On the Hollywood blacklist and Dalton Trumbo’s marginal tax rate.
Peter Frase is on the editorial board of Jacobin and the author of Four Futures: Life After Capitalism.
Elites tell us the future is inevitably bright; left curmudgeons insist it’s inevitably gloomy. We don’t win from playing this game.
Simply saying we should improve the quality and reduce the duration of work doesn’t allow us to ask whether that work needs to exist at all.
When leftists set themselves up as defenders of government against libertarian hostility to the state, they unwittingly accept the Right’s framing of the debate.
The fight at the heart of the BART strike isn't over whether or not to innovate — it's about innovation that improves transit service without degrading and disempowering workers.
Mainstream economics is an ethical theory masquerading as a description of social reality.
The overthrow of all intellectual property leaves unanswered the question of how to control the exploitation of the cultural commons by digital capitalists.
A discussion with Ashwin Parameswaran.
A Universal Basic Income may not be much of a utopia in itself, but it points in surprisingly radical directions.
Star Trek meets anti–Star Trek in California District Court, as a science fiction-loving judge demolishes a gang of copyright trolls.
The development of rentism entails not just a change in the laws, but in the way the economy itself is measured and defined.
As the policy wonk has risen in prestige, we seem to have reached the point where this entire class of commentators is highly susceptible to what I’ll call “Charlie Rose disease.”
The basic vision of the post-work left is one of fewer jobs and shorter hours.
Sometimes bad service is class struggle.
On the rise and fall of the Baffler.
All politics are identity politics.