With the release of his immigration plan yesterday, Bernie Sanders has set the bar on a just and humane immigration, border, and labor policy agenda — and made it clear that immigrants are central to a united, insurgent American working class.
Daniel Denvir is the author of All-American Nativism (forthcoming from Verso) and the host of "The Dig" on Jacobin Radio.
Bernie Sanders’s recent comments on open borders played into a right-wing trap. But his strong record on immigration suggests he can advance a program for immigrant rights that sees immigrants as key players in winning a society for the many, not the few.
The outrage over Trump’s heartless family separation policy provides an opportunity to reverse the bipartisan consensus that has long victimized immigrants.
A left-wing civil rights lawyer is within reach of becoming Philadelphia's district attorney. Can he use the office to roll back mass incarceration?
New figures show that the US prison population has dropped. But mass incarceration remains firmly intact.
We can debate what Ellison can accomplish as the chair of a party dedicated to selling out workers -- but there is no doubt about who would cheer his defeat.
On immigration, the road to the noxious nativism of Donald Trump was paved by centrist Democrats and moderate Republicans.
The only kind of gun control we have in the United States is the kind that locks up black people. We need an alternative.