The Debate

Solidarity With Charlottesville Rallies Are Held Across The Country, In Wake Of Death After Alt Right Rally Last Week

Do We Need Police? Do We Need Police?

A former police lieutenant debates an abolitionist.

Aug 11, 2021 / Editorial / Diane Goldstein and Jasson Perez

Gattaca

Which Is the More Prescient Dystopia? ‘Gattaca’ or ‘Parable of the Sower’ Which Is the More Prescient Dystopia? ‘Gattaca’ or ‘Parable of the Sower’

Is it the 1997 film starring Ethan Hawke or is it Octavia E. Butler’s 1993 novel?

Jul 16, 2021 / Editorial / David M. Perry and Niela Orr

Amazon union

Was the Failed Union Drive in Bessemer a Net Positive for the Labor Movement? Was the Failed Union Drive in Bessemer a Net Positive for the Labor Movement?

Will it demonstrate the need for labor law reform—or will it scare workers away from organizing?

May 19, 2021 / Editorial / Alex Han and Adam Ryan

Clouds

Should Governments Consider Engineering the Atmosphere? Should Governments Consider Engineering the Atmosphere?

Two writers debate whether solar geoengineering would help or harm the effort to avoid the worst effects of climate change.

Apr 8, 2021 / Editorial / Oliver Morton and Amy Westervelt

A young man holds up a sign at a recent rally against the repeal of the ACA

We Can’t Miss the Next Chance to Force the Vote on Medicare for All We Can’t Miss the Next Chance to Force the Vote on Medicare for All

The tactic helps pinpoint which Democrats value donors over working people.

Feb 23, 2021 / Editorial / Chase Iron Eyes

Medicare for All rally

Before Forcing the Vote on Medicare for All, We Must Build Power Before Forcing the Vote on Medicare for All, We Must Build Power

Overcoming the ruthless opposition of the health care industry will take a mass movement.

Feb 23, 2021 / Editorial / Natalie Shure

Trump Fasching float

Allegations of Fascism Distract From the Real Danger Allegations of Fascism Distract From the Real Danger

The same system that often rendered Trump harmless fails most Americans.

Jan 18, 2021 / Editorial / Samuel Moyn

Political Ineptitude Tempered Trump’s Fascist Behavior

Political Ineptitude Tempered Trump’s Fascist Behavior Political Ineptitude Tempered Trump’s Fascist Behavior

There is nothing more fascist-like than Trump telling the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.”

Jan 18, 2021 / Editorial / Mabel Berezin

The Democratic Party Will Keep Betraying Labor. It’s Time to Launch a Workers’ Party.

The Democratic Party Will Keep Betraying Labor. It’s Time to Launch a Workers’ Party. The Democratic Party Will Keep Betraying Labor. It’s Time to Launch a Workers’ Party.

Fifty-seven percent of Americans believe the country needs a third major party.

Dec 1, 2020 / Editorial / Paul Blest

Don’t Abandon the Democratic Party—Take It Over

Don’t Abandon the Democratic Party—Take It Over Don’t Abandon the Democratic Party—Take It Over

We don’t have to choose between a fantasy third party and the Democratic Party in its current state.

Dec 1, 2020 / Editorial / Jonathan Smucker

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