Bernie Sanders is right to want to hike the estate tax — there’s no reason for billionaires to exist, and there’s definitely no reason to allow their failsons to inherit their fortunes.
Meagan Day is a staff writer at Jacobin.
The US cancer mortality rate is finally falling. But the gap in outcomes between the rich and the poor is actually widening — another reason why we need Medicare for All.
Democrats are endorsing striking teachers. That doesn’t mean the party’s abandoning its education agenda, but it does mean that the working class is making itself harder to ignore.
Hygge has exploded as a cozy, comforting interior design trend. But the security and intimacy it evokes can't be achieved by scented candles alone — that requires social democracy.
The micro-scandals alleging that Bernie Sanders doesn’t take racism seriously won't end any time soon. We should call them what they are: cynical attacks on a politician whose commitment to racial justice is intertwined with fighting economic inequality.
Think government benefits all go to the poor? Think again — here are five ways Washington shovels billions in public money to the superrich.
Social media sucks — but it might just be the best propaganda tool socialists have ever had. That's why we can't log off.
Ten years after the financial crisis, we see how life is treating some of our favorite Wall Street villains.
A new collection of the late critic Mark Fisher’s essays imparts three vital lessons: society exists, capitalism is not forever, and the Left must fight to win.
From Vienna to Chile, the success of social housing for the working and middle classes shows how beautiful homes can coexist with urban housing for all.
By running to the right, Democrats insist on losing twice: at the polls and in constructing an inspiring agenda. Bold left-wing politics are our only hope for long-term, substantive victory.
In California’s fight over Proposition 10, it’s Wall Street versus the working class.
Lyft is the latest brand trying to build market share by posing as a “progressive” corporation. But the fight can’t be good corporations against bad ones — it's working people against capitalism.
How can we take on the American military machine? By starving it of recruits and building up the civilian welfare state.
There are many subtleties to capitalist domination over the state. When the mega-rich literally assume office, those subtleties go out the window.
Right-wing populism is advancing across the world. Bernie Sanders wants to fight back.
Complicated eligibility requirements are meant to undermine social programs. Arkansas just proved how well they work with its new Medicaid rules.
The guys like Brett Kavanaugh who run the show have no special qualities or insights that should oblige us to put up with their bullshit. They would hate for us to realize that.
When the state offers unions a seat at the table, it can make their members politically passive. Is the trade-off worth it?
Capitalism has ushered in a new era of racial segregation in the Bay Area. To change course, we need to fight the economic exploitation that’s driving it.