Right-wing parties, nationalists, populists, and Euroskeptics gained seats in last month’s European elections, especially in Hungary and Poland. The left, in contrast, suffered numerous defeats.
Poulantzas tried to envision how the left could simultaneously champion rank-and-file democracy at a distance from the state and push for radical transformation from within it.
What if the best thing we could do—for ourselves, the planet, and even our workplaces—was to work less?
In the ideas of Jean-Claude Michéa, we can see what a left populism fully divorced from liberalism might look like.
A conversation with the French writer and intellectual profiled in our spring issue.
In our last issue, Michael C. Behrent examined Jean-Claude Michéa’s “subterranean influence on a new generation of anti-capitalist radicals in France.” Here, he talks with Kévin Boucaud-Victoire, a young member of the Michéa-influenced French left.
What do the crimes of a Navy SEAL tell us about U.S. military culture?
Housing is a fundamental necessity, but a growing number of people are unable to afford the cost of living in major cities. To deal with the crisis, we need to roll back the financialization of housing.
In the early twentieth century, immigrant tenant organizers made rent control laws a reality. Today, with new coalitions gathering strength and progressive lawmakers elected in Albany, working-class New Yorkers have a chance to once again strike a blow for housing justice.
Momentum is growing behind an approach to development that can balance the need for more housing with stability and affordability for low-income communities.
Marine Le Pen’s National Rally is reaping the fruits of a long history of anti-European sentiment.
The decline of the historically dominant center-right and center-left parties in Germany and in the recent EU elections sets the stage for greater conflict over how to deal with Europe’s multiple crises.