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The Class Struggle in France

The movement turns both towards the past, when animated by despair, fear about social security and the desire to withdraw into oneself, and toward the future, when motivated by a profound critique of income inequality and class.

In Search of the Promised Land: Hope and Despair in the Migrant Caravan

I found the migrant shelter at the end of a side street, in the shadow of the Basilica of the Virgin of Guadalupe.

Bolsonarism and “Frontier Capitalism”

The rise of Jair Bolsonaro and his political agenda—mixing economic ultraliberalism with racist, misogynistic, homophobic, xenophobic, and militaristic leanings (including the apology of dictatorship and torture)—provoked as much political unrest as theoretical helplessness.

In Conversation

Roots and Continuities of the Crisis: ADAM TOOZE with Pavlos Roufos

Adam Tooze’s book, Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crisis Changed the World has been one of the most-admired books on economics in recent years.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2019

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