The New Deal solidified capitalist democracy in the United States. The country has swung between hints of social democracy and free market absolutism ever since.
Steve Fraser is the author most recently of Class Matters: The Strange Career of an America Delusion and a forthcoming book of essays from Verso on capitalism and class in American history.
One hundred years ago was a time of revolution. Emma Goldman, John Reed, and Bill Haywood were at the center of it all.
On the twentieth anniversary of New Labor Forum, Steve Fraser reflects on organized labor’s hopes and disappointments over the last two decades.
What was the mass strike and what would a successful one look like today?
From Debtor’s Prison to Debtor Nation.