more.
Jacob Sugarman
Labor
Democrats Can't Afford to Dilute Their $15 Minimum Wage Proposal
The wage increase in the Covid relief bill also applies to tipped workers and others making a subminimum wage. Democrats should fight tooth and nail to make it law.
s.e. smith
Feature
The Right Is Using the Capitol Riot as a Trojan Horse to Target the Left
Since January 6, Republicans across the country have introduced a slew of anti-protest bills.
Branko Marcetic
Viewpoint
As Sex Workers, We Know the “Equality Model” Is a Dangerous Mistake
It's time to reject carceral feminism and decriminalize consensual sex work.
Molly Simmons
Labor
The Gig Economy Is a Vampire That We Shouldn't Make Peace With
If organized labor doesn't hold the line on the principle that workers are employees, we'll all live to regret it.
Hamilton Nolan
DispatchRural America
Indigenous Water Protectors Face Off Against the “Pandemic Pipeline”
Biden halted Keystone XL, but Enbridge’s Line 3 would pipe the same tar sands oil into the U.S. and across Anishinaabe treaty lands.
Clara Liang
Viewpoint
Could Biden's Climate Policy Invite More Militarism?
Climate change poses an existential threat. That doesn’t mean we should further empower an already bloated Pentagon.
Ashik Siddique
Viewpoint
The Global South Faces a 'Vaccine Apartheid'
Just 10 nations have administered 75% of the vaccines worldwide. Countries like South Africa are being left behind.
Hadas Thier
Rural America
Racing to Save Languages and Cultures, Native American Tribes Rapidly Roll Out Vaccines
Covid-19 has killed Native people at a faster rate than any other group in the U.S., but vaccine rollout in Indian Country has so far been a success story.
Alex Brown
Feature
The Labor Movement Has a Card to Play—And We Need to Play It
Card check, which makes forming a union faster and easier for workers, is the centerpiece of the PRO Act. It's an essential tool for the labor movement.
In These Times Editors
Viewpoint
Joe Biden Should Be Made to Fear Social Movements
History shows that politicians fear the disruptive power of a mobilized base, even when it helps them succeed.
Mark Engler and Paul Engler
Labor
The Hidden Labor of Sex Work
In the second part of a two-part interview, sex worker, activist and DACA recipient Maya Morena reflects on the unique challenges of her industry.
Maximillian Alvarez
Viewpoint
Desperate Times Call for Mutual Aid
But it's not a substitute for organizing.
Marianela D’Aprile
Viewpoint
How Mutual Aid Can Build Working-Class Power
Mutual aid builds the collective people power we need to take on the state.
Vicko Alvarez
Jade Dunham
FeatureInvestigationGoodman Institute
With Covid Delays, You May Die Waiting for Disability Benefits
Disabled people already had to cut through a lot of red tape to get benefits. Coronavirus made it even harder.
Bobbi Dempsey
Viewpoint
Privatization Would Doom Biden's Infrastructure Plan
To meet his goals on equity, jobs and climate, President Biden should push a massive, publicly-funded infrastructure plan.
Jeremy Mohler
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