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Danny Glover Sees Centuries of Struggle in the Amazon Union Drive
The famed actor and civil rights activist examines what's at stake for Black workers in Bessemer, Alabama.
Maximillian Alvarez
How the Filibuster Became the Biggest Threat to American Democracy
“Kill Switch” author Adam Jentleson traces the history of the Senate procedure and explains why Democrats preserve it at their peril.
Paul Blest
Biden Could Help Prevent Water Crises Like the One in Jackson—If He Stands Up to Corporations
The ongoing crisis in Jackson, Mississippi shows why President Biden must reject privatization in his infrastructure plan.
Thomas M. Hanna
The Filibuster Is a Labor Issue
The PRO Act will not pass unless we end the filibuster. Those two things are a package deal.
Hamilton Nolan
How the Democrats Blew the Last Big Labor Bill
Twelve years ago, Congress failed to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. Will the PRO Act meet the same fate?
In These Times Editors
How Austerity Politics End
By passing the American Rescue Plan, President Biden and Democrats in Congress are signaling they may finally be ready to move on from the age of market fundamentalism.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Rural America
Towns Across the West Face a Housing Crisis. More Sprawl Is Not the Answer.
The lack of affordable shelter in the region has dramatic economic and public health repercussions. Some places are working to solve the problem by building more densely.
Jake Bullinger
Migrant Detainees Find Little Relief Under Biden
Despite a change in rhetoric, deportations of migrants continue under President Biden.
Maurizio Guerrero
There Are No Make or Break Moments In a Movement
It's a process, and it never ends.
Hamilton Nolan
We May Be One Election From Permanent Minority Rule
Donald Trump has been defeated, but American democracy remains in peril. Here’s how we can reverse the trendline.
Peter Certo
"He's a Real One": The Squad's Middle-Aged, Mustachioed Ally in Congress
How Chicago’s Jesús “Chuy” García went from challenging the city’s machine to taking on D.C.’s Democratic establishment.
Maya Dukmasova
An Alabama Amazon Worker's Case for Unionization
Jennifer Bates, an employee of the Bessemer fulfillment center, explains why the forthcoming vote is so monumental.
Maximillian Alvarez
The Disaster in Texas Shows Why We Need to Cancel Utility Debt
After enduring heat and energy shortages, Texans are now facing sky-high utility bills. It’s time to cancel this debt—and implement a national moratorium on utility shutoffs.
Johanna Bozuwa
Can a Federal Job Guarantee Unite the Left?
Rep. Ayanna Pressley's proposal aims to achieve racial, economic and environmental justice all at once.
Hamilton Nolan
Alicia Garza on the Problem of Celebrity in Social Movements
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza reflects on platforms and pedestals.
Alicia Garza
Joe Biden Is Following a Blueprint for Forever War
Bombing Syria and excusing the crimes of the Saudi crown prince won't bring us any closer to a withdrawal from the Middle East.
Danny Sjursen
The Young Socialists' School-to-Union Pipeline
Members of the Democratic Socialists of America are embracing the "rank and file strategy."
Indigo Olivier
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
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