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Meagan Day is a staff writer at Jacobin.

Solidarity Against Despair

A new study finds that higher union density corresponds to fewer deaths by overdose and suicide. Combatting “deaths of despair” is a tall order, but growing the labor movement and expanding unions’ culture of solidarity throughout our society can help.

The Preppy Populist

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has transformed himself from bow-tied libertarian to economic populist. But his hostility to the politics of solidarity remains intact.

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Michael Moore Was Right

Mocked and derided for his impassioned defense of poor and working people, Michael Moore is finally being vindicated. He hasn’t changed his tune. The political culture’s just catching up with him.