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Honoring Dr Du Bois

Shortly before his death, Martin Luther King delivered a speech at Carnegie Hall in honor of another legendary black radical: W. E. B. Du Bois. We reprint it here in full.

Assessing Deng Xiaoping

Deng Xiaoping was one of the most important Communist leaders of the twentieth century. Celebrated by the West for his pro-market reforms, leftists should be more skeptical of his accomplishments.

Issue No. 31 Out Now!

  • Issue No. 31
  • Fall 2018

Breaking Bank

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Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.

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Welcome Their Hatred

Democratic leaders are outraged at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s actions in Congress and are trying to reel her in. It’s a clear sign she’s antagonizing all the right forces in the party.

Back on the Offensive

After a steady decline in turnout, France’s Yellow Vest movement is on the rise again. Emmanuel Macron’s call for a “great national debate” lies dead in the water.

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“I love Africa Is a Country, because it is basically the inside of my head.”

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