In Defense of the Lecture
As universities replace the lecture with active learning pedagogy, we should remember the benefits of collective listening.
Canadian union organizer and leader Bob White was committed to charting an independent and democratic course for workers.
Charlie Chaplin in Moscow
Early Soviet filmmakers took great inspiration from Charlie Chaplin, but his critique of mass production put him at odds with them.
Why Women Should Strike
The Women’s Strike on March 8 can help ramp up the movement against Trump.
India’s Short Road to Crisis
For India’s poor, the cost of Prime Minister Modi’s demonetization policy is steep.
Marilyn Young (1937–2017)
Militarism runs deep in the United States, but historian Marilyn Young never gave up believing that it could be overcome.
Many believe Trump’s administration will usher in a new era of protectionism. But it’s not that simple.
Milo and the Mainstream
Milo Yiannopolous was no “alt-right” deviation for CPAC — the conference has long been a cesspool of reaction.
Macedonia shows that without radical politics, political crisis is the new status quo.
Twilight of the Technocrats?
Technocratic liberalism prides itself on having no ideology to speak of — which is itself the most dogmatic ideology of them all.
A new translation of the 1970s horror novel The Twenty Days in Turin is an eerily resonant read in 2017.
Lessons From the Anti-Austerity Movement
The anti-Trump movement will only be successful if it takes stock of the struggles that came before it.
Resurrecting the Antiwar Movement
Being pro-refugee must also mean being antiwar.
Why have hundreds of thousands of Romanians taken to the streets this month against a nominally center-left government?
Interior Decorator in Chief
Trump’s fixation with surface effects and appearance marks the man and his brutality.
Why We Should Strike on May Day
Socialist councilwoman Kshama Sawant on why we need a wave of protests and strikes on May 1.
Yes, Richard Gere is annoying. No, there isn’t a credible left defense of continued Chinese rule in Tibet.
Ten Proposals to Beat the Eurozone
A collective document from across the European left on how to challenge the EU’s stranglehold on economic and social justice.
Ditching the Deep State
There is no unified “deep state” pulling the strings behind the scenes. The state itself is a site of struggle.