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Deaths from antibiotic resistance will hit 10 million a year by 2050. But despite recent breakthroughs using artificial intelligence to discover antibiotics, the private sector doesn’t find it profitable enough to make new and better antibiotics. We’re all going to suffer unless the pharmaceutical sector is socialized.

Bernie Asked Us Which Side We’re On

Once you’ve realized society doesn’t have to be this way, that the exploitation you’ve experienced or witnessed isn’t inevitable, you can’t go back to thinking otherwise — the genie is out of the bottle. After Bernie Sanders’s campaigns, millions of Americans won’t go back.

Bernie Supporters, Don’t Give Up

The big story of the Bernie Sanders campaign is not that he lost the race, but that he came so close to winning — and that we fundamentally transformed US politics in the process.

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  • Winter 2020

Political Revolution

Thank You, Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders took socialism out of the margins and into the American mainstream for the first time in generations. His contributions to the struggle for a better world cannot be overstated.

Why Joseph Schumpeter Hated Democracy

Joseph Schumpeter saw firsthand the transformative power of democracy in Red Vienna Austria and New Deal America. But as a conservative, he recoiled at workers’ challenges to traditional hierarchies — reminding us that the Right has always loathed democracy.

Pandemics Can Mean Strike Waves

In discussions about the last global pandemic, the “Spanish flu,” we never hear about the strike wave that kicked off at the exact same time. But in 1919, one-fifth of American workers walked off the job. We shouldn’t be surprised that labor militancy is spreading during today’s coronavirus pandemic.

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