COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption to the world economy, shining a harsh light on the frailties of global capitalism. But there won’t be a progressive paradigm shift coming out of the crisis without a dramatic upsurge of collective action.
There’s little doubt the US helped install Haiti’s new prime minister following the assassination of the country’s president. So here we are again: the US is arrogantly shaping Haiti’s affairs rather than allowing Haitians to rule themselves.
In 2017, 277 French autoworkers facing job loss destroyed €250,000 in machinery — and threatened to blow up the factory entirely. Jacobin spoke to the workers about how they explosively put their demands on France's political agenda.
The European Union is weighing major climate legislation to scale back emissions across the continent. But there’s a familiar foe mobilizing to scale back the legislation: lobbyists for corporate polluters.
As Canada’s NDP marks its sixtieth anniversary, we talk to two of the party’s MPs about its past, present, and future prospects.
In the United States, paid time off is hard to come by. But many Europeans leave work for the whole month of August to revel in the joys of summer. Everyone deserves August off.
After starving universities of funding, Australian conservatives now want to set up an institute dedicated to right-wing leader Robert Menzies. Its only purpose will be to shift public debate to the right and provide Liberal hacks with subsidized employment.
Black Widow is a dumb movie that recycles the same Russophobic Cold War narrative Hollywood has been using for years. But it’s just dopey enough and supplies just enough laughs that I couldn’t be mad at it.
University of California student researchers have announced they have union authorization cards from a super-majority of 17,000 researchers throughout the UC system — one of the largest union drives in recent US history. We spoke to three of the researchers about why they want a union.
In 1926, New Jersey textile workers went on a massive strike, organized and supported by the Communist Party. The strike ultimately failed, but it showed the central role Communists could play in American class struggle.
Vaccine apartheid has built a giant variant factory that threatens us all — and it's caused by private ownership of pharmaceutical production and the indifference of Western governments. We need a movement demanding an end to it.
Nina Turner’s Democratic primary opponent, Shontel Brown, is under scrutiny by Ohio authorities for helping to award millions in contracts to her partner and donors.