The gilets jaunes movement has presented a vision of France beyond Emmanuel Macron's neoliberalism. Anticapitalists have to push it even further.
Clarence Jones was homeless, despite being employed as a janitor for a multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical company. He thought his situation was his fault. Then he got involved in his union.
Ella Baker, the great socialist and civil rights organizer, was born this day in 1903. Here's her classic 1935 article on economic exploitation and black domestic workers in Great Depression–era New York.
House Republicans voted yesterday to keep the monstrous war in Yemen going. But they couldn’t have succeeded without the help of several Democrats.
Ron Chernow’s new biography rehabilitates the great Civil War general and champion of Reconstruction. But it glosses over the central issues of labor and property that would stifle black equality for a century.
Professor Marc Lamont Hill’s job was threatened because he spoke up on behalf of Palestinian rights. He’s just the latest victim in a nationwide wave of censorship and repression aimed at the Palestine solidarity movement — but the movement is fighting back.
You could listen to the pundits, or you could listen to your heart. Bernie Sanders should run for president.
Among the migrants amassed at the southern border are thousands of victims of the 2009 Honduran coup — a coup legitimized and shored up by the United States.
It's been three months now since socialist activist and Jacobin contributor Max Zirngast was taken into custody by Turkish police. But a campaign to secure his release is in full swing — including an event tonight in New York City.
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.
Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg has been exposed as a corporate thug. But that was implicit in her lean-in philosophy all along.
The Yellow Vests movement in France is raising up a vital message: blame the fossil-fuel industry and the rich for the ecological crisis, not ordinary people.