Debs emerges as a cagey political craftsman or captain of a ship amid a storm, not as the naif that Left and Right, even noted biographer Nick Salvatore, have too often seen him.
Doing nothing about the relationship between pastors and senators has produced the horrifying escalation in anti-Asian incidents, but the harm is by no means limited to the suffering of hate-crime victims.
A year ago, the U.S. Left mourned the unexpected death of Michael Brooks, a progressive political commentator and host of “The Michael Brooks Show,” a weekly podcast with over 140,000 YouTube subscribers. Today, the Left has many lessons to learn from his life’s work.
Those who need jobs are reluctant to sign up at workplaces where pay is lousy, benefits sparse, and managers and customers nasty.
Lombardi, a freelance journalist and a member of the Democratic left editorial team, shows that U.S. soldiers have been aware of their roles as enforcers of policy and ideology from the very beginning.
Connection, creativity, community—belonging, meaning, purpose—to love and be loved—those are basic human needs, and they are, at root, good. We just have a tragic proclivity to look for love in all the wrong places. Zuckerberg & Co. know that.
Cedric Robinson’s 1983 book moved the understanding of racial capitalism to encompass neglected forms of anti-capitalist resistance.
When something as fundamental as the wrong gender is forced upon you, it soon becomes clear that the system is broken at its core.
They asked me to come back to work. Not because my work was essential during a pandemic, but because my labor gives life to the economy.
The pandemic has ripped the mask off of capitalism, but there is hope in our day-to-day work of building a mass socialist organization.