A generation ago, socialists and civil rights activists tried to transform the Democratic Party. Why did they fail?
Paul Heideman holds a PhD in American studies from Rutgers University–Newark.
The policies President Obama outlined in last night’s State of the Union will only reinforce the trends that produced Donald Trump.
Jacobin contributors on Bernie Sanders' democratic socialism speech and what his candidacy means for the Left.
Some post-debate thoughts from Jacobin contributors.
With powerful class movements behind it, technology can promise emancipation from work, not more misery.
Despite all evidence to the contrary, blaming black culture for racial inequality remains politically dominant. And not only on the Right.
To understand how a body of thought became an era of capitalism requires more than intellectual history.