In an extensive interview, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discusses the nuts and bolts of her recent victory, why centrist Democrats are vulnerable to left-wing challengers, voter disenfranchisement, the political status of Puerto Rico, and much more.
Daniel Denvir is the author of All-American Nativism and the host of The Dig on Jacobin Radio.
An interview with Naomi Klein and Mercedes Martinez, president of the Puerto Rican Teachers Federation.
The outrage over Trump’s heartless family separation policy provides an opportunity to reverse the bipartisan consensus that has long victimized immigrants.
A Jacobin conversation with Bernie Sanders on the state of left politics today.
Glenn Greenwald on Russiagate and the comforting answers it offers to despondent liberals.
Martin Luther King Jr wasn’t just a brilliant orator and organizer. He was also a groundbreaking thinker.
Barbara and Karen Fields, the authors of Racecraft, on the illusion of race, the dead-end of “whiteness,” and the need to revive class politics.
You can’t understand the North Korean conflict without understanding the history of US imperialism.
Burke, Hayek… Trump? Yes, The Donald fits well within the right-wing tradition.
In the coming crisis, inequality will kill as many people as storms do.
DACA only exists because young activists fought fearlessly for it. Its end would be a blow to the movement for immigration justice.
There’s no avoiding politics when talking about Hurricane Harvey and its tragic aftermath.
The astronomical levels of drug violence and corruption in Mexico can be directly attributed to the policies of the United States.
The main problem for Appalachia and the white working class is capitalism. It always has been.
A left-wing civil rights lawyer is within reach of becoming Philadelphia’s district attorney. Can he use the office to roll back mass incarceration?
Two years ago, the Baltimore Uprising pointed the way towards a new, militant antiracist struggle. Today, the young movement must adapt to the Trump era.
Liberal talking points on race and the welfare state reflect deeply conservative ideas. The Left should demand welfare for all.
New figures show that the US prison population has dropped. But mass incarceration remains firmly intact.
We can debate what Ellison can accomplish as the chair of a party dedicated to selling out workers — but there is no doubt about who would cheer his defeat.
On immigration, the road to the noxious nativism of Donald Trump was paved by centrist Democrats and moderate Republicans.