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Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture. The print magazine is released quarterly and reaches over 30,000 subscribers, in addition to a web audience of 1,000,000 a month.


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Universal Rent Control Now

lundi 17 juin 2019 par Amee Chew, Katie Goldstein
Rent control is making a comeback. Across the country, tenants and housing justice organizers are taking on the mighty real estate lobby and its political allies through a powerful escalation of legislative and electoral activity. Oregon enacted a statewide rent cap in February. In Florida, (...)

Solidarity With Glenn Greenwald

lundi 17 juin 2019 par Todd Chretien
Journalist Glenn Greenwald is once again rocking international politics by exposing state violations of civil liberties. This time, his reporting targets the highest levels of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet. In the United States, Greenwald is best known for publishing whistleblower (...)

We Are All Charlie Chaplin on the Assembly Line

lundi 17 juin 2019 par Meagan Day
In 1936, Charlie Chaplin played a factory worker in the film Modern Times. Its most memorable scene takes place on an assembly line, where Chaplin struggles to keep up with the lighting-fast conveyor belt. A genius of physical comedy, Chaplin plays it up to great effect. He frantically blows on (...)

Only Jeremy Corbyn Can Stop Farage

lundi 17 juin 2019 par Richard Seymour
The unending impasse over Brexit has thrown Britain’s Conservative Party as well as Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party into turmoil. Both have suffered declines in the polls, and the far right led by Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party is taking full advantage, leading it to victory in the European (...)

Brunch Bros Are Just a Symptom

dimanche 16 juin 2019 par Cyrus Lewis, Karen Narefsky
In ancient Rome, Marcus Licinius Crassus augmented his fortune by flipping fire-damaged properties. Crassus formed one of the first private fire brigades, and took advantage of his market domination by rushing to the scene of every blaze. Before fighting the fires, though, he would offer to buy (...)

Ralph Miliband&#8217 ;s Masterpiece at 50

dimanche 16 juin 2019 par Leo Panitch
The illusions of the neoliberal era — that the market should or even could be freed from the state, or that an unstoppable process of capitalist globalization was bypassing even the most powerful of states — have suddenly dissipated. One of the greatest misconceptions of neoliberals was the (...)

Ban Private Equity

dimanche 16 juin 2019 par Nicole M. Aschoff
Blackstone — the world’s largest “alternative investment” company — recently closed on the biggest private real estate deal in history. It paid $18.7 billion for the US warehouse division of GLP, a global logistics firm based in Singapore. Private equity firms like Blackstone, Apollo, and Carlyle (...)

We Really Need to Eat the Rich

dimanche 16 juin 2019 par Matt Bruenig
Every quarter, the Federal Reserve puts out the Financial Accounts (aka “Z1” or “Flow of Funds”), which provide economy-wide aggregates for nearly every kind of asset and liability there is. Every three years, they put out the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), which is a household survey that (...)

Why the UAW Lost Again in Chattanooga

samedi 15 juin 2019 par Chris Brooks
It was a bad sign. On the day voting began at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the shift change suddenly turned blue. Throngs of workers were passing through the factory turnstiles in both directions, as the day shift ended and the night shift began. On the preceding days, (...)

Strikes Still Get the Goods

samedi 15 juin 2019 par Eric Blanc
In early 2018, the United States was hit by a strike wave for the first time in decades. Hundreds of thousands of educators in red states across the country walked off their jobs to demand better school funding and better pay. In the process, these strikers not only won historic gains for (...)

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