To plumb the depths of the neoconservative soul, Matt and Sam read Norman Podhoretz’s 1967 memoir Making It with David Klion of Jewish Currents.
Progressives have little to lose and much to gain by leaving juristocracy to the enemies of democracy.
Trumpian nativism promotes whiteness as the basis for solidarity. Our response must demonstrate how freedom for one depends on freedom for all.
Workers across France have been on strike over pension reforms for six weeks. Dissent editor at large Colin Kinniburgh joins us from Paris.
The Trump administration didn’t invent the policies that redistribute wealth and income to the top, but it has doubled down on them in characteristically cruel and petty ways.
What else is a talk show in a class society for?
Introducing our Winter 2020 special section, “Democracy and Barbarism.”
The contrasts between North Americans moving south and Central Americans traveling north, or Western migrants frolicking on Thai beaches while Burmese refugees languish in camps, are numerous and stark.
As the deadening pall of national security discourse once again falls over the United States, we need to hold onto the shock and outrage of these first hours.
Prison construction becomes an attractive proposition in the face of poverty and the absence of other forms of private or public investment. To fight mass incarceration, we need different avenues for rural economic development.
Dag Solstad is widely considered Norway’s most accomplished living writer, in part because of how his writing has intertwined with the fortunes of the Norwegian left.
Refusing to hold Israel to the standards to which we hold all other states would be wavering in our commitment to freedom, democracy, and equality. (With a reply from Michael Walzer.)