USA

03/05/21
Author: 
Socialist Project
Azadeh Reisdana and Sam Gindin

Editor: This is an interesting interview on the subject of how democratic socialism might be advanced.

May 2, 2021

Azadeh Reisdana interviews Sam Gindin on the recent growth of democratic socialism in developing countries and as an ideology which attracts a new younger generation of socialists. They also discuss the expansion of democratic socialism to not only a political theory but also as an economic application. This was recorded online during the Covid lockdown, March 2021.

03/05/21
Author: 
Jessica Corbett
The THRIVE Act plans to create nine million jobs by upgrading infrastructure for clean water, affordable public transit, and a reliable electric grid and expanding access to wind and solar power, electric vehicles, and healthy buildings. (Photo: aydinmutlu/Getty Images)

April 29, 2021

The bill aims to ensure "an intersectional response" to the climate crisis, coronavirus pandemic, economic inequity, and racial injustice "that is proportionate to the scope of the problems we face."

On the heels of President Joe Biden unveiling the second prong of his infrastructure proposal, progressives in Congress came together Thursday to formally introduce sweeping legislation that would invest $10 trillion over a decade in advancing climate, economic, and racial justice while putting 15 million people nationwide to work.

03/05/21
Author: 
Amanda Coletta
02 May 21

or Michigan’s governor, the 645-mile pipeline jeopardizes the Great Lakes. For Canada’s natural resources minister, its continued operation is “nonnegotiable.”

02/05/21
Author: 
William Janeway
Demostrators with the youth-led Sunrise Movement gather in San Francisco to call on House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to support the formation of a select committee to advance a Green New Deal. (Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc)

April 14, 2021

Whether it is called "Build Back Better" or a "Green Industrial Policy" or, indeed, a Green New Deal, it is imperative to reject the false dichotomy of "jobs against climate."

Metaphors matter. As a metaphor, the "New Deal" has been mobilized both in response to climate change and in support of President Biden's rescue and infrastructure initiatives. It needs examination if it is to go from serving as a mere slogan to defining a coherent program. Compelling invocation of the New Deal turns on:

28/04/21
Author: 
Matt Karp
Illustration by Rose Wong

Highly informative about the history of US electoral politics and extremely thought-provoking about the need to get clear, working-class goals—jobs, income, housing, healthcare, social services, etc.—back into US political contests at all levels. - Gene McGuckin

Feb. 17, 2021

Category: 
25/04/21
Author: 
In These Times Editors
ILLUSTRATION BY TERRY LABAN

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey just introduced a new plan to employ millions of Americans in good-paying jobs that respond to climate change. Who’s in?

ci•vil•ian clim•ate corps

noun

1. A new, national program to put Americans to work on environmental projects that slow climate change and mitigate its effects.

24/04/21
Author: 
Sydney Ghazarian and Ashik Siddique
A solar systems engineer (Getty Images)

March 11, 2021

After years of delay and denial from the highest levels of government, the Biden administration has promised to confront the existential threat of the climate crisis with trillions of dollars in “green” investment. Such a massive infusion of spending on energy, transit, housing, and more would reshape the entire physical landscape of the country.

23/04/21
Author: 
Lee Fang
A sign with the CVS Health Corp. logo is seen within a CVS pharmacy store in Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2017. Photo: Christopher Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images

April 21 2021

The pharmacy and health insurance giant gave $5 million to Partnership for America’s Health Care Future.

IN A YEAR marked by a coronavirus pandemic that has killed millions, CVS Health financed a wave of political advocacy against measures to control health care costs and increase access.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - USA