By Albert Scharenberg. Every day since a white policeman shot Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American, in Ferguson, Missouri, thousands of people have protested against police brutality. At the same...READ MORE
It would seem that contemporary capitalism doesn’t care that much about care work. Including support for our elders, children, mentally ill, and others requiring assistance, care work is either poorly remunerated or, quite often, not...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Marion Kraft - Black people have lived in Europe for centuries, but their experiences in different countries have followed different trajectories. Immigration from the (former) colonies has reshaped French, British,...READ MORE Download Full Text
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s first working paper - Depending on whom you ask, hydraulic fracturing—commonly known as “fracking”—is either the harbinger of a new era of plentiful, cheap, clean energy or...READ MORE Download Full Text
Lou Pingeot and Wolfgang Obenland on R2P. A “peace dividend” was the big hope of many observers of international politics after the end of the Cold War. Envisioning a new era of human rights cooperation no longer...READ MORE Download Full Text
An Interview with Bernd Riexinger - On May 28, the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung—New York Office and Jacobin Magazine are hosting a public discussion on the future of the European Left between Bernd Riexinger, co-chair of...READ MORE
By John Nichols - The United States of America is a beacon of opportunity, freedom, and democracy, values long enshrined in the hallowed document of the U.S. Constitution. Or so the story goes. The truth, on the other...READ MORE Download Full Text
Ulrike Herrmann on Free Trade. Americans and Europeans are negotiating a free trade agreement called TTIP. But why? Trade is already ﬂourishing. Meanwhile, the real barrier to trade is not being addressed: currency...READ MORE Download Full Text
China has undoubtedly been the most dynamic center of capitalist accumulation over the past generation. But this explosive growth has also generated staggering inequality and social polarization.
What are the political underpinnings of China’s economic “miracle”? Workers and peasants have been subject to brutal forms of exploitation, dispossession, and precarity — but they have also been fighting back.
What are the dynamics of this resistance, and how is the state responding......
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