Deadly pathogens may kill their host before the host has a chance to pass on the pathogen. That’s why there tends to be a trade-off between virulence and contagiousness.
We’ve avoided making an appeal up to this point, but if you’re able, we’d appreciate your support.
We’re in a race with bacteria to develop new classes of antibiotics. The free market isn’t helping.
Thirty years ago, an urgent report about microbial threats to public health was ignored by policymakers.
Political organizing is hard — political education shouldn’t have to be. We’re now offering our ABCs of Capitalism series as free ebooks.
Bernie 2020 senior adviser and speechwriter David Sirota will join Jacobin as an editor at large.
Six months after the coup in Bolivia, Luis Arce is presidential candidate for Evo Morales’s MAS. Oliver Vargas interviewed him about the postcoup regime, its handling of coronavirus, and what the delayed election means for the Left’s chances of returning to power.
This weekend, we’re offering solidarity digital subs for $1, and print ones for $10. Subscribers get four beautiful new issues a year and access to our entire back catalog.
From the case against Joe Biden to the economics of a feasible socialism and a new EP Thompson podcast, we have a busy week of audio and video content for you.
This Saturday at 1 PM Eastern, we’re debuting a live YouTube show, “Weekends,” hosted by Ana Kasparian and Michael Brooks. Liberals are hypocrites, conservatives are cruel, but we have an alternative.
From discussing what a socialist economy could look like in the 21st century to why we should be wary of “woke neoliberalism” to Matt Bruenig on the Nordic model and more – we’re doing a ton of live videos this week. Subscribe to our YouTube channel and tune in!
From why the free market can’t cope with coronavirus to the rise of Modi and Bolsonaro to how shock therapy destroyed Russia in the 1990s and what the UK Labour Party does after Corbyn, we have a bunch of videos coming out this week.
Our new political education series, Stay at Home, launches this Thursday at 6 PM EST on our YouTube channel, with special guest Mike Davis.
The US carceral state is a monstrosity with few parallels in history — destroying untold millions of lives and families in just a few decades. But most accounts fail to understand how it was created in the first place, and how we can finally dismantle it.
Jacobin is launching a column that showcases how health care in the United States affects the lives of ordinary Americans. We are asking for personal essays on your experience with health care — whether as a patient, a loved one, a doctor, or a nurse.
Jacobin troll Donald Hughes (@getfiscal) has been pitching us every week for two years. We’ve compiled some of the best, and our responses, without edits.
Workers are frozen out of politics in both the United States and Britain.
How many votes does it take to capture the most powerful assembly in the United States? Turns out, not that many.
History shows that the capitalist class will do whatever it can to undermine our reforms and oust the Left from power.