July 15, 2019
Here’s Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Labor
Democrats have a history of empty promises when it comes to bolstering unions and workers’ rights. Who can be trusted in 2020? MORE
The DNC Debate Rules Are Turning Small Donors Into a Racket
The new rules are an invitation—and maybe even a requirement—for candidates to buy their way onto the stage. MORE
By Christopher Hass
The Housing Crisis Is Worse Than You Think
A new report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows it’s getting increasingly difficult to afford housing. MORE
By In These Times Staff
Warren and Sanders Say We Need a "Right To Repair" Tractors. Here's Why That's Important.
From John Deere to Apple, corporations try to prevent you from fixing your own stuff. But a growing movement is pushing back. MORE
By In These Times Editors
Socialists of Color to the Front
LeftRoots, a socialist group with majorities of women and people of color, is strategizing to win. MORE
By Eli Day
This Louisiana Parish Allowed a Quarter of Its Sheriff's Deputies To Work Security for a Pipeline
Water protectors say the swamp was swarming with uniformed police working for the company. MORE
By Karen Savage and Sarah Lazare
Life, Liberty and a Stable Climate: These Kids Are Arguing for a New Constitutional Right
After a June hearing, the youth suing the government await news on whether their case will proceed to trial. MORE
By Arun Gupta
In 2008, Democratic Socialists Endorsed Him. Now, a DSA Member Is Primarying Him.
Backed by Brand New Congress, Anthony Clark is challenging Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-Ill.), in a sign of how far left politics have moved. MORE
By Salim Muwakkil
How a Sewer Socialist City May Push Democrats Left in 2020
When presidential hopefuls arrive in Milwaukee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, they must choose whether to embrace the city’s socialist history, or run from it. MORE
By Lindsey Anderson
The Case for Enthusiasm Over "Electability"—Or, Why We Don't Need Another John Kerry.
“Electability” didn’t work in 2004 and it won’t work now. MORE
By In These Times Editors
McKinsey and Company Is an Elitist Cult. Why Is Buttigieg Defending It?
The management consultancy firm is “the single greatest legitimizer of mass layoffs.” And its alumni are loyal for life. MORE
By Nathan Robinson
Some on the Left Want To Nationalize Amazon. Breaking It Up Is a Safer Bet.
Antitrust action has worked in the past. We can use the same model against Amazon. MORE
By David Dayen
Breaking Up Amazon Doesn’t Go Far Enough—We Must Put It Under Public Control
A nationalized Amazon could be put to use in building a more equitable, democratic economy. MORE
By Katie Parker and Adam Simpson