The City of Blind Windows
The secret of New York is that it is held together with duct tape and screaming. Is the city so far gone that we can never get it back?
Mexico’s Ejido Experiment
Richard Velázquez Perales shows how Mexico’s ejidos offer more liberated relations of agrarian production but cannot alone resolve rural inequalities which predate, but were magnified by, neoliberal reforms.
Revolution in Our Lifetime
Phil Kaplan reviews M.E. Obrien and Eman Abdelhadi’s Everything for Everyone, a speculative oral history of the struggle for the New York Commune.
Critical Limits of the “New” History of Capitalism
James Parisot critically engages Jonathan Levy’s new history of American capitalism. What are the politics of the so-called “new history of capitalism”?
Israel’s Antisemitism Ruse
In claiming victimhood Israel follows upon and extends racist settler logics. Yet we are beginning to see beyond this classic ruse.
Thinking alongside Ronald Suny’s magnum opus, Bryan Gigantino writes about the politics of remembering Stalin in Georgia and the fate of that country after the fall of the USSR.
Robert Ovetz critically engages Christian Parenti’s latest book Radical Hamilton: Economic Lessons from a Misunderstood Founder.