The Movement for Black Lives Issue Takeover

LaborFeatureEn Español
Una Semana Laboral De 32 Horas Es Nuestra Para Tomarla
La lucha por jornadas laborales más cortas puede unir a los trabajadores.
Sarah Jaffe
A 32-Hour Workweek Is Ours for the Taking
The fight for shorter hours can unify workers everywhere.
Sarah Jaffe
Washington Strippers Win Bill of Rights
Dancers in Washington state have been fighting for increased protections at the clubs they work. Last week, they won legislation known as the "Strippers' Bill of Rights."
Kim Kelly
DispatchRural America
Can Tenants Take Back Bozeman?
Luxury construction is pushing locals out of their homes, but Bozemanites are not going quietly.
Joseph Bullington
InterviewIsrael & Palestine
“This Is a Movement of Hope": Wisconsin's Uninstructed Campaign Has Momentum
The Uncommitted national movement has reached Wisconsin, perhaps the most critical swing state in the country, for the April 2 primary. To learn more, In These Times interviewed Wisconsin organizers Reema Ahmad and Kyle Johnson, as well as elected officials Francesca Hong and Ryan Clancy.
Riley Roliff
Cargo Ship Owner Behind Baltimore Bridge Crash Sued Multiple Times for Alleged Negligence, Worker Injuries
The Maersk-chartered MV Dali was detained by port officials in Chile last June after inspectors discovered a problem related to the vessel's "propulsion and auxiliary machinery."
Brett Wilkins
This Union Is Organizing to Save Boeing From Itself
The Machinists are bargaining a contract with the airline giant for the first time in 16 years, and members are gearing up for strike votes this summer.
Don McIntosh
Missing Baltimore Bridge Workers Weren't Informed of Mayday Call
“We have people who love us, who wait for us to come home.”
Maximillian Alvarez
LaborViewpointIsrael & Palestine
Labor's 2024 Political Dilemma
Biden’s support for the genocide is indefensible, but we still need him to win.
Rand Wilson and Peter Olney
Wealthy Corporations Are Paying Their CEOs More Than They Pay in Taxes
Tesla, Ford, Netflix and T-Mobile are among scores of profitable U.S. firms that pay their top executives more than they pay in federal taxes. It’s a system that rewards the super rich and punishes the rest of us.
Sarah Anderson, William Rice and Zachary Tashman
CultureIsrael & Palestine
The Protest Song the IDF Tried to Silence
More than 40 years after the master copy was seized by Israeli forces, Zeinab Shaath's “The Urgent Call of Palestine” will be reissued on March 26.
Iman Husain
You Can't Be Neutral in a Flooding House
Summer rains wreaked havoc in Cicero, Illinois—and unleashed a movement demanding change.
Ankur Singh
U.S. Billionaire Wealth Is Up 88% Since the Pandemic—Now Topping $5.5 Trillion
Can we please just tax the rich?
Chuck Collins and Omar Ocampo
Organizers Call on Biden to Issue a Major Disaster Declaration for East Palestine
Over a year after the Norfolk Southern derailment in East Palestine, residents are struggling to access critical healthcare. A coalition of activists from across the country is urging the Biden administration to take action.
Maximillian Alvarez
A child sits sideways looking through a torn canvas wall.
Israel & Palestine
Defunding UNRWA Was Never About Hamas
The refugee agency is a reminder that Palestinian refugees exist and have inalienable political rights—a truth the Israeli government finds deeply inconvenient.
Yousef Aljamal
Hate Capitalism? Love Comics? Boy Do We Have the Post for You
Across Industries, Minnesota Workers Are Harnessing Their Collective Power
Minnesota workers and community groups have worked toward this moment for over a decade. It's paying off.
Amie Stager
A hand holds up a button that reads "I voted."
Israel & Palestine
In an Apparent Rebuke, 14% of Chicago Democrats Voted Blank or Write-in for President
Tuesday’s primary results show more than 40,000 Chicago Democrats declining to select a choice for president, as voters around the country cast protest votes over President Joe Biden’s support for the Israeli genocide.
In These Times Editors
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