We Shouldn’t Need an Earthquake to Know Sanctions Don’t Work
Sanctions are an instrument of war, not an alternative to it.
Unions Safeguard Workers’ Sweat Equity
To protect the time and labor that workers put into in their workplaces, unions help secure investments in infrastructure that sustain jobs for years to come.
Democrats Now Have Two Jobs: Protect the Working Class and Stop the MAGA Right
Delia Ramirez, the first Latina from the Midwest to serve in Congress, on building a party by and for working people.
We Need to Cut the Military Budget, But Don’t Trust the Far Right to Do It
There’s an urgent need to stop funding wars and human rights abuses abroad and to free up funding for human needs at home. The Freedom Caucus can’t be counted on for either.
In 1996, There Was Union Summer. This Year, There’s “Labor Spring.”
"Labor Spring" brings back a national teach-in on organizing to campuses across the country.
Cindy Hahamovitch, William P. Jones and Joseph A. McCartin
No Cop City Anywhere
Chicago’s #NoCopAcademy campaign and #StopCopCity in Atlanta are part of the same movement: to end violent policing, protect the environment and defend Black and brown lives.
Americans Still Want—And Need—Medicare for All
The number of uninsured Americans has dropped to an all-time low. But that fact obscures the failures of our patchwork, profit-driven healthcare system.
Employers Steal Up to $50 Billion From Workers Every Year. It’s Time to Reclaim It.
A recent victory over wage theft shows what workers everywhere need to claw back their stolen pay—support, resources and enforcement.
This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Look to Marxists to Reimagine Love, Romance and Sex
It's not you, it's capitalism.
How to Stop AI From Eating Journalism
Ethical standards can also save a lot of human jobs.
What the Progressive Wing of the Democratic Party Has Planned Next
Rather than taking a back seat, progressives are using their expanded ranks to flex their muscle in Congress—and transform the Democratic Party.
Stop Cowering Before This Half-Bright Florida Fascist
Ron DeSantis wants to break the unions and make a temporary advantage permanent.
After a Record Year for Police Violence, Is It Finally Time to Defund the Police?
As law enforcement budgets have continued to increase, so have the number of killings by police officers. To reverse this trend, funding could be reallocated to social programs, as racial justice advocates have long called for.
Milton Friedman Set Us Up for a 21st Century Version of Fascism
In 2023, market fundamentalism is fostering authoritarianism—in the United States and abroad.
Strikes Are Stronger Than Laws
There's a simple reason why the government can't win unless you let it.
Nurses Set To Strike Against New York City’s Healthcare Monopolies
Decades of mergers and acquisitions have turned New York’s hospitals into profit-oriented corporations. Nurses are fighting to change that.
If You Can Borrow a Book, Then Why Not a Chainsaw? The Rise of Tool Lending Libraries
Spawned in the wake of World War II, tool libraries lend implements and provide practical guidance to community members who can’t afford to own or store their own tools.
Military Budget Hike for 2023 is 3,200 Times the NLRB Increase
If a budget reveals what we value, this one should give us pause: extravagant spending for the war machine, scraps for workers.
Amy Livingston and Sarah Lazare
Title 42 Was a Disaster. What’s Next Doesn’t Look Much Better.
The court-ordered termination of Title 42 marks an important step toward restoring access to humanitarian protections at the border. But the Biden administration must do more to fight the program's racist legacy.
Chiraayu Gosrani and Azadeh Shahshahani
Título 42 fue un desastre. Lo que sigue no se ve mucho mejor.
La terminación ordenada por la corte del Título 42 marca un paso importante hacia la restauración del acceso a las protecciones humanitarias en la frontera. Pero la administración de Biden debe hacer más para luchar contra el legado racista del programa.
Azadeh Shahshahani y Chiraayu Gosrani
The Republican Party’s Plan to Fight Inflation Is a Sham
Republicans don’t have a strategy to lower costs for consumers, but they are plotting to slash the safety net.
Max B. Sawicky
Inflation myths only benefit the rich.
Crypto Predators Wage Class War with a Smile
The cryptocurrency bubble reveals the emperor’s new grift.
Oil Companies Have Plundered Louisiana's Coast. They Owe Us Reparations.
Native and Black communities suffering the most from coastal damage need reparations for past abuse while we fight for systemic change.