The New York chapter of the League of Conservation Voters is a cesspool of fossil fuel greenwashing.
Liza Featherstone is a staff writer for Jacobin, a freelance journalist, and the author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart.
The US victory in the Women’s World Cup highlighted pay discrimination against women in sports. But the problem persists throughout the economy — especially in jobs without unions.
The feud between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren supporters is getting ridiculous. Warren isn’t Hillary and Bernie is no sexist.
The Republicans are a climate-denying suicide cult — everybody knows this. But in their own desperation to avoid debate on the climate crisis, the Democratic National Committee isn't far behind.
It’s been five years since Seattle’s landmark $15 minimum wage law. It not only helped workers — it raised their expectations about what's possible and what they deserve.
This week, Bernie Sanders is going to Walmart’s annual stockholders meeting. He’ll be pushing the company to give the people who create Walmart’s wealth — its workers — representation on the company’s board.
Hunger strikers in New York chalked up a win this week when Governor Andrew Cuomo rejected a gas pipeline off the coast of Long Island.
Pregnancy discrimination is rampant and devastating for its victims. But in a tight labor market, it may be a problem for capital, too.
We may be witnessing the first stirrings of a climate movement that’s big enough to tackle the coming disaster — and radical enough to name the system responsible for it.
In one of the biggest private-sector strikes in years, tens of thousands of Stop & Shop supermarket workers have walked off the job throughout New England. The strike wave that started last year in West Virginia has finally hit the private sector.
“Don’t start a family — it’s bad for the planet.” The latest bad take on climate change forgets one little thing: whether or not you have a kid, the fossil fuel industry will still be there.
The recent craze for Pete Buttigieg — multilingual Rhodes Scholar and all-around smart guy — is just the latest incarnation of the meritocratic cult of “smartness.” It’s social Darwinism for elite liberals.
Speaking to constituents in Queens, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged public school parents to think big on education — and to fight attempts to divide working class constituencies.
Students at hundreds of US schools walked out of class last Friday, joining thousands around the world to demand action against climate change. Despite the Trump administration’s destructive policies, at least one public institution seems to be getting it right: New York City public schools.
On this day in 1917, Russian women struck to end Tsarism. Today, women around the world are following in their footsteps.
As if New York’s failed attempt to bribe Amazon wasn’t embarrassing enough, the city’s political and labor elite is now begging Jeff Bezos to change his mind. Let’s hope they fail again.
Critics are blasting leftists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for chasing Amazon away from New York City. But we have nothing to apologize for — it's the Left that is fighting for unionized, well-paying jobs.
As long as the upper middle class exists, it’s going to be at best ambivalent about our program.
As 2020 approaches, we indulge in some crass Sunday morning horse-race punditry.
The New York City left won an astonishing victory over Amazon. The triumph holds lessons for leftists everywhere.