In the United States, we have few holidays, work long hours, and barely get vacation and sick days. There is a better way — we can win more free time and the fundamental right to relax from our bosses.
Meagan Day is a staff writer at Jacobin.
New legislation from Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will fight climate change, transform the lives of public housing residents, and model the promise of the Green New Deal.
Private-sector unions need to up their organizing ambition — for everyone’s sake. The Association of Flight Attendants’ campaign to unionize Delta shows the kind of ambition we need.
Mocked and derided for his impassioned defense of poor and working people, Michael Moore is finally being vindicated. He hasn’t changed his tune. The political culture’s just catching up with him.
Elizabeth Warren is struggling to explain how her health care plan will be paid for. But everyone knows how Medicare for All will work: we all contribute taxes according to our ability to pay, and we’re all guaranteed comprehensive coverage. That’s a message that can win.
Americans are aging, and millions will be unable to afford long-term care. The only way to avert social catastrophe is to implement a Medicare-for-All system with comprehensive long-term care benefits.
Will the work ethic decline under socialism? No — socialism empowers ordinary people to be active participants in shaping the economy. And that’s a lot more motivating than fear of losing your job.
No one should be surprised by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders — just like Sanders, she has continually challenged the neoliberal status quo.
The Supreme Court should rule in favor of LGBTQ workers. But whether it does or doesn’t, those workers need unions and stronger labor laws to fight discrimination.
With his new campaign finance reform plan, Sanders takes aim at Democratic Party kingmakers and their lobbyist friends. In a crowded field, this audacity sets him apart.
Low pay and classroom-spending cuts are making teaching an unattractive profession. If this doesn’t change, we’re in big trouble. Luckily, teachers, unions, and Bernie Sanders have plans for that.
Today’s strike at GM recalls the Flint sit-down strikes of 1936-7: a profit-hungry corporation, a fed-up workforce, and workers' willingness to take militant action to defend their rights.
In capitalist America, the rich are outliving the poor at an alarming rate. It’s a grim reality and there’s only one way to end it definitively — moving toward socialism.
You want to call yourself a progressive? Demand national rent control, just-cause eviction, and billions of dollars of funding for new affordable and social housing, as Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have recently endorsed. Anything less is an unacceptable concession.
Here’s another crazy socialist idea: seniors deserve to feel cared for and socially connected. Bernie Sanders has a plan for that.
In private meetings, Donald Trump has worried that socialism won’t be so easy to beat in 2020. His political intuition was right in 2016, and it’s right now: socialism is popular, and it's the biggest threat to Trump's reelection.
Warren was courting megadonors last year, and says she’ll do it again if she wins the primary. But working people deserve leaders willing to make enemies in high places — for life.
On CNN's climate town hall last night, Joe Biden promised a return to the old status quo, Elizabeth Warren promised carrots and sticks, and Bernie Sanders promised to wrest control of the future from corporations. The clock is ticking, and the choice couldn’t be clearer.
To unseat Donald Trump next November, his opponent will need a volunteer army in places that aren’t necessarily liberal strongholds. The data show that Bernie Sanders has that army.
Labor union approval is now higher than at nearly any point in the last 50 years. The reasons: shit pay, teacher strikes, and Bernie Sanders.