Thomas Frank’s brilliant new book The People, No focuses on the long elite tradition of anti-populism. But it is really an urgent plea to liberals and radicals alike to embrace a left populism and universalism — or keep on losing.
Aaron Lake Smith is a freelance writer who has written longform for Harper's, Vice, and Al-Jazeera America.
We need left-wing media outlets to build socialism. And the late German communist Willi Munzenberg shows us how it can be done.
There’s that song, the one about getting knocked down and then getting back up again, but their body of work is like an iceberg; the bulk of it is submerged below the surface, difficult to get a hold of.