This is the first in a series where I read and discuss a radical book on the left or right. This time, I address a book related to anarchist movements in the Syrian Civil War.
What happens when a major political party’s ideology and electoral aspirations take a back seat to making a quick buck?
“Maybe the presidency itself should be regarded as one of those things that is good to have but not a must-have, especially if obtaining it requires uncomfortable change.”
The Republican Party is broken. Arguments to the contrary are some combinations of smoke, mirrors, and wishful thinking.
A look at progressives’ unexpected bad hair day.
This long “awesome” post on the 2106 race ventures far into theory and speculation in order to return back to where the intuitions of many political observers begin.
Those without Twitter accounts, probably watching if at all on semi-functional console TVs adapted for digital over-the-air, inherited from your grandparents, are welcome to participate in the open thread.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren may still keep alive the embers of Old Left workerism, and the latter is still barely detectable in traditional Democratic Party rhetoric and residual connections to organized labor, but in American politics today class conflict as the engine of history seems now to be a concept mainly of the Right.