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Jacobin is a democratic socialist quarterly magazine based in New York offering American leftist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture. Its paid print circulation is 40,000 and its website draws more than a million and a half views a month as of 2019.[2] Noam Chomsky has called the magazine "a bright light in dark times"Source
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The US Political System Is to Blame for This Pandemic

The US Political System Is to Blame for This Pandemic

Our new print issue, “,” is out now.  Get a today.When historians ask why the United States became the world’s epicenter for the coronavirus, the temptation will be to blame it all on Donald Trump. After all, why wouldn’t they?Trump the National Security Council’s pandemic response team in 2018. He scrapped an early warning program for pandemics just three months before the current outbreak. Most of his appointees who had been on possible scenarios by outgoing Obama officials fell victim to his administration’s rate. And despite having been about the virus, not least in his , Trump played...

April 26, 2020
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David Harvey: We Need a Collective Response to the Collective Dilemma of Coronavirus

David Harvey: We Need a Collective Response to the Collective Dilemma of Coronavirus

Our new print issue, “,” is out now.  Get a today.I write this in the midst of the in . It is a difficult time to know exactly how to respond to what is happening. Normally in a situation of this kind, would be out on the streets, demonstrating and agitating.Instead, I am in a frustrating position of personal isolation, at a moment when the time calls for collective forms of action. But as Karl Marx famously put it, we cannot make history under circumstances of our own choosing. So we have to figure out how best to make use of the opportunities we do have.My own circumstances are relatively...

April 26, 2020
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Is Prioritizing a Coronavirus Recovery for the Wealthy, Not Average Chicagoans

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Is Prioritizing a Coronavirus Recovery for the Wealthy, Not Average Chicagoans

Our spring issue, “,” is out now. !Our spring issue, “,” is out now. It features over 120 pages of beautiful illustrations and quality writing and analysis. !Lori Lightfoot portrayed herself in her 2019 run for mayor of Chicago as a progressive who would fight for all Chicagoans. Lightfoot’s COVID-19 recovery task force, which she rolled out on April 23 to plan the city’s economic recovery, was a chance to stay true to the progressive values she ran and was elected on by ensuring an equitable recovery for all Chicagoans, especially its black and brown working-class communities that have...

May 20, 2020
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The Spanish Right Wants to Create Another Venezuela

The Spanish Right Wants to Create Another Venezuela

Our spring issue, “,” is out now. !Our spring issue, “,” is out now. It features over 120 pages of beautiful illustrations and quality writing and analysis. !Spain has been one of the countries hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis. According to the World Health Organization, by mid-May Spain had the fifth-most cases and number of deaths, behind the United States, UK, Italy, and France. At that point, it had a confirmed 232,037 cases — and 28,628 deaths.But Spain has also been one of the countries where the pandemic has been most strongly politicized. The current government, made up of the...

June 8, 2020
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The Supreme Court Is Still Repeatedly Ruling in Favor of the Ultra-Wealthy

The Supreme Court Is Still Repeatedly Ruling in Favor of the Ultra-Wealthy

Our spring issue, “,” is out now. !Our spring issue, “,” is out now. It features over 120 pages of beautiful illustrations and quality writing and analysis. !Last week, the US Supreme Court issued two commendable rulings that may have seemed off-brand for a conservative judicial panel: in one , the court prevented President Trump from deporting the children of undocumented immigrants; in another , the court extended antidiscrimination protections to cover sexual orientation and gender identity.Progressives rightly lauded these civil rights victories, which dominated the headlines. But amid...

June 29, 2020
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Noam Chomsky: “Trump Is the Worst Criminal in History, Undeniably”

Noam Chomsky: “Trump Is the Worst Criminal in History, Undeniably”

Our spring issue, “,” is out now. !Our spring issue, “,” is out now. It features over 120 pages of beautiful illustrations and quality writing and analysis. !Interview byMichael BrooksNo public intellectual has been more influential over the last half century in the United States than Dr Noam Chomsky, the legendary linguist, political analyst, activist, and author of dozens of books. At ninety-one, he still maintains a tireless schedule of writing and interviews — including last week with Michael Brooks for the Michael Brooks Show.You can subscribe to the Michael Brooks Show on YouTube or...

June 23, 2020
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The Supreme Court Will Not Deliver Justice on Abortion Rights

The Supreme Court Will Not Deliver Justice on Abortion Rights

Our spring issue, “,” is out now. !Our spring issue, “,” is out now. It features over 120 pages of beautiful illustrations and quality writing and analysis. !Defying expectations, the Supreme Court narrowly a hyper-restrictive Louisiana abortion law on Monday. The court ruled 5 to 4 in that Louisiana can’t require abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, cutting off one avenue anti-abortion lawmakers had hoped to use to trample abortion access, while signaling it would view other restrictions more favorably in coming sessions.Yesterday’s ruling provides some relief...

July 1, 2020
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Silicon Valley’s Vast Data Collection Should Worry You More Than TikTok

Silicon Valley’s Vast Data Collection Should Worry You More Than TikTok

Our new issue – looking at what the Bernie campaigns accomplished and the work left to do – is out next month. !If a world historical crisis being mismanaged by a far-right leader weren’t bad enough, it now seems the government is coming for your beloved social media apps.Trump’s latest gambit to distract from his monumental mismanagement of the pandemic response is a threat to ban the social media app TikTok, a video sharing service with 800 million users across several continents, many of them teens and young adults.But Trump’s threat is more than the desperate flailing of a leader whose...

August 8, 2020
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Cori Bush on How She Took On the Political Establishment and Won

Cori Bush on How She Took On the Political Establishment and Won

Our new issue – looking at what the Bernie campaigns accomplished and the work left to do – is out next month. !Interview byMeagan DayThis Tuesday, Cori Bush unseated St Louis congressional incumbent Lacy Clay, who has represented the district for two decades and whose father Bill Clay represented it for three decades before him. Bush is a nurse who was a dedicated activist during the Ferguson uprising in 2014. She’s also an outspoken progressive whose campaign was endorsed by Bernie Sanders. In a nod to both those political lineages, she declared victory by of herself with her fist raised...

August 8, 2020
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Coronavirus Is Hammering the News Industry. Here’s How to Save It.

Coronavirus Is Hammering the News Industry. Here’s How to Save It.

Our new print issue, “,” is out now.  Get a today.The media landscape in the United States is increasingly grim. In recent weeks, have lost their jobs or had their hours and pay slashed. Newspaper chains are as pick over the remains. With advertising revenues decimated, local news outlets are hollowing out, silencing an important source of information when it’s needed most.But it’s important to understand that commercial journalism, , was collapsing long before COVID-19. The newspaper industry had already shed since the early 2000s. The virus, more an accelerant than a cause, simply kicked...

April 20, 2020
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