Joe Biden’s choice of running mate Kamala Harris reveals a bleak truth: nothing the Left has done, from two Bernie Sanders campaigns to the biggest uprising in US history against police brutality, influenced his thinking at all. Big-money donors, on the other hand, did.
Micah Uetricht is the deputy editor of Jacobin and host of Jacobin Radio's podcast The Vast Majority. He is the author of Strike for America: Chicago Teachers Against Austerity and coauthor of Bigger than Bernie: How We Go from the Sanders Campaign to Democratic Socialism.
After we put out a call for remembrances of Michael Brooks, we received deeply emotional emails from his viewers and listeners all around the world about how he changed their politics — and often their lives.
After putting out a call for his listeners and viewers to share their reflections on our comrade and friend Michael Brooks after his shocking and untimely death this week, we were flooded with emails. Here are a few of them.
Belle and Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister seems like a soundtrack of breezy lives of personal heartbreak and occasional triumph unencumbered by the larger troubles of the world. But the album is a direct product of Scotland’s welfare state.
Mark Fisher died two years ago this month. He helped us see the collective depression we have all lived in for decades. If only he could have seen that depression finally start to lift.
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The Podesta emails show that Democratic power brokers won't reward labor's unwavering loyalty or record contributions.
Ahead of the Chicago teachers strike, we're reprinting Class Action: An Activist Teacher's Handbook — but only with your help.
With an authorization vote of 96 percent, the Chicago Teachers Union has signaled unequivocally that it's ready to strike again.
With a strike authorization vote this week, the Chicago Teachers Union has the chance to show the power of militant action and democratic organizing.
The Hand That Feeds shows the potential and challenges of low-wage worker organizing.
Will Karen Lewis run against Rahm Emanuel?
Karen Lewis should be the next mayor of Chicago.
How Chicago teachers took on neoliberal education reform.