The businessman and host of Pitchfork Economics on how “corporate bullshit” misleads us.
Amy Schiller argues that giving to others is great, but our contemporary notion of philanthropy is broken.
How management education promised a better workplace—and why it delivered nothing but more creative ways of exploiting people.
As Super Bowl Sunday draws near, it’s important to remember the systemic labor issues that plague the nation’s most popular sport.
If we want to keep people safe, we need institutions more like the fire department and less like the police department.
A firsthand account of the unsafe working conditions, low pay, and corporate surveillance at one of the country’s most profitable retail chains.
Astra Taylor discusses her book about insecurity, arguing that while the right-wing concept of security involves borders and police, the left-wing version involves creating true security by meeting people’s basic needs.
No two conflicts are exactly like, but Northern Ireland offers lessons for today’s seemingly intractable conflicts. If the international community can underwrite war, it can also underwrite peace and justice.
Charlie Kirk and other young conservatives are launching a campaign to discredit the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. It’s a break from the older, historically inaccurate conservative tradition of pretending MLK was on their side.
Perhaps the best known democratic socialist in Canada, the late Ed Broadbent discussed what he learned working in government coalitions and explained that the struggle for democratic socialism is a constant one.
After South Africa laid out a damning case of genocidal intent against Israel in international court, Israel responded by shrugging it off, hardly even mounting a defense. Meanwhile, Netanyahu insisted that “No one will stop us, not The Hague… and not anyone else.”
Politicians like John Fetterman always tell audiences what they want to hear. It’s our job to scrutinize their records, demand real commitments, and hold them accountable when they lie and betray us.
The media might want us to think society is wracked by a shoplifting ‘epidemic’ or ‘crisis,’ but when we take a look at the facts, it’s obvious that isn’t true.
Forty years ago, the federal holiday celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday was created. While King’s legacy and holiday have been co-opted by presidents for political expediency, we must always remember King’s radical critique of U.S. society.
Human creativity can only flourish once basic needs are met. Because all creators have to worry about healthcare, childcare, and housing, usually the most privileged are the ones whose work gets made.
Is anger the enemy of cool reason? Or can it be an important and rational part of our political commitment?
The Democrats are considering implementing Trumpian new immigration restrictions. This is utterly unacceptable and should shock the conscience.
Reflections on flag-worship.
Prof. Julie Suk on why formal legal equality isn’t enough and what it takes to create meaningful gender equality under the law.
Producing research and writing requires time and money, so inequality impoverishes human knowledge. How many great discoveries and cultural works are we missing?
The rest of the world sees what the United States still does not: Israel’s actions in Gaza can only succeed in producing an endless cycle of violence and suffering.
A dive into the archives of the New Masses (1926-1948) shows a left that tried to forge a new culture. Their successes and ultimate failure offer lessons for our own time.
“I’m almost at a loss of finding words to adequately describe the corruption and the evil at COP28,” says Dr. Peter Kalmus.
Malaika Jabali’s new book explains why living under capitalism is like being in an abusive relationship. It’s a funny and engaging primer on anti-capitalist and socialist politics, and it couldn’t come at a better time.