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The Origins of Anti-Extractivism  

In Resource Radicals, Thea Riofrancos explores how conflicts between left movements and the left government in Ecuador produced a militant critique of the extractive model of development.



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Foreign Policy After Trump  

Joe Biden promises to lift U.S. foreign policy up from the low-minded nationalism of the Trump era. But the era of confident American hegemony is drawing to a close.







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Liberalism After Rawls, with Katrina Forrester  

Katrina Forrester’s In the Shadow of Justice explores the world that shaped the ideas of John Rawls, and how his work remade political philosophy. Is there still room for his liberal egalitarianism in an age of ideological ferment and social conflict?



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Stopping the War This Time  

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.







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Bernie Versus the Establishment?  

The primary field isn’t polarized between left and center as clearly as it was in 2016. But Sanders is still the only candidate who tells us, over and over, that we need more than a good president.



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An Opposing Force  

The road from critique to power is long and difficult, but the effervescence of the left-wing political imagination indicates how seriously socialists take this challenge.