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You Do Know Amy Klobuchar Is an Abusive Boss, Right?
Based on a third-place finish in New Hampshire, pundits have declared Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s presidential campaign to be “surging”&mdash... more
I Know Firsthand Why Unions Should Endorse Bernie
One late summer evening in 2000, my home phone rang in Moretown, Vermont. “Can you please hold for Congressman Sanders?” the voice on the... more
By Andrew Tripp
Buttigieg and Centrist Dems Want a Military Response to Climate Change. That’s Dangerous.
The Pentagon sees climate victims as threats. more
By Sarah Lazare
Labor Unions Were Crucial in Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire Victory
Sen. Bernie Sanders has emerged victorious following the nation’s first Democratic primary in New Hampshire on Tuesday. The win further solidifies Sanders’... more
By Jeff Schuhrke
We Talk About One U.S.-Backed Coup. Hondurans Talk About Three.
Tracing U.S. complicity in the ongoing human rights crisis in Honduras. more
By Meghan Krausch
War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement
Unless challenged, U.S. military power imperils any serious response to the climate crisis. more
By Sarah Lazare
Yes, Michael Bloomberg Is Definitely an Oligarch
The multi-billionaire has spent his career using his fortune to undermine democracy and enact his preferred political agenda. His presidential gambit is just the latest example. more
By Paul Heideman
Trump Says Covering All Immigrants Would Bankrupt Our Healthcare System. That’s a Lie.
Covering undocumented immigrants under Medicare for All isn’t just morally right—it’s also economically sound. more
By Adam Gaffney
Bernie Sanders’ Feat in Iowa Shows Democratic Socialism Can Win
By taking the popular vote lead in Iowa, Sanders has upended the notion that running as a socialist is a liability. more
By Miles Kampf-Lassin
Donald Trump Flat Out Lied About the Economy In His State of the Union
In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Trump extolled the “blue-collar boom” in the economy along with his... more
By Robert E. Scott
Australia’s Devastating Fires Make an Urgent Case for Nationalizing Fossil Fuels
Why Australia and the United States should take over and shut down fossil fuels. more
By Carla Skandier
These Blue-Collar Trump Supporters Think the Economy Is Great. Your Move, Democrats.
At Trump’s Milwaukee rally, supporters boasted that he’s ushered in an economic miracle. Democrats face the challenge of convincing them otherwise. more
By Kari Lydersen
How Medicare for All Could Improve—and Save—the Lives of Transgender People
Transgender people are systematically shut out of medical coverage. Medicare for All could change that. more
By Izii Carter
A Win Against Voter Suppression in the South
While Republicans have purged voter rolls and suppressed Black turnout in the South, voting rights organizers just showed how to win. more
By Casey Williams
Barbara Ehrenreich on Her Endorsement of Bernie Sanders and Why Socialism Should Be Fun
In a sprawling interview, Ehrenreich explains why Sanders is her choice for 2020, the joys of radical politics and why there's no time to wait on capitalism to solve the climate crisis. more
By Indigo Olivier
Young People Don’t Support Biden. Why Does the Establishment Still Think He’s the Most “Electable”?
Don't believe arguments about "electability" coming from the corporate wing of the Democratic Party. more
By Joel Bleifuss
James Thindwa, a Man Who Did What Needed to Be Done—And Said What Needed to Be Said
In These Times lost a friend. But his words live on. more
By Joel Bleifuss
The Latest Perversion of Martin Luther King Jr.? Invoking His Legacy to Defend Means-Testing.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a committed democratic socialist. If you want to honor his legacy, join the fight for universal social programs. more
By Eli Day
Is Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez the Future of Texas?
The Latina labor organizer out to unseat GOP heavyweight Sen. John Cornyn. more
By Steven Greenhouse
Yes, Joe Biden Has Long Pushed Cuts to Social Security. End of Story.
Bernie Sanders is right to call out Biden’s objectionable record on cutting Social Security—no matter what Paul Krugman says. more
By Max B. Sawicky
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