A Political and Literary Forum
Far from a marginal outsider, a new biography contends, Thorstein Veblen was the most important economic thinker of the Gilded Age.
The Marxist-environmental historian Mike Davis has produced a rich corpus critical of capitalism.
Apple—now worth a trillion dollars—redistributes more wealth upward than any country or corporation on the planet.
The left has not articulated an alternative trade agenda that supports all the world’s workers in a global economy.
Three simple changes to corporate law could radically remake our economy.
In the neoliberal project, state power is needed to enforce market relations. But because democratic politics can demand broader economic planning, the site of that power must be hidden from politics.
J. W. Mason
American beaches used to be common property. Now access to many of them is controlled by wealthy whites.
Andrew W. Kahrl
Hwang Sok-yong’s new novel sounds a warning about the pitfalls of Korean reunification.
Striking teachers and student activists have a common enemy.
Henry A. Giroux
A controversial new book highlights the dire straits of the U.S. education system, but offers misguided and irresponsible ideas for fixing it.
Jeffrey Aaron Snyder
On Marx’s two-hundredth birthday, capitalism’s ideology looks shakier than it has in a while.
The problem of employer power runs much deeper than monopsony.
The best teaching is always intimate. Today's universities make it difficult to talk about that.
Marta Figlerowicz, Ayesha Ramachandran
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
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