Matt Karp

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Matt Karp

Matt Karp is an assistant professor of history at Princeton University and a Jacobin contributing editor.

Expanding the Slaveocracy

Historians Eric Foner and Matt Karp on the international ambitions of the US slaveholding class — and the abolitionist movement that brought them down.

Fairfax County, USA

Hillary Clinton won rich suburbs in record numbers. But her campaign failed to mobilize workers of all races.

The Popular Populist

Bernie Sanders is the most-liked politician in the United States. What does that mean for the future of left politics here?