The age of imperialism is not over—but we can end it
Capitalist accumulation has always depended on cheap labor and resources extracted from the Global South. To end this violence we need a post-capitalist transition—otherwise, as climate breakdown accelerates, the ceaseless search for profit will drive us further into barbarism.
The Rosenberg Orphans and the power of radical history
Orphaned after their parents were executed for espionage, the story of the Rosenberg boys is one all Americans should know.
The color of economic anxiety
Is the collapse of Democratic fortunes due to economic anxiety? Of course. Just ask black Milwaukeeans.
Liberalism and empire
Paul Krugman had a column a few weeks ago called “Fall of the American Empire” about Donald Trump’s repudiation of “the values that actually made America great.” It is worth analyzing, because it is amusing and illustrative.