A slice of life from a country in crisis.
We know the US rail network is no match for trains in France or Japan. But Barack Obama’s plan for high-speed rail couldn’t even match that of Morocco or Uzbekistan.
How the neoliberal project’s very own fifty-state strategy left poverty and low wages in its wake.
By virtually any measure, people in the United States are worse off than those in other rich countries. There’s no disputing the impact of our weak entitlements and paltry labor protections.
It used to be better to be a low-wage worker in the United States than in France. That hasn’t been the case for a long while.
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Leaked messages from Labour Party staff littered with casual racism and sexism show that they worked against Jeremy Corbyn and wanted to keep the Tories in power.
We looked at the best polling from the 2020 primary season. Turns out, you can spot a Bernie Sanders supporter not just by their age, but by their support for social-democratic policies.
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The point of a reading list should be to understand the world in order to change it. Here are ten essential books that can help inform the struggle for racial justice today.
Here’s a guide to the words you should probably know, even if you don’t want to think about them.
Life is better if you own a yacht.
Simply put, vaccination saves lives.
Deadly pathogens may kill their host before the host has a chance to pass on the pathogen. That’s why there tends to be a trade-off between virulence and contagiousness.
We’ve avoided making an appeal up to this point, but if you’re able, we’d appreciate your support.
We’re in a race with bacteria to develop new classes of antibiotics. The free market isn’t helping.
Thirty years ago, an urgent report about microbial threats to public health was ignored by policymakers.
Political organizing is hard — political education shouldn’t have to be. We're now offering our ABCs of Capitalism series as free ebooks.
Bernie 2020 senior adviser and speechwriter David Sirota will join Jacobin as an editor at large.