Precarity is on the rise. Low-wage service jobs have seen a significant surge in the last years, and domestic work has become one of the largest sectors of employment in the global economy. And these household workers have been almost...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Almost 22 years have passed since the Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, marking a turning point for women’s rights activists around the world. For many, the...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell. Canada has an international reputation for being friendly. Its foreign policy seems to be rooted in cooperation and human rights while social-democratic policies and values reign at...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Vijay Prashad. Reactions to Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States oscillate between great trepidation and great mockery. Will Donald Trump do something outlandish—something with terrible...READ MORE
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s ninth working paper. In the wake of climate-change-denier Donald Trump’s election, there is not much optimism among those fighting against catastrophic climate change. It seems...READ MORE Download Full Text
By C. Kilpatrick, L. Spence, L. Featherstone, and E. Young. We are witnessing a tidal change, and it will not be for the better. Right-wing nationalist populism continues to rise throughout the Western world. With the...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Rohan D. Mathews, Susana Barria, and Ashim Roy. It is a cruelly ironic aspect of the climate crisis that those countries that have contributed the least greenhouse gas emissions are facing the greatest impacts. This...READ MORE Download Full Text
By John Nichols – The closest commentator that the contemporary United States has to Mark Twain, satirist and television host Bill Maher, surveyed the sorry state of American politics midway through the 2016 election...READ MORE Download Full Text
New book on the life and legacy of Rosa Luxemburg. Rosa Luxemburg was a shining star of the early socialist movement. As an economist and political theorist, a teacher and public speaker, a comrade and rebel, a...READ MORE Download Full Text
At our annual tri-national labor gathering, progressive unions and other labor organizations from the United States, Canada, and Mexico come together to discuss and collaborate on international solidarity campaigns. Co-hosted with the...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Jens Martens and Karolin Seitz – Over the course of the last years, the international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has gained momentum. Not least,...READ MORE Download Full Text
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s newest working paper. Fossil fuels are killing us. They’re killing us directly through pollution and indirectly through climate change. Expanding use of coal, oil, and gas are...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Johanna Bussemer. From the destructive policy of austerity that was put in place in southern Europe, the war in Ukraine, which was directly caused by the EU Association Agreement, the failure to address migration...READ MORE
By Ethan Young. From June 17-19, 2016, 3,000 activists and supporters of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign met in Chicago to discuss the future of the movement. Taking this “People’s Summit” as...READ MORE
By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd. Since the United Nations’ founding 70 years ago, UN reform has been on the table—and, indeed, the institution has undergone several phases of reform. What is meant by...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Dominic Heilig. The European party system is changing rapidly. As a result of the ongoing neoliberal attack, the middle class is shrinking quickly, and the decades-old party allegiance of large groups of voters has...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Patrick Bond, Ana Garcia, Mariana Moreira, and Ruixue Bai. Neoliberal globalization has had a profound effect on the mega-cities of the global South. In the so-called large emerging economies of the South—in...READ MORE Download Full Text
Trade Unions for Energy Democracy’s newest working paper. Since the early 1990s, “putting a price on carbon” has been, perhaps, the primary policy proposal for fighting climate change by reducing greenhouse...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Ethan Young. The U.S. Left is in the process of emerging from decades of decline. It entered the Obama years in terrible shape: politically incoherent, cut off from its historical continuity, and organizationally...READ MORE Download Full Text
By Ho-fung Hung. For more than three decades, China’s remarkable economic boom has been reshaping the world. Despite a recent slowdown, this transformation continues to fascinate, and observers have offered numerous...READ MORE Download Full Text
Across the western world the liberal center is in decline — but it is the radical right, not the Left, which stands to benefit.
Why has the Left failed to capitalize on the ongoing systemic crisis? How has it become so divorced from its working-class base? And can the cycle be broken?
Jon Trickett, Labour MP and member of Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet, speaks to Jacobin editor Bhaskar Sunkara.
This event is co-hosted......
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