Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins runs a regular interview series with The Nation. He is an assistant professor in the College of Social Studies at Wesleyan University and is writing a book for Yale University Press titled Impossible Peace, Improbable War: Raymond Aron and World Order.

Common Sense Fiscal Policy or Austerity by Another Name?

Common Sense Fiscal Policy or Austerity by Another Name? Common Sense Fiscal Policy or Austerity by Another Name?

An interview with Clara E. Mattei about how liberal economists help quash working class movements and her new book The Capital Order. 

Jul 18, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Another Side of W.E.B. Du Bois

Another Side of W.E.B. Du Bois Another Side of W.E.B. Du Bois

A conversation with Adom Getachew and Jennifer Pitts about Du Bois's thinking on imperialism, transnational solidarity, and their recent collection, W.E.B. Du Bois: International T...

May 10, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Christianity’s Place in the Left and the Right

Christianity’s Place in the Left and the Right Christianity’s Place in the Left and the Right

A conversation with historian David Hollinger about the rise of evangelicalism, the decline of mainline Protestantism, and if the country has truly become more secular.

Mar 29, 2023 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Is “The Dig” the Most Important Podcast on the Left?

Is “The Dig” the Most Important Podcast on the Left? Is “The Dig” the Most Important Podcast on the Left?

A conversation with Daniel Denvir about how his podcast became an essential feature of a radical education, the challenges facing leftist organizers, and much more.

Feb 9, 2023 / Back Page / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Members of the League of Nations looking over their shoulders during an assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, 1920

The Long, Bitter History of Globalism The Long, Bitter History of Globalism

A conversation with Tara Zahra about the early-20th-century origins of globalism, how debates over a globalized world have morphed across a century, and her new book, Against the W...

Jan 31, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Was the True Meaning of Capitalism Forgotten?

Was the True Meaning of Capitalism Forgotten? Was the True Meaning of Capitalism Forgotten?

A conversation with historian Michael Sonenscher about the tricky task of defining capitalism and his new book, Capitalism: The Story Behind the Word. 

Jan 18, 2023 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

The Contradictions of Adam Smith

The Contradictions of Adam Smith The Contradictions of Adam Smith

A conversation with Glory Liu about the thinker's influence on American politics, the many ways his work has been misunderstood, and why we remember Smith as a champion of capitali...

Dec 14, 2022 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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How a Defender of American Empire Became a Dissenter How a Defender of American Empire Became a Dissenter

A conversation with Lyle Jeremy Rubin about the complicated ideology of the marine corps, America's obsession with war, and his new memoir Pain Is Weakness Leaving the Body.  

Nov 17, 2022 / Q&A / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

Cash Is Never Neutral: A Conversation on the Politics of Money

Cash Is Never Neutral: A Conversation on the Politics of Money Cash Is Never Neutral: A Conversation on the Politics of Money

Stefan Eich talks to The Nation about the role monetary policy plays in crisis, if money can be turned into a more democratic tool, and his new book, The Currency of Politics.

Oct 10, 2022 / Highlights / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank The Rotten Roots of the IMF and the World Bank

A conversation with Jamie Martin about the imperial origins of the world’s economic governance, imagining an alternative to these institutions, and his new book, The Meddlers.

Jun 15, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

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