Almost a year later, pundits are still struggling to understand why Trump won so handily in rural America. The answer lies in the failure of the political system to address, or even acknowledge, small-town economic struggles.
Corey Robin talks about the new edition of his book, The Reactionary Mind, and Donald Trump’s conservative pedigree.
Franco’s legacy and the memory of authoritarian rule in Spain loomed over last week’s Catalan independence referendum—a pivotal episode in a century-long conflict.
Janus v. AFSCME is the Supreme Court case labor has been dreading. Andrew Stettner of the Century Foundation joins us to talk what it means for workers and unions.
A shrewd movement strategist, Fannie Lou Hamer rose from abject poverty to reshape the American political order.
Why the titans of Silicon Valley—long tied to the Democrats—have been warming up to Trumpism.
A hundred years ago, political earthquakes shook the globe; their tremors rattle us still.
Introducing the special section of our Fall issue.
“He was late for all the same reasons he was late each day, he was running for all the same reasons he ran each day. . .”
A short story.
Once an anchor of European social democracy, Germany’s Social Democratic Party has suffered its worst loss since 1932. Can it reclaim the mantle of opposition from the far-right AfD?
Join the Albert Shanker Institute, Dissent, and many more for a two-day conference on the Crisis of Democracy, October 5–6 in Washington, D.C.
We don’t need to de-politicize Nietzsche to save him from fascist appropriation.
What Medicare for All advocates can learn from the fight for single-payer in New York.