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Justin H. Vassallo

Justin H. Vassallo is a writer and researcher who specializes in party systems and ideology, political economy, American political development, and modern Europe.

Today’s social movements are grappling once again with a central challenge for the New Left: how to remedy injustice while maintaining vitality and independence from the political system.

Justin H. Vassallo

Dispelling myths of entrepreneurial exceptionalism, a sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.

Justin H. Vassallo
Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, clad in uniform, speaks to a crowd, his left hand held aloft

As we confront rightwing extremism in our own time, the history of American fascist sympathy reveals a legacy worth reckoning with.

Justin H. Vassallo
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A new history charts the global legacy of Fordist mass production, tracing its appeal to political formations on both the left and the right.

Justin H. Vassallo
White sign with a blue border on a green lawn that says "Vote" in blue capital letters, beneath which is a blue arrow pointing to the right

Without pressure from social movements, they won’t produce meaningful and deeply needed reform.

Justin H. Vassallo