One state, two states, and other proposals for peace.
The free market is not what it seems.
Art, literature, and authorship in the age of generative AI.
A collection on the deep context required to make sense of the violence.
An Indigenous Peoples’ Day reading list
The art and practice of literary criticism
Does it offer conceptual tools that could help us tackle today’s crises?
The U.S.-backed coup against Chile’s Salvador Allende took place fifty years ago this week.
The university plays a central role in broader struggles over economic and political power.
On the utopian and dystopian tendencies of our current conjuncture.
After years of relative neglect, consumption is once again being politicized.
Putting Israel’s recent protests in context.
Will workers and the public get a say in how it’s used?
From the Magna Carta to the Mexican Revolution, there’s more to them than meets the eye.
Can education fix inequality?
The United States routinely contradicts its founding ideals.
The rebellious origins of LGBTQ liberation
Paternity is more complex than the stories we tell about it.
In a just world, productivity-enhancing technology would create more leisure and prosperity for everyone.
International Workers’ Day is an occasion to build solidarity and rethink political economy.
Trump’s indictment and arrest break with decades of executive impunity.
Twenty years later, the U.S.-led invasion continues to shape geopolitics for the worse.
A reading list for International Women’s Day
On the imperative of inter-species solidarity.
Strengthening social insurance programs will require a break from politics as usual.
Using military force to solve humanitarian crises gained popularity after the Cold War, but decades of foreign policy blunders have called it into question.
Among them are Kimberlé Crenshaw, Angela Davis, bell hooks, and Robin D. G. Kelley. You can read them here.
A reading list in honor of the radical philosopher’s birthday.
The Institute for Social Research was founded one hundred years ago. We ignore its prescient theorists at our peril.
From politics, labor, and race to philosophy, literature, and sex.
Don’t let these pieces pass you by!
From unequal rates of COVID-19 death and hospitalization to biased pulse oximeters, medicine must reckon with the racism in its midst.
The crypto exchange’s spectacular failure is the product of a bankrupt corporate culture.
If the Supreme Court deems it unconstitutional, how else might we challenge entrenched inequalities?
Can more parties fix American democracy?—and other questions about our electoral system as the midterms approach.
And does it apply to the far right?
Without it, society would fall apart.
It won’t be solved through fact checking.
We can put an end to unjust debts by embracing public goods.
A reading list for Labor Day 2022.
An “unholy alliance” of state and private industry threatens to undermine democracy and individual autonomy.
Explore the ideas, influence, and legacy of this extraordinary American writer.
Acknowledging the immediacy of global warming does not mean succumbing to despair.
Advocacy of human rights has a long history on the left, but does it have a future?
An anti-imperialism reading list for July 4th.
As Roe is struck down by the Supreme Court, we bring together recent and archival essays to assess what is at stake—and how we might move from reproductive rights to reproductive justice.
A Juneteenth reading list on racial capitalism, resistance, and remaking the world.
Contemporary gun violence is not so much terrorism as tradition. It is deeply intertwined with the white supremacist foundations of the United States.