Category: US

Mara Hvistendahl: I Visited a Chinese Lab at the Center of a Biosafety Debate

What I Learned Helps Explain the Clash Over Covid-19’s Origins

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Hamilton Nolan: The Leadership Struggle In A California Union Just Keeps Getting Weirder

Accusations of cheating, chicanery and violent retaliation dog the SEIU Local 1000 election. The consequences for labor are very real

Peter Knowlton: Striking ATI Steelworkers Hold the Line for Premium-Free Health Insurance

“Their demands are meant to divide us, but instead they have united us, and our resolve is to see this to the end.”

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Benjamin Barber: Black Voters Matter Holds Freedom Ride Across the South

The Freedom Ride for Voting Rights will kick off with a Juneteenth celebration in Jackson, Mississippi, and make stops in seven states, concluding with a June 26 rally in Washington, DC.

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Henry A. Giroux: To End Racial Capitalism, We Will Need to Take On the Institution of Policing

Police in the United States act with impunity in targeted neighborhoods, public schools, college campuses, hospitals, and almost every other public sphere

Liberation Staff Seattle: Seattle PD crackdown can’t stop #blocktheboat movement vs. Israeli apartheid

As part of the global movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Apartheid Israel, the Block the Boat movement has emerged to engage in peaceful direct action to stop the unloading of Israeli ships and cargo

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Sonali Kolhatkar: Making Juneteenth a holiday was the easy part — but will real justice follow?

Marking Juneteenth as a federal holiday is only the first step toward financial redress, not the last

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Marjorie Cohn: Affordable Care Act Survives Right-Wing Attack in Supreme Court

In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court rejected a right-wing challenge to the Affordable Care Act in California v. Texas, preserving health insurance for 21 million people

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John Feffer: Building the World Back Better?

Instead of consigning China to the doghouse, why not create one big Green reconstruction team?

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William rivers Pitt: After Wasting Time, Senate Democrats Demand Action on Infrastructure

If the infrastructure bill survives the current battles and is passed through the crucible of reconciliation, thank Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders first

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