Turkey's autocratic president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is rushing to shore up the economy ahead of this month's elections. But the economy's woes are deeper than any macroeconomic tweak can fix.
In the seventies, Bernie Sanders called for nationalizing major industries, a stance the media want to frame as a gaffe. But it only shows how consistent he’s been in fighting predatory elites — in stark contrast to the other Democratic candidates.
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.
Classical musicians aren’t normally associated with picket lines, but the Chicago Symphony Orchestra is now on strike. We spoke to three strikers about their grueling work, recent attacks on orchestra members’ pensions and salaries, and the intersection of classical music and the labor movement.
Just one former British soldier will face charges in the 1972 Bloody Sunday Massacre — a travesty of justice that comes amid a disturbing resurgence of nationalist jingoism in Brexit Britain.
AMLO’s first one hundred days in office has shown what the Mexican left will need to do throughout his term: defend him against attacks from the Right, while building a movement to push him from the Left.
The stakes are too high in 2020 for another charismatic, ideologically empty politician, standing for everything and nothing in particular, like Beto O'Rourke.
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.
Work in the twenty-first century sucks. But it’s not because of a new “gig economy” — it’s because work under capitalism always sucks.
San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz gained international attention by challenging Donald Trump’s callous response to Hurricane María. Now she’s co-chairing Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign.
The horrors in Christchurch remind us we’ve ignored the threat from extremists flirted with by the “mainstream” right for too long. If we resist them, they won't win.
Air pollution in cities like Sofia leads to thousands of deaths every year. While media blame the crisis on consumer habits, the real problem is decades of real estate speculation and unplanned capitalist development.