29 Articles by: Shawn Gude

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Shawn Gude is Jacobin's associate editor.

Capitalism Isn’t About Freedom. It’s About Subjugation.

Let's say we accept capitalism's defenders' claims that their system created mass economic growth and pulled countless people out of poverty. Even if that's true, we have clearly reached a point in human development where we can rid ourselves of capitalism's relations of hierarchy and domination — without inviting immiseration.