• Mint After Reading: Philip Diehl Talks with Rohan Grey
    Mint After Reading: Philip Diehl Talks with Rohan Grey

    In this bonus episode, Rohan Grey speaks with Philip Diehl about #MintTheCoin in the wake of this season’s debt limit showdown. Director of the United States Mint under President Bill Clinton from 1994 to 2000, Diehl is best known today as the person most responsible for 31 U.S. Code 5112(k).

    The Opposition “Emocracy” Exposed: Kerala’s Landmark Left Victory
    The Opposition “Emocracy” Exposed: Kerala’s Landmark Left Victory

    The landslide victory of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) in the Indian state of Kerala in April 2021 is a historic achievement.

    Dossier No. 45: Indian women on an arduous road to equality
    Dossier No. 45: Indian women on an arduous road to equality

    The current situation might present an opportunity to strengthen mass movements and to steer the focus towards the rights and livelihoods of women and workers. The ongoing Indian farmers’ movement, which started before the pandemic and continues to stay strong, offers the opportunity to steer the national discourse towards such an agenda.

    Cages of Whiteness in the Shadow of Haiti: Guy Endore’s ‘Babouk’ and the Critique of Race-Class Alienation
    Cages of Whiteness in the Shadow of Haiti: Guy Endore’s ‘Babouk’ and the Critique of Race-Class Alienation

    Re-reading Guy Endore’s “forgotten masterpiece” it is striking how this novel from 1934, long-noted for its shocking and sophisticated account of slavery and resistance in the lead-up to the Haitian Revolution, is also a penetrating account of the ethical and political deformity and alienation perpetuated by the ideology of “whiteness.”

    A World without hunger: The Fortieth Newsletter (2021)
    A World without hunger: The Fortieth Newsletter (2021)

    There is nothing more obscene than the existence of hunger, the terrible indignity of working hard but being without the means for sustenance.

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