How George H. W. Bush paved the way for Trumpism.
Branko Marcetic is a Jacobin staff writer. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
We don’t need another photogenic media star with run-of-the-mill liberal politics running for president. Beto O'Rourke should stay in Texas.
How Amalgamated Bank went from a tool for garment workers to a tool of finance capital.
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A stealth right-wing campaign to call a constitutional convention is perilously close to succeeding. Its goal: repealing the twentieth century.
Jeff Sessions’ tenure as attorney general was vastly more detrimental to democracy and the rule of law than shuttering Mueller’s investigation could ever be. No one should be nostalgic for his tenure.
From left-wing ballot measures to socialists in the House, things are slowly — but surely — moving our way.
The line between the far right and “mainstream” conservatism is rapidly crumbling. But the two were never very far apart in the first place.
A new report from a Swiss wealth management company documents the relentless rise of the global billionaire class. Here are some highlights — translated into plain English.
As climate disaster looms, the Democrats are dodging the issue. Only a mass movement demanding action can force them to change.
Ex-Obama officials are now claiming his policy was nothing like Trump's appeasement of Saudi Arabia. Don’t be fooled — it’s the latest attempt to whitewash the former president's record.
Saudi Arabia's apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi has provided the best chance yet to end US support for the Saudis' vile war in Yemen. Now is the time to ramp up the pressure.
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.
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.
Not only does the CIA undermine democracy and sow chaos abroad — according to a new book, the agency deliberately held back information about future 9/11 hijackers in the US.
Trump administration officials now admit that climate disaster is real and on its way soon — they just don’t care.
The infuriating saga of UPMC, Pittsburgh’s abusive, profit-hungry hospital giant, is a cautionary tale. The lesson? Private economic power must be subjected to democratic control.
The media finds it worrisome when ultranationalist leaders are fêted overseas. Then they do exactly the same thing at home.
Jon Kyl will make a fitting Senate replacement for John McCain. He’s hailed by Trump critics — and a stalwart supporter of Trump and his agenda.
The Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria was bungling, insulting, and ultimately murderous. For any other politician, it would have been a career-ending debacle.