The Realigners: An Interview with Waleed Shahid of Justice Democrats

Social movements are winning in the arena of public opinion. Now they need champions in places of power who can fight for their demands. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

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By admin On Saturday, January 25th, 2020
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Belabored Podcast #192: Unions for All, with SEIU Local 26

Why is the labor movement in Minnesota thriving? SEIU Local 26 joins us to talk about the Twin Cities’ robust network of grassroots worker centers and unions. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Friday, January 24th, 2020
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The Private Life of Empire

In her new memoir, Hazel Carby uses her family’s history to uncover the intimate side of the British Empire. Reckoning with its legacies will be the only way to move beyond them. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Year One of AMLO’s Mexico

When AMLO took office there was a sense of hope, enthusiasm, and renewal. Today, there is a growing sense of unease about whether his administration can deliver the changes that Mexicans so desperately need. Dissent More...

By admin On Saturday, January 18th, 2020
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Why Anti-Semitism Is on the Rise in the United States

During the past decade, social media has amplified the voices of white supremacists and anti-Semites, but it is Trump who has lent them legitimacy and emboldened them to come out of the shadows. Dissent MagazineDissent More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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The Court Is Not Your Friend

Progressives have little to lose and much to gain by leaving juristocracy to the enemies of democracy. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020
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It’s Party Time

If socialists don’t engage with the Democratic Party, its apparatus will continually be turned on them. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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We Need an Insurgent Mass Movement

Trumpian nativism promotes whiteness as the basis for solidarity. Our response must demonstrate how freedom for one depends on freedom for all. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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The Municipalist Moment

Movements on the left are increasingly looking to build power at the local level. The question is how we can leverage municipal gains to transform the system at expanding scales. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Belabored Podcast #191: A Mass Strike Against Macron, with Colin Kinniburgh

Workers across France have been on strike over pension reforms for six weeks. Dissent editor at large Colin Kinniburgh joins us from Paris. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...