A series of strikes has been authorized in major sectors of the American economy. What is the role of the strike in left politics? These titles tackle this question from both a historical and theoretical perspective.
Appalachia has the highest concentration of white poverty in the nation. Now in 2020, years after Vance, Hochschild, and 'the Red State Revolt', Tarence Ray provides a new view from the heart of so-called "Trump Country."
Throughout 2020 the notion of a homogenous Latinx voting bloc has become untenable, with fractures deepening along lines of race, region, and class position. What's next for a voting bloc that was supposed to be the future of American democracy?
Adam Shatz's classic profile of Mike Davis from 1997. Shatz touches on the writing and success of City of Quartz, Davis's time working at New Left Review, and his general refusal to uncritically follow the postmodern trends of class-skeptical left intellectual life into the late 20th century.
A reading list of US politics books on what to learn from the Bernie Sanders campaign, the legacy of Henry Wallace, the emotion driving members of the US Communist Party in the mid twentieth century and more.