The latest acquittal of a white police officer in St. Louis reflects a pattern of policing that consistently denies equal citizenship to the county’s black residents.
The EU provides a convenient villain for those eager to blame the rise of neoliberalism on unelected bureaucrats acting at the behest of capital. But if historians are correct, this account is a fable that distracts from a grimmer reality.
Valeria Luiselli discusses her new book Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions, about her experience translating in a federal immigration court.
Trump’s child care plan is another tax giveaway to the wealthy. But the Democrats can offer a better alternative.
In their new documentary series The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick offer a sharp indictment of an atrocious war. But when it comes to portraying the antiwar movement, they lapse into troubling stereotypes.
A quiet but fierce war is raging for the hearts and minds of Polish citizens, as a vibrant and well organized protest network confronts an increasingly authoritarian right-wing government.
We talk to DACA recipients and defenders around the country, from Texas to New York, about Trump’s decision to overturn President Obama’s protections for immigrant youth.
Please join us in welcoming Patrick Iber, a leading historian of Latin America and the Cold War, to Dissent’s editorial board!
Samuel Abrams’s Education and the Commercial Mindset provides the most detailed analysis of school privatization to date, yet overlooks the critical role that anti–union animus plays in fueling it.
The ongoing emergency of Hurricane Harvey is one that could only have been created by capitalism.
The Germany of 2015 will be remembered for allowing close to 1 million asylum seekers into the country. But public opinion in the country has since shifted to the right.
Hidden from the public and overlooked by regulators, immigrant workers in the laundry industry face a litany of hazards and abuse. Our six-month investigation reveals the extent of their exploitation.