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How Capitalism Underdeveloped Rural America

A toxic brew of economic suffering, racism, and community decline prepared the ground for authoritarian populism in America’s devastated rural areas. Trumpism will not be defeated unless the Left can promote a progressive agenda to rebuild rural America.

A Captive Market

As if locking up mass numbers of people in cages weren’t depraved enough, jails and prisons around the country are now charging prisoners exorbitant fees to read, listen to music, and speak to their family and friends. It’s a gross violation and exploitation of prisoners’ basic rights to enjoy culture and connect with other humans.

Black Power in White Australia

The movement for Aboriginal self-determination has a rich history, steeped in the internationalism of anti-colonial struggles and black liberation movements throughout the world. We shouldn’t ignore it.