The Great God Trump and the White Working Class
The political and social war that is now inevitable in the United States could shape the character of the rest of the century.
Why We Need a Federal Job Guarantee
Giving everyone a job is the best way to democratize the economy and give workers leverage in the workplace.
When Capitalists Go on Strike
It’s not just “money in politics” — capitalists get what they want through structural power over the economy.
Amazon and Google fight crucial battle over voice recognition
The retail giant has a threatening lead over its rival with the Echo and Alexa, as questions remain over how the search engine can turn voice technology into revenue Amazon and Google always thrive in the fourth quarter as people get out their wallets for Christmas. Both companies – or in Google’s case, its parent group, Alphabet – are therefore expected to announce booming revenues in their fourth-quarter results over the next fortnight, with Alphabet going first on Thursday and Amazon the (...)
Betsy Devos’s Golden Age
Betsy Devos has spent a fortune to influence education policy. If she is confirmed as education secretary, for the first time, she can do it for free.