The Places Left Behind
Bill Clinton’s New Markets initiative tried to fight poverty by showering incentives on the private sector. And now Hillary has embraced it.
Labour strategies that try to win over English workers through patriotic appeals are both condescending and self-defeating.
Striking Thatcher’s Legacy
Workers at the railways that Margaret Thatcher privatized are on strike, highlighting Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for renationalization.
Viktor Orbán’s Pyrrhic Victory
This month’s referendum on immigration showed that Viktor Orbán’s xenophobic agenda is challenged more by an apathetic electorate than any real opposition.
The Republicans Have Been Trumped
The GOP establishment doesn’t hate Trump because he’s a bigot. They hate him because he doesn’t promote the neoliberal agenda.
The Trouble With Anti-Antiracism
Movements targeting racial disparities aren’t distracting attention from class inequality — they’re part of a broader radicalization against American capitalism.