In this episode, we sat down with Christian Parenti to discuss climate change and our current political and economic landscape.
We asked Parenti what it was like to straddle the realm between academia and journalism; prospects of climate catastrophe; climate change and climate justice; and the role of both politics and the state in any real solutions for a way forward.Read more
Like with most of the rhetoric that characterizes the Trump agenda, George Orwell’s concept of “doublethink” is particularly exemplified in the recent passage of the GOP's tax plan under the guise of "reform."Read more
Left Out, a monthly podcast produced by Michael Palmieri, Dante Dallavalle, and Paul Sliker, creates in-depth conversations with the most interesting political thinkers, heterodox economists, and organizers on the Left.
In this episode, we speak with David Harvey about his latest book, Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason, as well as what the Left most focus on to effectively organize for a better economy and society.Read more
Inequality in the United States is now so obscene that it’s impossible, even for mainstream economists, to avoid the issue of surplus.Read more
Less than two week's out from NYC's local 2017 elections, Jabari Brisport — a DSA-endorsed, Green Party candidate for Brooklyn's 35th District — has a real shot to become the only socialist candidate on New York's City Council.
We caught up with Jabari to discuss his bold ideas for the city, why he wants a "worker-owned economy," and much more.Read more
After a decade of crisis and another decade of growth the cooperative sector is finally being given the attention it deserves. But its impact does not reside purely in the numbers that mainstream economic analysis provides.Read more
Richard Thaler’s work and the work of most behavioral economists focuses on the limits to individual rationality and not on the perverse incentives and structures that plague contemporary capitalism.Read more
Subsidizing Corporate America has been a policy of both parties, at every level of government, for decades. If politicians really cared about the livelihoods of working people, they would support enterprises that are owned and democratically-governed by their members.Read more
It should be clear to all that finance has been fundamentally transformed since Adam Smith’s day, from a highway that was supposed to serve us into a master that we serve.Read more
Charter/Spectrum is already a bloated cable behemoth building toward monopoly. Now it wants to crush the union.Read more