Articles by

Michael A. McCarthy

Michael A. McCarthy is an assistant professor of sociology at Marquette University.

Two Crises

Mar 16

  • Michael A. McCarthy

Capitalism routinely creates crises for the working class. To transform society, we need to create a crisis for capitalists.

The Old World

Nov 09

  • Michael A. McCarthy

To defeat Trump's nightmarish vision, we can't keep clinging to liberalism's dead or dying ideas.

The Revenge of Joe the Plumber

Oct 26

  • Michael A. McCarthy

The post-crisis class interests of small business sit comfortably next to the xenophobia of the alt-right.

The Monetary Hawks

Aug 03

  • Michael A. McCarthy

Federal Reserve policies did more to smash the power of American workers than Ronald Reagan’s union busting.