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...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Who is the modern bourgeoisie? Pt. I: Financialization
Marx, in his classic formulation of class struggle, divided society "into two great hostile camps, into two great classes directly faci...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Ben Shapiro has changed his mind about antifa
Ben Shapiro, writing for The National Review , gives us the inevitable "both sides are to blame for Charlottesville" take: Th...
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Sooner or later, climate change will consume our economy. If we are wise, we will let this happen sooner, and make massive preemptive invest...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Advocates for climate action should stop defending the rich
Emily Atkin, in an article for The New Republic, has written the latest in a recurring genre of articles defending rich advocates for actio...
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