California’s Proposition 22 locked in a second-tier status for gig economy workers. In the state and around the country, they’re still organizing for something better.
“One of our dreams that we have as workers is to be treated as essential workers. We just don’t want people to say that we are essential workers, but to be treated as that.”
A string of pseudo-populist conservative movements have reverted to the same agenda of tax cuts and deregulation. Why should we expect anything different?
Is Donald Trump a fascist? A breakdown of the long-roiling debate.
A wildly popular documentary shows the depth of coronavirus denialism in France—and its relationship to right-wing movements worldwide.
Invoking the specter of voter fraud to undermine democratic participation is a tactic as old as the United States itself.
A replicable strategy for organizing the jobless on a mass scale has yet to emerge. The future may depend on finding one.
We haven’t seen much to suggest that last summer’s uprising pushed persuadable voters to the Republican Party. And in a number of states, the protests ignited voter registration efforts that directly helped Democratic candidates.
Since the end of the Confederacy, the cult of the “taxpayer” has provided a socially acceptable veneer for racist attacks on democracy.
The rules of the monetary system are too important to be left to financial elites. When ordinary people speak up, they often come up with better ideas.
The rioters at the Capitol are part of an unbroken American tradition. Sweet talk about our “better angels” did not defeat them before and will not now.
Decisions about where to build or close a school are not just responses to demographic change. They are drivers of it.