The Tragedy of Macbeth is Joel Coen’s first film without his brother Ethan. And the movie isn’t just a triumph — it’s a reminder that, even with the dismal state of cinema today, movies can still surprise us.
From immigration and foreign policy to the pandemic and climate, Joe Biden promised a break with the policies of the Donald Trump era. What we've mostly gotten, however, is a change in rhetoric and the status quo in substance.
“It's like Uber, but for nurses.” Does that scare you? It should. Private hospitals are increasingly teaming up with Silicon Valley to make American health care even more exploitative.
German engineering giant Bosch is mounting massive layoffs in the name of adapting to the electric car market. But workers insist the move is really about increasing profits — and climate protesters have joined the fight to save their jobs.
When dealing with Eric Adams, New York’s eccentric but unabashedly pro-landlord mayor, progressives will need to throw out the old anti-Trump playbook and focus on those issues — like rent laws — that are most important to the working-class New Yorkers who elected him.
Amia Srinivasan’s new essay collection, The Right to Sex, is less a manifesto than an attempt to think through the concerns of contemporary feminism. Where the book succeeds, it offers the intellectual heft to power a reinvigorated movement to transform the world.
Succession captures the insanity of elite culture in contemporary capitalism. Like their real-world counterparts, the show’s characters desperately fight for an ever-higher place at the top as the millions below them suffer.
Cryptocurrency is not merely a bad investment or speculative bubble. It’s worse than that: it’s a full-on fraud.
One of the best ways Joe Biden could have attacked the pandemic and boosted the US's vaccination rate would have been to fight for Medicare for All, or at least a public option. He refused to do so.
Thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent are forced to live like fugitives because the Dominican government refuses to acknowledge their claims to citizenship. The DR’s racist denaturalization policy is tearing apart families and destroying lives.
The Australian government had two years to build hospitals, train health care workers, strengthen social services, and manufacture COVID tests and vaccines. They didn’t, because it would have gone against the neoliberal consensus that unites both major parties.
Smedley Butler was born to privilege and power, becoming a powerful general in the most powerful military in the world. But he realized he was playing a key role in an evil system, US imperialism — and used his privilege and power to speak out against it.