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Two new books critique poverty capital, but they don’t ask what borrowers need.
Institutional reform is no match for pervasive structural inequality.
In place of public-private partnerships, we should revive the Pan-African ambitions of the green developmental state.
Historian Gerald Horne has developed a grand theory of U.S. history as a series of devastating backlashes to progress—right down to the present day.
Both regulators and employers have embraced new technologies for on-the-job monitoring, turning a blind eye to unjust working conditions.
The vast hinterlands of the Global South’s cities are generating new solidarities and ideas of what counts as a life worth living.
Protests in China are shining a light not only on the country’s draconian population management but restrictions on workers everywhere.
Robin D. G. Kelley on the midterm elections.
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