Michigan opens the door to restoring union power
For the first time in nearly 60 years, a state is poised to reverse its “right to work” law and begin to undo the damage of a corporate-driven anti-union trend.
What Kevin Alexander Gray taught me
The late civil rights activist and author didn’t let elected officials off the hook, no matter how liberal. He understood the importance of intersectionality and what it takes to achieve progressive change.
Why student debt cancellation is reasonable, not radical
The right has narrowed the parameters of discussion on student debt forgiveness, and President Biden is not fighting back aggressively enough. We should, in fact, center the idea of fairness in this debate.
How Howard Schultz made Starbucks the poster child of corporate abuse
The billionaire CEO returned to Starbucks to curb union activity. His union busting has been so egregious that the company’s already poor reputation is now in tatters.
How books can be used to build up America or to...
The assault on classroom libraries represents one front in DeSantis’s scorched-earth campaign to divide communities and marginalize certain Americans.
Behold, the new GOP culture wars
The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.
Google’s stock climbed after it fired 12,000 employees—but what did they...
The tech sector is laying off tens of thousands of workers, making it clear that economic growth is currently valued above all else.
Democrats didn’t win—they simply held the line
Yes, it was a relief that increasingly fascist Republicans didn’t sweep the midterms. But our democratic standards cannot fall so low as to accept a split Congress.
Hand count halted in Nevada county as court rips pro-Trump official
Voters in Nye County, near Las Vegas, could tip the balance in close state and federal contests.
What the failure of Liz Truss’s economic agenda in the UK...
Britain’s rejection of Liz Truss’s trickle-down economics ought to serve as a warning to the United States, where midterm elections are about to commence.