In the labor movement, we are only as strong as the weakest among us. Revoking the right to abortion undercuts much of the workforce’s bargaining power — which means reproductive freedom is a cause the entire labor movement must champion.
Ella Mahony is a labor activist in New York City and a former editor at Jacobin.
Tiffany Cabán is running for Queens district attorney on a simple message: stop incarcerating poor people. Start holding landlords and bosses accountable for their crimes.
The primary election in New York provided socialists with some hints about how they might split the Democratic Party’s working-class base from its elite leadership.
Cynthia Nixon did not defeat Andrew Cuomo. But her policy director argues in an interview that her campaign opened up new spaces for progressives and the Left in New York politics.
Andrew Cuomo took his victory lap in last week’s New York election. But the incumbent class below him has been shattered, and his base is hungry for radical change.
Barbara Madeloni’s presidency of the Massachusetts Teachers Association is ending. But as she explains in an interview with Jacobin, the national rank-and-file teacher insurgency isn’t going anywhere.
Last week, Brazilian socialist Marielle Franco was assassinated on the streets of Rio. The questions surrounding her death are dangerous ones for Brazil’s reactionary right.
Explosive new corruption allegations could spell the end for Brazil’s interim president. What does it mean for the Left?
Brazil’s unelected president wants to pass a draconian pension reform — and a general strike may be the only chance to stop him.
Women experience backlash when they’re assertive about pay — and the problem won’t be solved by “Leaning In.”
Today’s Women’s Strike is a rebuke to corporate feminism.
With Trump in office, we need resistance, but also a credible alternative.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo wants to be loved by the people but paid by the developers.
“Privately owned public spaces” epitomize the dangers of privatizing collective goods.
In Massachusetts, students, parents, and teachers defeated a $23 million campaign to lift the state’s cap on charter schools. How did they do it?
The Dominican Republic is preparing to deport hundreds of thousands of people to Haiti. What’s behind the mass expulsion?