As Trump careens toward a war with Iran, he’s managed to prove one thing: any country that’s the target of US hostility would be crazy not to acquire nuclear weapons.
Branko Marcetic is a Jacobin staff writer. He lives in Toronto, Canada.
Today’s version of Mother’s Day is a festival of greeting cards and commercial kitsch. But it began as a radical campaign against militarism and brutality.
Russiagate hysteria is already being used to push Trump into an act of armed aggression against Venezuela. It's a disastrous result of a pointless delusion.
As media and political figures cheer on regime change for the sake of the Venezuelan people, they say nothing about the sanctions that are killing ordinary Venezuelans.
Joe Biden just announced his candidacy for president. Of all the terrible candidates vying for the Democratic nomination, he is the worst.
Israel regularly violates human rights, murders journalists, and is now becoming part of a global far-right alliance. Cutting aid to the country should be “on the table” — to say the least.
The Democrats’ treatment of Ilhan Omar isn’t just shameful. It feeds into the rhetoric of the global far right.
With the Julian Assange indictment, the Trump administration is launching its boldest attack on press freedom yet. And the #Resistance is cheering it on.
Eight years ago, liberals cheered as the Obama administration deposed an autocrat in Libya. The result was mayhem and chaos — and now they want to do the same in Venezuela.
Joe Biden has a bad past in all sorts of ways. Here's another one: he spent his career helping build the very deportation state now in Trump’s hands.
With the end of Mueller’s inquiry, our long, national hallucination is finally over. But the damage done by neocons and liberal conspiracy theorists is just beginning.
The horrors in Christchurch remind us we’ve ignored the threat from extremists flirted with by the “mainstream” right for too long. If we resist them, they won't win.
The people who died in last Sunday’s plane crash were not just killed by Boeing. Their deaths stemmed from an ideology that puts business interests above human life.
The oldest refrain of the Right is that socialism leads to tyranny. Yet for the last four decades, it’s neoliberalism that’s been inching us closer to a police state.
Mainstream commentators have been fretting over Donald Trump’s hostile rhetoric towards the media. But Chelsea Manning's recent jailing shows that there are much graver threats to press freedom happening right under their noses.
The Democrats like to trumpet their commitment to group representation and multicultural sensitivity. But they’re happy to throw those principles overboard if it will help them attack the Left.
The filibuster has been a tool of reaction since its inception. We should abolish it.
Bernie’s a Russian sympathizer... If only John McCain were still around. Hillary Clinton seems determined to prove that she’s living in a fantasy world of her own creation.
According to the UN, Israeli forces deliberately killed two journalists in Gaza. But don't expect the same establishment that rightly fumed over Jamal Khashoggi's murder to call out Israel.
In a new book, Rebecca Burns and David Dyen document Steve Mnuchin's charmed, care-free life of looting. The tragedy is, there's more than one of him.