“The question becomes, What can we do to make democracy more economically, socially, and politically just?”
“We don't have a party. That doesn't mean we need one big organization. We may need a few big organizations. But we need organizations!”
“Given the long, tainted history of sex under patriarchy, maybe we need reparative norms around sex.”
Benzion Netanyahu—father of the former prime minister—is not the protagonist; rather, it is his scholarship and the practice of history itself.
Figuring out how people became fascists was the aim of Adorno and his colleagues’ 1950 study, The Authoritarian Personality. Has the answer changed?
“We need to have both the reparation and the universal perspective on economic justice.”
In 2019, immigration crimes represented almost 60 percent of all federal prosecutions. Yet the racism of the underlying laws may be their undoing.
Today is overwhelmingly defined by white-supremacist violence and the whiteness of AI technology. Can seeing them together help defeat them both?
The writer went to Walden to reorient his world, so that the woods, rather than the town, centered his spiritual map.
The United States originates in settler colonialism, slavery, empire, and a long history of giving refuge to some while refusing refuge to others.
Introducing a new series to push forward our thinking and action about immigration and borders.
“It’s like ‘The Minority Report,’ only without psychics.”
Latin America shows how hard it is for states dependent on oil and gas—that is, practically the whole world—to break with fossil fuel capitalism.
“Anyone who comes in the way of the ‘good times’ becomes a threat to capital, and to the nation-state itself.”
Opposition to imperialism unites the struggles of our times. To recognize empire is to take a necessary step towards a more just world.
Ten years ago today, Spain’s “15M” movement burst on the scene. In short order, everything changed. Or has it?
Social psychologists know conservative media politicizes its viewers. But by focusing on individuals, they miss how to enact political change.
How to explain the miracle of an institution as gargantuan, complex, and pivotal to society as “government”? Watch Frederick Wiseman’s City Hall.
Both America First nationalism and postwar liberalism refuse to face the challenges of the globalized world that America itself inaugurated.
What happens when a regime founded upon exclusion, racism, nationalism, and an authoritarian leader ends? In Spain, such a regime never really ended.