Under capitalism, “efficiency” most often translates into drudgery, discomfort, and alienation. Thank Frederick Winslow Taylor.
Meagan Day is a staff writer at Jacobin.
Bernie Sanders has restored the socialist tradition to its rightful place at the heart of national politics for the first time in decades. Now it’s up to us to push it further.
I support Medicare for All because it’s for everyone — but it’s especially important for gay and transgender people. It should be a central demand of the movement for our liberation.
It’s good to see both Democrats and Republicans taking surprise medical bills seriously. But they’re missing the solution under their nose: Medicare for All.
The headline pretty much sums it up.
A century ago this month, immigrant workers and World War I veterans launched the most dramatic labor struggle in Canadian history. Winnipeg's 1919 general strike is a reminder of our power as workers — and the brutality to which the bosses will resort to protect their profits.
How about this for a demand? You work for six years and you get a whole paid year off to do whatever the hell you want.
Fox News’s politics won't be defeated by a few principled liberal politicians engaging in a media blackout.
Donald Trump and Republican elected officials are yet again attacking a critic of Israel — this time, Rashida Tlaib. By now, everyone should recognize these attacks as disingenuous attempts to shut down voices on the Left.
Bernie Sanders and AOC are pushing for rules that would put payday lenders out of business — and end Wall Street’s business model of exploiting the poor.
The Democrats’ congressional campaign arm is trying to blacklist the Left. We welcome their hatred.
Rachel Lears’ electric new documentary about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three fellow working-class political insurgents is now in theaters. It tells the story of four ordinary people confronting a corrupt Democratic establishment.
Here’s something to celebrate this May Day: History may well look back at our era as the moment the working class finally got back on its feet.
Elizabeth Warren may have smart policies. But Bernie Sanders has mass politics.
Harvard students weren't big fans of Bernie Sanders in last night's CNN town hall. Of course they weren't. Elite Ivy Leaguers know which side they're on — and it's not Bernie's.
Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to cancel student debt isn’t perfect, but it’s the boldest so far. Bernie Sanders should take notice.
Without them, the factories would stop, the cities would empty, and civilization itself would collapse. An appreciation of sanitation workers — our whole lives depend on them.
Bernie Sanders didn’t just face down Fox News and prevail — he called the bluff that underpins our whole two-party system.
In 1861, coastal South Carolina witnessed an experiment in what Southern slave emancipation could have looked like: communities of freedmen owning their land and passing it on to their heirs. Those island communities have survived to this day — but real estate development is now threatening to destroy them.
By calling for the enfranchisement of the incarcerated, Bernie Sanders is carrying on a long and venerable socialist tradition of fighting for the universal right to vote.