As Congress heads out for a long recess without extending the pandemic-related moratorium on evictions, millions face a nightmare scenario.
It turns out that when workers aren’t ruled over by a boss, and the profits they generate go back to them, their businesses still survive and they generally live happier lives.
After surviving a deadly pandemic, workers in the US are reluctant to return to unsafe workplaces for poverty wages. Rather than offer better pay, protections, and benefits, businesses are choosing to exploit prison labor.
In this week’s round-up of Baltimore news, a close look at the many responses to problem policing—most of which empower and enrich the police—including the mayor’s violence prevention plan, and a shocking report on the city burning plastics.
The pursuit of activist Joshua Martinez highlights how the judiciary can bolster and even encourage questionable police tactics. We speak to auditor James Freeman about the case and why holding judges accountable is both challenging and necessary.
Since May, Palestinians in the village of Beita, located in the northern occupied West Bank, have been protesting every day against illegal Israeli settlements—and the response has been severe and deadly.
Striking Alabama coal miner Mike Wright says workers at Warrior Met Coal are taking their calls for fair pay and benefits to the NYC headquarters of their company’s biggest investor: BlackRock.
While many progressive causes remain widely popular, there is a serious lack of institutional power on the left and strategic coordination between political organizations. But, as veteran activist and organizer Bill Fletcher Jr. argues, that can change.
“His crime was telling this truth: 90% of those killed by US drones are bystanders, not the intended targets,” said Edward Snowden. “He should have been given a medal.”
August 6 marks the 56th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act, but we find ourselves fighting today for the same rights that have been methodically stripped away over decades.