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15 Minutes of Shame Has Nothing New to Say About Cancel Culture

15 Minutes of Shame Has Nothing New to Say About Cancel Culture

To its credit, the new Monica Lewinsky–produced documentary about cancel culture takes the issue seriously without turning it into a cultural war bludgeon. But it can’t imagine a solution that isn’t dangerous, like tech censorship. “I was patient zero of having my...

Jeremy Corbyn: Socialists Are Rebuilding Bolivia

Jeremy Corbyn: Socialists Are Rebuilding Bolivia

In 2019, a right-wing coup deposed Bolivia’s elected government. But the people fought back — and now the socialist government they elected in its place is more popular than ever. Bolivian president Luis Arce (L) and MAS party leader Evo Morales (R) honor the wiphala,...

Multilevel Marketing Scams Expose Capitalism’s Foundational Lie

Multilevel Marketing Scams Expose Capitalism’s Foundational Lie

Pyramid schemes aren’t a corruption of capitalism — they’re a microcosm of how the class system arbitrarily creates winners and losers while falsely promising opportunity for all. Mark and DeAnne Stidham, founders of multilevel marketing company LuLaRoe. (Amazon) Back...

Over Half of Households Are Having Trouble Paying Their Bills

Over Half of Households Are Having Trouble Paying Their Bills

Things may not be trending in the right direction for workers in the United States. Despite rising employment, US households are finding it harder to pay their bills. (Getty Images) Since April 2020, the Census Bureau, in collaboration with several other official...

The Anti-Politics and Anti-Comedy of Norm Macdonald

The Anti-Politics and Anti-Comedy of Norm Macdonald

From his early days honing his craft at comedy clubs in Canada to his later Saturday Night Live fame, Norm Macdonald was one of the most brilliant stand-up comedians of his generation. Norm Macdonald performs at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2009....

Don’t Give in to the Culture Industry’s Appeals to Nostalgia

In the midst of accelerating crises, the past can offer a comforting retreat. Over the last year, we’ve not only been living through a global pandemic unlike any we’ve seen in generations, but the effects of climate change have become even clearer, and the economy...

New York’s Future: Cuomoism Without Cuomo?

New York’s Future: Cuomoism Without Cuomo?

Few know his name, but Robert Mujica is one of New York State’s most powerful people: a neoliberal super-technocrat who long served as Andrew Cuomo’s right-hand man. Despite initially promising a clean break, Cuomo’s successor, Kathy Hochul, is signaling that Mujica...