In Belgium, a party of Marxist-Leninist background is mounting a surprising challenge to the mainstream.
José Carlos Mariátegui was Latin America’s most original Marxist. And his work is strikingly relevant for confronting the continent’s right-wing backlash today.
Clarence Jones was homeless, despite being employed as a janitor for a multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical company. He thought his situation was his fault. Then he got involved in his union.
Could Corbynism come to Australia? Don’t count on it — neoliberalism runs deep in the country’s Labor Party.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour can force a new election — if the Blairites don’t screw it up.
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Economic historian Adam Tooze on a decade of shattered illusions and the limits of the neoliberal imagination.
Political organizing is hard — political education shouldn’t have to be. Introducing our ABCs of Capitalism series.
The gilets jaunes movement has presented a vision of France beyond Emmanuel Macron’s neoliberalism. Anticapitalists have to push it even further.
House Republicans voted yesterday to keep the monstrous war in Yemen going. But they couldn’t have succeeded without the help of several Democrats.
Ella Baker, the great socialist and civil rights organizer, was born this day in 1903. Here’s her classic 1935 article on economic exploitation and black domestic workers in Great Depression–era New York.
Professor Marc Lamont Hill’s job was threatened because he spoke up on behalf of Palestinian rights. He’s just the latest victim in a nationwide wave of censorship and repression aimed at the Palestine solidarity movement — but the movement is fighting back.
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The midterms have given the Democratic Party a boost. But their professional-class politics are a cul de sac — we desperately need a political revolution driven by the needs and aspirations of the multiracial working class.
Ron Chernow’s new biography rehabilitates the great Civil War general and champion of Reconstruction. But it glosses over the central issues of labor and property that would stifle black equality for a century.
You could listen to the pundits, or you could listen to your heart. Bernie Sanders should run for president.
The micro-scandals alleging that Bernie Sanders doesn’t take racism seriously won’t end any time soon. We should call them what they are: cynical attacks on a politician whose commitment to racial justice is intertwined with fighting economic inequality.
It’s been three months now since socialist activist and Jacobin contributor Max Zirngast was taken into custody by Turkish police. But a campaign to secure his release is in full swing — including an event tonight in New York City.
Africa* Is a Country
*Not the continent with 54 countries
“I love Africa Is a Country, because it is basically the inside of my head.”
— Teju Cole