Over a long career as a public intellectual, Charles Mills used his gut-punching wit and moral clarity in defense of racial justice.
Though the occupation didn’t last long, it shaped many subsequent campaigns and movements, including in organized labor.
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Huey Newton’s shifting political analysis illuminates both the limits and the ongoing relevance of the radicalism of the Black Panther era.
In Humane, historian Samuel Moyn argues that efforts to make U.S. wartime conduct less brutal have helped pave the way for a policy of permanent armed counterterrorism.
Occupy Wall Street was the critical event in the formation of a novel anticapitalist intellectual milieu.
With millions of participants flooding the streets of Nigerian cities and towns, it was the largest Occupy movement in the world. Yet ten years later, little has been written about Occupy Nigeria.
Ten years on, Occupy’s demands have shaken off their aura of eccentricity. But there’s far less hope about the utopian possibilities of enabling everyone to speak at once.
The radical agenda set by the debtors’ campaigns that emerged from Occupy Wall Street have slowly reshaped Democratic Party politics.
Strike Debt’s insistence that debtors “owe each other everything and owe Wall Street nothing” remains a potent rebuke to a financial system dependent on the narrative of individual responsibility and personal fault.
National security reporter Spencer Ackerman explains how the War on Terror laid the groundwork for Trump.
This summer, two popular bills to democratize New York’s energy system died in the state legislature. A revived campaign will need both sympathetic legislators and the direct action tactics of social movements.