To ask what the future of Black Lives Matter has to do with Dallas is to believe that the killing of police officers is bound up in the actions of the movement. But this tragedy won’t end the movement, because the movement did not cause this tragedy.
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has been a long time in the making, but will the solutions advocated by the U.S. government make it any better?
In her new book, Our Sister Republics, Caitlin Fitz exhumes a forgotten moment in the history of the Americas, a time when residents of the newly formed United States came to see Latin Americans as partners in a shared revolutionary experiment.
Huge swathes of England outside of London voted to Leave the European Union, because of a feeling of exclusion that has been growing since Thatcher’s 1980s.
Jean Ross, co-president of National Nurses United, joins us to talk about the nursing strike in Minnesota. Plus: audio from NNU Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro’s People’s Summit speech on why we need to fight neoliberalism now.
On July 19, Dissent is hosting a special event for Solidarity Subscribers. Contributing editor Timothy Shenk will speak with historian Elizabeth Hinton about her important new book, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime. The conversation will be followed …
Omar Mateen’s horrific mass murder last week in Orlando and Donald Trump’s vicious campaign for president both signal an alarming return of sadism in American life.
In his new book Tribe, celebrated war correspondent Sebastian Junger argues that the primary source of our vets’ postwar difficulties is not trauma from the wars that we have asked them to fight, misguided as they may be. The vets’ biggest problem is American society.
Streets and workplaces in France have been roiling with protests against a reform that would threaten the country’s 35-hour work week. Jacobin editor Jonah Birch joins us to talk about what it means for labor.
China’s leaders remain determined to control the flow of information about sensitive subjects like the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4, 1989. But that doesn’t mean simply pretending they didn’t happen.