We check in on worker-led activism across the country, with interviews on UPS and AT&T strikes, behind-the-scenes resistance at Google, and the public banking movement.
We are thrilled to welcome Timothy Shenk as co-editor of Dissent alongside Michael Kazin.
For all his differences with his predecessor, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has inherited the same fundamental dilemmas that faced Michael Bloomberg—and much of the billionaire’s approach to resolving them.
Capitalism, from its very beginning, was twinned with racism. Two books describe how these two forces emerged together, at the same moment in the unfolding of Western political economy.
By providing a single tier of coverage to all, with automatic enrollment, comprehensive benefits, and no cost-sharing, single-payer provides a distinct, egalitarian vision of universality.
At its best moments, Roseanne offered something Roseanne Barr’s tweets did not: empathy, nuance, and a portrait of white working-class life rarely seen on television.
Economist Celine McNicholas breaks down what last week’s Supreme Court ruling means for workers—and why more individual arbitration is bad news.
Imagining a low-carbon world means revisiting our conception of freedom itself.
Progressive critics of secularism argue that the Protestant origins of religious liberty make it corrupt beyond saving. But to achieve real pluralism, should the left abandon the concept altogether?
Doomsday prepping has long been associated with the right. Why is it catching on among liberals?
Profiteering is distorting the response to the opioid epidemic as much as it shaped its origin.
The genius of Donald Glover’s Atlanta is to show the surreality of black life in America, without ever pandering to an audience.