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Edutopia

Education is not a design problem with a technical solution. It’s a social and political project neoliberals want to innovate away.

Newborn babies in a Connecticut nursery.  Blaine Harrington Age / F1online

Cash and Carry

The surrogacy industry shows how difficult it will be to make new reproductive technologies benefit all.

Bill de Blasio on election night, 2013. Stephen Nessen / Flickr

La Guardia’s Heir

Bill de Blasio has put forward some progressive policies as New York City mayor. But he’s also primed the pump for real estate and finance.

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Questions about Chuy

Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s campaign to replace Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn’t present a real break from neoliberalism.

An oil field in Marion County, IL (1940). Arthur Rothstein / Library of Congress

Too Much Oil

Taking on climate change will require massive state investment and the destruction of the fossil fuel industry.

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Occupation Apps

New applications and mobile services for Palestinians are being called liberatory. But they’re more a way for capitalists to profit from occupation.

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