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.
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.
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.
Republicans Are Using the Capitol Riot as a Trojan Horse to Target the Left
Since January 6, GOP lawmakers across the country have introduced a slew of anti-protest bills.
As Sex Workers, We Know the “Equality Model” Is a Dangerous Mistake
It's time to reject carceral feminism and decriminalize consensual sex work.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Desperate Times Call for Mutual Aid
But it's not a substitute for organizing.
How Mutual Aid Can Build Working-Class Power
Mutual aid builds the collective people power we need to take on the state.
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.
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.
Rev. William Barber: The Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage Is a Fight for Racial Justice
Democrats need to stop playing games and use their majorities to pass a $15 minimum wage right now—we can’t wait any longer.
Rev. William Barber