Matt Taibbi on Noam Chomsky’s classic book Manufacturing Consent and how commercial imperatives still squelch an adversarial press.
Talking about elites isn’t just the realm of conspiracy theorists. In fact, it’s a vital component of left-wing politics.
The Nordic countries aren’t socialist. But they’re still a living, breathing falsification of the US right’s anti-socialist talking points.
After half a century, the Israeli occupation is as strong as ever. How can we end it?
Jeff Bezos doesn’t deserve any praise for the recent raise at Amazon — not least because $15 isn’t anywhere near enough.
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Children deserve to spend their days in the company of peers, having fun, and discovering the world with the help of loving, well-compensated adults.
The recent tendency to boil class down to consumption habits and taste in food is tiresome and unsound.
Since 1945 Bavarians have consistently elected the pro-business, socially conservative CSU. Tomorrow’s state election could change all of that.
For decades, Saudi Arabia has gotten a free pass from the US for its unabashed brutality. But Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder may finally be a step too far.
Europe’s biggest airline says it has outcompeted its rivals with its low fares. But its real success lies in slashing workers’ rights and crushing pilots’ unions.
There are many subtleties to capitalist domination over the state. When the mega-rich literally assume office, those subtleties go out the window.
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Jovanka Beckles is a democratic socialist running for California state assembly. In an interview, she explains how she fought oil giant Chevron, how to fix California’s housing crisis, and why capitalism isn’t working for average Californians.
Teamsters leader James Hoffa has ratified a UPS contract despite a member vote that rejected it. This sabotage is not only a catastrophe for UPS Teamsters — it is a gift to anti-union forces.
After resigning as UN ambassador, Nikki Haley was hailed as a moderate voice in Donald Trump’s administration. That’s absurd: she was just as belligerently pro-war as the rest of Trump’s appointees.
Bernie Sanders is right: we need to rein in the big banks. But we shouldn’t just break them up — we should socialize them.
We talk to Die Linke MP Sahra Wagenknecht about her controversial Aufstehen initiative and the future of the German left.
Africa* Is a Country
*Not the continent with 54 countries
“I love Africa Is a Country, because it is basically the inside of my head.”
— Teju Cole