Friday, May 20, 2022

Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

Where are the men?

No more bystander boys in the post-Roe era.

The height of folly: Safeboxes in the sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the right

The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”

Buffalo gunman’s racism directly tied to mainstreaming of white nationalism, say critics

Is white nationalism the greatest threat to our nation's security?

America unmasked

Did the long pandemic spawn a new kind of repression?

Elon Musk: visionary or billionaire troll?

Elon Musk is exhibit A in building the case that billionaires should be abolished.

How activists can fight through doom and gloom to be more effective

When the biggest changes seem impossible, activists can still take important steps to empower themselves and build for long-term success.

“Debt shaming” has dampened democracy

As crucial steps to reduce income inequality, we need to reject “debt shaming” and insist on cancelation of student debt.

How young workers are unionizing Starbucks

Starbucks Workers United is racking up victorious union votes in one branch after another of the iconic American coffee chain. A young California-based worker-organizer explains why this organizing campaign is different.