After years of Democratic prevaricating, the House has passed a $15 minimum wage bill. It’s almost certain to die in the Senate — but it shows how far the Fight for $15 movement has come.
Meagan Day is a staff writer at Jacobin.
Bernie Sanders delivered a major speech on Medicare for All yesterday. He knows who his enemies are: the pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and their friends in elected office — and he's spoiling for a fight with them.
Mansions, superyachts, luxury cars, and private jets produce more carbon emissions than whole countries. Researchers are calling it “green crime.”
Since 2018, Bernie has publicly taken on the CEOs of Amazon, Walmart, Delta, McDonald’s, and more — and he shows no sign of relenting. His willingness to pick fights with ultrarich executives paying poverty wages sets him apart from other Democratic candidates.
Centrists claim free college is a giveaway to the rich. That’s just a smokescreen for their opposition to universal social programs.
The havoc that will soon be wrought by climate change is unfathomable. It's a crisis — one which Reps. Earl Blumenauer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Sen. Bernie Sanders demanded yesterday the US government recognize. It's a needed step towards winning a Green New Deal.
Under capitalism, “efficiency” most often translates into drudgery, discomfort, and alienation. Thank Frederick Winslow Taylor.
Bernie Sanders has restored the socialist tradition to its rightful place at the heart of national politics for the first time in decades. Now it’s up to us to push it further.
I support Medicare for All because it’s for everyone — but it’s especially important for gay and transgender people. It should be a central demand of the movement for our liberation.
It’s good to see both Democrats and Republicans taking surprise medical bills seriously. But they’re missing the solution under their nose: Medicare for All.
The headline pretty much sums it up.
A century ago this month, immigrant workers and World War I veterans launched the most dramatic labor struggle in Canadian history. Winnipeg's 1919 general strike is a reminder of our power as workers — and the brutality to which the bosses will resort to protect their profits.
How about this for a demand? You work for six years and you get a whole paid year off to do whatever the hell you want.
Fox News’s politics won't be defeated by a few principled liberal politicians engaging in a media blackout.
Donald Trump and Republican elected officials are yet again attacking a critic of Israel — this time, Rashida Tlaib. By now, everyone should recognize these attacks as disingenuous attempts to shut down voices on the Left.
Bernie Sanders and AOC are pushing for rules that would put payday lenders out of business — and end Wall Street’s business model of exploiting the poor.
The Democrats’ congressional campaign arm is trying to blacklist the Left. We welcome their hatred.
Rachel Lears’ electric new documentary about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three fellow working-class political insurgents is now in theaters. It tells the story of four ordinary people confronting a corrupt Democratic establishment.
Here’s something to celebrate this May Day: History may well look back at our era as the moment the working class finally got back on its feet.
Elizabeth Warren may have smart policies. But Bernie Sanders has mass politics.