Harvard is worried because people increasingly don’t seem to like capitalism. But elite universities and billionaires are part of the problem, not the solution.
Nicole M. Aschoff is on the editorial board at Jacobin and the author of The New Prophets of Capital.
Yes, it was absurd for Trump to suggest nominating Herman Cain to the Federal Reserve. But the Fed is already political — our goal should be to make it democratic.
The battle between the US and China over global hegemony has moved to the technological arena. But what we really need is a democratic digital commons.
For the first time in decades, a genuine opening for the Left has emerged. We must forge a new consensus.
Bernie Sanders is right: we need to rein in the big banks. But we shouldn't just break them up — we should socialize them.
Ursula Le Guin's masterful works pushed readers to expand their vision of what's possible.
The desire to radically challenge capitalism is widespread and growing. Naomi Klein’s new book is an important contribution to that project.
Looking back at the Pink Tide’s accomplishments, and the roots of its shortcomings.
Forget the first 100 days — Jacobin contributors weigh in on Trump's first 103.
The dismantling of autoworker gains was a class project, not the inevitable result of globalization.
Battles over Trump's candidacy reveal the tensions underlying the US-led global capitalist project.
Today and every day, we need a feminism of the 99%.
If we want people-centered development in the Global South, it will have to be led by strong left movements.
Facebook wants real names. Its users want a real public space.
Labeling the market natural and the state unnatural is a convenient fiction for those wedded to the status quo.
Just as the automobile defined the twentieth century, the smartphone is reshaping how we live and work today.
Class, race, and gender intersect on multiple levels — we know that. The challenge is to translate this into an emancipatory project.
The UAW needs to examine its history and remember where power comes from — rank-and-file workers.