The Civil War Reconsidered

Jacobin’s symposium on “American Jacobins” is a provocative reminder that the US Civil War and Reconstruction was a radical revolution. Indeed, in emancipating the slaves, it entailed the largest expropriation of private property the world would see before the Russian Revolution of 1917. The contributors to the symposium, however, make a number of historical claims […]

Charlie Post

Charlie Post is a longtime socialist activist who teaches at the City University of New York.