Friday, December 15, 2017
A brief note on the Modern Bourgeoisie series
A while back I began a series about Marx's theory of "the bourgeoisie" and the relevance of this nineteenth century concept to...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Centrists are going to learn the wrong lessons from Doug Jones' win
If we are even minimally concerned with social justice and equality, it's pretty simple to make the case that Democrats should fight for...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Trump and the failure of incrementalism
Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are advancing an epochal tax bill "that could reshape major areas of American life," th...
Thursday, November 23, 2017
Most liberals support violent sex offenders
YouGov has conducted some polling on American politicans embroiled in sex scandals, and the results are not particularly flattering for libe...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
What does Northam's win teach us about the Democratic coalition?
I'm inclined to say "not very much". Virginia's off-year governor races turn out a smaller and different constituency than...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Martin Luther, on rebels and revolution
Today is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, which means we will undoubtedlyhear endless variations on the standard narrat...
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Who is the modern bourgeoisie? Pt. II: Imperialism
This is the second in a three-part series on the modern bourgeoisie. The laws of capital are binding all over the word, and they guarante...
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