Taking stock of the Democratic field on US empire.
Sarah Lazare is web editor at In These Times. She comes from a background in independent journalism for publications including the Intercept, the Nation, and Tom Dispatch.
Harlan County miners are blocking trains full of coal until they get their back pay. One miner explains what’s at stake and whether miners like him would support the “just transition” proposed in the Green New Deal.
The corporate media only pays attention to coal miners when they can be used to attack the Green New Deal. When coal miners are fighting for the pensions they deserve, the media is nowhere to be found.
Elizabeth Warren is pushing things in a progressive direction on the domestic front. But she’s far too wedded to US imperialism abroad.
Women now shape the American war machine at its highest levels. That’s nothing to celebrate.