A Political and Literary Forum
Private insurance companies have long dominated the provision of social security in the United States, but resistance is growing.
How a grassroots movement of farmers laid the foundation for state intervention in the economy, challenging the slaveholding South in the run-up to the Civil War.
Chris Hong, Robert Manduca, Nic Johnson
AI can be used to increase human productivity, create jobs and shared prosperity, and protect and bolster democratic freedoms—but only if we modify our approach.
Direct payments to families should replace backdoor tax breaks, which obscure the failures of capitalism to sustain social reproduction.
A sweeping new history of U.S. capitalism finds that economic gains have always been driven by the state.
Justin H. Vassallo
Two timely new books unmask the colossal shipping industry behind global trade, whose monstrous pursuit of profit has long wreaked havoc on laborers and the seas they sail through.
A conversation with Heather C. McGhee about the zero-sum thinking that has long dominated American attitudes to race and wealth—and how to organize to secure public goods for everyone.
Heather C. McGhee, Archon Fung
Unions are just one element of a broader push to transform the company. Coalitions forged during the pandemic point the way forward—with a radical vision of worker and community control.
If we are to emerge from this era of crisis, we need legal thinking that operates on fundamentally different presumptions.
Jedediah Britton-Purdy, Amy Kapczynski, David Singh Grewal
The pandemic holds important political lessons for the climate crisis, but they must be taught.
A transcript of our panel discussion on the Green New Deal and our new book Climate Action.
Joshua Cohen, Edward J. Markey, David G. Victor, Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos, Robert C. Hockett
Far from a partisan for free markets, the Founding Father insisted on the need for economic planning. We need more of that vision today.
Christian Parenti, Michael Busch
Vital reading on politics, literature, and more in your inbox
Shellyne Rodriguez, Billy Anania
David Theo Goldberg
Carmen Lea Dege
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