A leftist’s guide to the conservative movement, one episode at a time, with co-hosts Matthew Sitman and Sam Adler-Bell.
Ann Snitow, feminist writer, teacher, activist, and longtime member of Dissent’s editorial board, died on Saturday, August 10. Here she is remembered by her friends, colleagues, and comrades.
Aufstehen’s leaders insisted that their movement was not defined by its opposition to migrants. But they consistently cast migrants as either pawns in the game of finance capital or as the phony poster children of misguided urban idealists.
Following Hong Kong’s first general strike in decades, three activists talk about labor’s role in the protests.
Reflections on the origins and legacy of Black Lives Matter.
On the history of dispossession, disinvestment, and discrimination that formed the backdrop to the killing of Michael Brown.
The Ferguson Uprising sparked renewed interest in understanding the link between municipal fines and racial surveillance—a relationship that made tragedies like the death of Michael Brown less moments of rupture than logical endpoints.
On the fifth anniversary of the Ferguson Uprising, we can draw new life from the struggles that have made it possible to imagine a world in which black lives indeed matter.
Hong Kong has justified its existence as an interface between Western neoliberal globalism and China’s statist authoritarian capitalism. China no longer needs the city to play that role; Hong Kongers desperately need an alternative.
The historic protests that forced the resignation of Ricardo Roselló have not ushered in a revolution. But Puerto Ricans now believe they have a future and are willing to fight for it.
“We have to talk to people in a way that combines addressing these [economic] anxieties with the issues of the environment. Unless we manage to do that, we will fail.”
Once Upon a Time . . . in Hollywood turns Hollywood’s most infamous night of horror into the dawn of a beautiful day in the neighborhood.