The Dystopian Future of U.S. Public Education Is On Display in Houston
The takeover of the Houston Independent School District by GOP officials is part of a broader attack on public education—but unions and community members are fighting back.
Jackie Anderson, Ruth Kravetz and Jay Malone
In Jenin, Palestinians Resist Against Israeli Helicopters And Drones
The largest Israeli military operation in Jenin since the Second Intifada spells what Israel has in store for Palestinians.
Jehad Abusalim
Remote Work Among the Issues at Play in CWA Election
At their national convention, communications workers are set to decide on a new president—and the future of work-from-home arrangements could be on the table.
Steve Early
We Can't Afford To Ignore Cop City
In These Times Executive Director Alex Han asks us to imagine a world where the needs of the people outweigh the powerful.
Alex Han
If Banks Can Be Bailed Out, Student Debt Can Be Canceled
Biden must act now to make student debt relief a reality—no matter what the Supreme Court says.
Braxton Brewington
Geisel Library at the University of California, San Diego.
The University of California Is Escalating Its Crackdown on Dissent
Three academic workers at the University of California, San Diego, were arrested on felony charges of vandalism and conspiracy to commit a crime. They were using washable markers and chalk.
Rafael Jaime
U.S. Elected Socialists Just Held Their Largest Gathering in Nearly 40 Years
A recent conference brought together democratic socialist elected officials from across the United States—including Bernie Sanders—to collaborate and strategize on advancing progressive public policy.
David Duhalde
Working Class History Is Happening Before Our Eyes
In These Times Executive Director Alex Han discusses how and why workers are organizing in unprecedented numbers as we speak.
Alex Han
Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor of Jacobin and President of the Nation, and Alex Han, Executive Director of In These Times, in conversation on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at Starr Bar, Brooklyn, NY.
How to Build the Media Our Movements Need
Bhaskar Sunkara, Founding Editor of Jacobin and President of The Nation, and Alex Han, Executive Director of In These Times, on building left media that can fight the Right's propaganda machine.
Alex Han and Bhaskar Sunkara
Abortion Rights are Trans Rights
One year after Dobbs, a record amount of anti-LGBT legislation has been unleashed across the country. What’s needed now—more than ever—is solidarity among marginalized genders.
Lexie Bean
Dobbs Means People Like Me Can’t Plan Their Future
A woman reflects on her abortion and says she is “living proof” that it can sometimes be the best path.
How Chicago Broke the Neoliberal Fever
The Windy City has long been a laboratory for free market fundamentalism. But the election of Mayor Brandon Johnson and a landmark number of left-wing City Council members indicates the emergence of a new Chicago school.
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Tony Evers Just Signed Off on the Largest Voucher School Expansion in 30 Years
Public school advocates say they feel betrayed by Wisconsin’s “Education Governor” and that the budget package that was on his desk is “a bad deal” that includes “a pittance to public schools.”
Samantha Winslow
Robert Reich: Trump Won't Get a Civil War Over His Indictment
Donald Trump is as dangerous as ever, and is inciting violence. But the country is not going to war with itself over his own narcissistic cravings.
Robert Reich
Biden Is Turning Out to Be More Like Obama Than FDR
After passing stimulus programs and promising a Roosevelt-like administration, President Biden and national Democrats are back to embracing austerity. We deserve better.
Scott Remer
On CORE’s 15th Anniversary, Reflecting on the Teachers Caucus That Changed Chicago—and the Nation
The Caucus of Rank-and-File Educators was formed in 2008 when a group of educators and union members came together to transform the Chicago Teachers Union. What they would build would end up changing the city—and country—forever.
Jackson Potter
Republicans Are Now Trying to Defund the Libraries
Claiming to protect children, Republicans are going after libraries and librarians instead of the police, gun manufacturers, and actual child sexual abusers.
Sonali Kolhatkar
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How Land Swaps Turn Public Lands into Private Playgrounds
Land exchanges, a management tool used by the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management, too often benefit rich landowners at the public’s expense.
Erica Rosenberg
The War Over No Strike Clauses Has a New Front Line
In Erie, PA, Wabtec workers are poised to fight for the right to strike.
Hamilton Nolan
You Can’t Organize Alone
Political education used to happen in person. We should bring that practice back.
Keisa Reynolds
The College Board’s Profiteering Should Have No Place in Public Education
The College Board is selling our students' futures. It's just business as usual under racial capitalism.
Kinjo Kiema
A Billionaire Conserving Montana Is Funding the Group Bulldozing the Atlanta Forest
Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank is helping fund the forces behind Cop City.
Joseph Bullington
Rolling Back a Century of Progress, Republicans Are Reviving Child Labor
It might seem unimaginable that we're backsliding into the era of exploiting child labor. But that’s precisely what the GOP appears to be doing.
Sonali Kolhatkar
The Left Case for the Trillion Dollar Coin
Gimmick? Maybe. Path out of the debt ceiling mess? Absolutely.
Maurice BP Weeks
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