In 1975, the Queen’s loyal representative, governor-general John Kerr, decided he’d had enough of Australian social democracy.
Branko Marcetic is a Jacobin staff writer. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Sarah Isgur Flores's whole career is based on shading the truth at the behest of the GOP. Bafflingly, she'll now be driving CNN's news coverage.
Liberals and conservatives alike love to decry AOC's Green New Deal as "unrealistic." But what's really unrealistic is continuing on the path of denial and incrementalism we're on now.
Donald Trump is right: the biggest threat to his administration right now isn't from liberals. It's from Bernie Sanders and democratic socialists.
Elliott Abrams was once an innocent child. And then he decided to spend the rest of his life covering up brutal atrocities and defending right-wing dictatorships.
The internal workings of American politics are usually boring as hell. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making them compulsively watchable — and going after billionaires’ control of our political system in the process.
If Castro is indeed the “Latino Obama,” it's because his early years in San Antonio replicated many of the ingredients of the former president's recipe for failure.
If the Democrats really believed the science on climate change, they'd be offering far more radical proposals. We have to make them.
The Hawaii congresswoman has repeatedly shifted her rhetoric on Iran. But when she calls herself a “hawk,” believe her.
In Russia, Vladimir Putin’s evil genius matters less than pressures from the ultrarich, US foreign policy, and the ravages of the neoliberal Yeltsin years.
House Republicans voted yesterday to keep the monstrous war in Yemen going. But they couldn’t have succeeded without the help of several Democrats.
How George H. W. Bush paved the way for Trumpism.
We don’t need another photogenic media star with run-of-the-mill liberal politics running for president. Beto O'Rourke should stay in Texas.
How Amalgamated Bank went from a tool for garment workers to a tool of finance capital.
What do you get when you cross big-money politics and tepid progressive positions? A look back at the career of Nancy Pelosi, who’s now poised to retake the House Speaker post.
A stealth right-wing campaign to call a constitutional convention is perilously close to succeeding. Its goal: repealing the twentieth century.
Jeff Sessions’ tenure as attorney general was vastly more detrimental to democracy and the rule of law than shuttering Mueller’s investigation could ever be. No one should be nostalgic for his tenure.
From left-wing ballot measures to socialists in the House, things are slowly — but surely — moving our way.
The line between the far right and “mainstream” conservatism is rapidly crumbling. But the two were never very far apart in the first place.
A new report from a Swiss wealth management company documents the relentless rise of the global billionaire class. Here are some highlights — translated into plain English.