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Jacobin
Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.
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Jacobin 22m
Obamacare tried to fix the health system one consumer choice at a time. No wonder it failed.
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Fighting corporate trade deals requires uniting with immigrants and foreign workers — not scapegoating them.
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Jacobin 13h
If we want a more democratic society, we need more democratic schools.
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Turkey's upcoming snap elections are just latest attempt by Erdoğan to stabilize his dominance over the country.
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Jacobin 16h
We’ve read Chasing Hillary so you didn’t have to. The Clinton campaign was even worse than we thought.
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Jacobin 17h
Bernie Sanders’ Workplace Democracy Act promises a fundamental shift of power toward working people.
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Dr Alan MacLeod 19h
Venezuelans are forced to decide with economic shock therapy or the threat of more US sanctions today
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Jacobin 18h
Like the slow-food celebrity chef, fitness coach, or makeup guru, pottery has become yet another flavor of instantly consumable content.
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Ishaan Tharoor 19h
This piece in from two months ago on Italy and beyond is good
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Jacobin May 16
For most Americans, 1968 is about sex, drugs, and rock and roll. At Jacobin, we remember the student and worker revolts of 1968 as part of a radical movement for democracy. New issue on 1968's legacy out next week!
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Jacobin 22h
Forty years ago, communists took over Afghanistan hoping to bring modernization and social progress to the country. Were their sweeping reforms doomed to fail?
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Jacobin May 20
Material progress and democratization are still the basic tenets of any viable socialist politics.
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Jacobin May 20
In today's election Venezuela's opposition offers only two paths: further strangling of the economy or dire economic reforms.
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Jacobin May 20
Whatever the outcome of today's Venezuelan election, the US has neither the right nor the moral standing to intervene.
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Jacobin May 19
Replying to @jacobinmag
Our guillotine poster happens to be $9.95 this weekend.
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Jacobin May 20
Radical right parties function to convert working-class votes into right-wing policies. The Left can prevent this by re-engaging with workers — the historic base of progressive politics.
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Jacobin May 20
Westworld has the potential to be something more than another libertarian piece of science fiction.
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Jacobin May 19
Why do capitalists hate full employment? Because it weakens their power over workers.
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Bhaskar Sunkara May 19
If you've worked (in poverty wages) at Walmart for 19 years they'll give you a $750 bonus. Glad to see capitalists are as generous as ever.
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