Movements that put forth the rights of the marginalized as a universal cause are the only way to move beyond a superficial politics of representation.
A response to Leo Casey.
Marxist critiques of identity politics place an inordinate weight on the working class as agent of change—and elide its often contradictory history.
A reply to Shuja Haider.
Leftists have reason to be optimistic, not because demographics will save us, but because a growing number of progressives are rediscovering the value of good old-fashioned organizing.
British university lecturers are in their fourth week of a militant, historic strike—taking a stand not just against austerity, but for a more humane, democratic higher education system.
Housing debates have long been a mess of ideological contradictions. A far-reaching new bill in California, which would allow for denser construction in areas served by transit, begins to unscramble them.
One of France’s most influential contemporary thinkers, Marcel Gauchet manages to craft a compelling historical account of half a millennium, exploring how we arrived at today’s crisis—and how we might get out.
We talk to three West Virginia teachers about why they went on strike, how they won, and how the labor movement can carry their momentum forward.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador is hardly the demagogue of his critics’ imaginations. The more relevant question is: if he becomes Mexico’s next president, will he actually bring the changes the country needs?
After Sunday’s vote, it’s official: far-right and anti-establishment parties dominate Italy’s political landscape.
The destruction of habeas corpus—the constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment by a state court—may be the most tragic development of the modern legal era.
Dramatic recent cuts in U.S. funding to UNRWA, which provides essential services to millions of Palestinian refugees, illustrate the tensions embedded in the agency since its founding.
Enacting a series of market reforms in the name of “equality of opportunity,” Emmanuel Macron’s program embodies the contradictions inherent in progressive neoliberalism.