The National Endowment for Democracy is a vehicle for Putin-style foreign meddling. Yet some liberals are now bemoaning Trump’s assault on the organization.
Branko Marcetic is a Jacobin staff writer. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
West Virginia has been the site of mass labor militancy many times before. Here are some of the highlights.
Obama had a “scandal-free” presidency, liberals say. It’s true — but only because in Washington, scandalous behavior is par for the course.
Piece by piece, conservatives have dismantled US abortion rights.
Liberal conspiracy theorists are using Russiagate to smear Bernie Sanders and Jill Stein. How long until they come for you?
Resistance leader? Not really. Democratic congressman Adam Schiff personifies the link between foreign policy hawks and deep-pocketed defense contractors.
Republican grandstanding against Trump while backing nearly all of his policies isn’t resistance — it’s just a cynical PR move.
Centrist Democrats embraced identity politics in the 2016 election. Surprise, surprise — they’re now working to keep diverse candidates out who threaten their power.
Researchers have discovered trillions of dollars in unexplained military spending. We might never find out where it went.
One year after leaving the White House, Obama’s centrist, technocratic politics are clearer than ever.
The last thing Iranian protesters need is help from death-dealing neocons.
Throughout 2017, business leaders wagged their fingers at Trump with one hand while quietly accepting handouts with the other.
The acquittal today of J20 protesters and journalists is a major win. But civil liberties and press freedoms are still under threat in the US.
The rank hypocrisy and plutocratic aims of the GOP tax plan are par for the course for the modern Republican Party.
What’s left of the Left in the post-socialist world?
A just world would be one without royalty — and celebrity humanitarians.
For decades, the DC establishment has been on the payroll of a foreign terror state. But because it's Saudi Arabia, you won't hear a peep.
When the US intervened in Mongolia's elections, they did a lot more than leak emails.
The US dropped napalm on civilians and leveled entire cities during the Korean War. That's why North Korea is so hostile to America.
For the Ricketts family, shuttering Gothamist and DNAInfo is part of a decades-long anti-union crusade.