neoliberalism

The rise of the right in the United States

Thoughts on overcoming despair

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will. But perhaps even some cautious optimism of the intellect, too?

Worker Cooperatives and Revolution: History and Possibilities in the United States

This book, published in 2014, attempts to bring Marxism and the solidarity economy together in both theory and practice.

The American oligarchy

Wall Street

A review of a book that investigates the moral rot corroding U.S. society from the top down.

Our passive society

People watching TV

A short history of how our society became so rife with collective passiveness.

Imprisoned for a day: a personal reflection

A jail cell

Your perspective on the world changes from inside a jail cell.

Back to the Future: Rebranding Social Democracy

There are two ways to read Inventing the Future. One is a fairly innocent critique of the “post-68 left”, and an outline of how to build a desirable post-capitalist future through a flawed Gramscian framework. The other is a critique of working class self-activity, and a call for a benevolent class of technocrats who can gradually reform capitalism for the masses.

Containing the Crisis: A History of Mass Incarceration and Rebellion in the Rustbelt

A text from Michigan Abolition and Prisoner Solidarity. "To understand the 2016 Kinross Rebellion, and to build a stronger movement of resistance to state violence, we must look at the history of the rise of mass incarceration in the Rustbelt region and analyze the specific reasons for this growth of State control and repression."

Open Letter From a Writer to the Military Junta - Rodolfo Walsh

On the one year anniversary of the military Junta of Argentina coming to power underground Jounalist Rudolfo Walsh wrote an open letter denouncing the regime and listing its crimes.