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Tag: Globalization

Michel Houellebecq’s Islamophobia and chauvinism have made him a favorite intellectual of right extremists. So why does he appeal to so many on the left as well?

Martin Gelin

We have surrendered the cherished value of “innocent until proven guilty” for the security logic that we are all “risky until proven safe.”

Matthew Longo

The left has not articulated an alternative trade agenda that supports all the world’s workers in a global economy.

Erik Loomis

Hwang Sok-yong’s novel Familiar Things sounds a warning about the pitfalls of Korean reunification.

John Feffer

The philosopher Herbert Marcuse saw machines as our greatest hope for real liberty. But in Trump’s America, automation feels more totalitarian than ever. 

David Moscrop
Forget retraining and compensation programs. History offers a better way forward. 
Suzanne Berger
What the rise of megaplatforms means for the rest of us.
Frank Pasquale
When it comes to globalization, slowing down is the best way forward.
Andrew Schrank

Forum

The loss of jobs that accompanied globalization could have been avoided.
Dean Baker

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party.

Plus essays on Zionism and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

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Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson lead a forum on the transformation of the Democratic Party—with responses from Ro Khanna, Lily Geismer, Dorian Warren, Heather Gautney, and others. 

Plus essays on Zionism and colonialism, Walter Rodney’s legacy, and geopolitics after October 7; poetry by Fady Joudah; and more.

Preorder now or become a member at any level to get it as your first issue.