Fascism

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

John James Audubon wood cutting

Green Rationales for Harsher Immigration Policies Are Nothing New Green Rationales for Harsher Immigration Policies Are Nothing New

White supremacists adopt the language of environmentalism to push both grotesque anti-immigrant bigotry and a broader, unnerving far-right agenda.

May 1, 2023 / Stan Cox

A black and white photo of a young Hannah Arendt lounging.

Hannah Arendt Was Really a Prophet Against Conformity Hannah Arendt Was Really a Prophet Against Conformity

To the question of how totalitarian methods could ever draw the compliance of free citizens, she replied: through the enchantment of success.

Jan 9, 2023 / Column / David Bromwich

Giorgia Meloni waves to from a stage.

Giorgia Meloni’s Bootstrap Ideology Giorgia Meloni’s Bootstrap Ideology

The new Italian government’s culture war looks less like populism of the right and more like the same old blaming of capitalism’s victims.

Jan 2, 2023 / David Broder

The Radical Internationalism of the Spanish Civil War

The Radical Internationalism of the Spanish Civil War The Radical Internationalism of the Spanish Civil War

A new graphic history charts the exploits of those Americans serving in the war’s International Brigades.

Dec 14, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Bill Fletcher Jr.

Representative Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) speaks during a press conference at the US Capitol, standing alongside Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).

American Authoritarianism Isn’t Going Away American Authoritarianism Isn’t Going Away

Neither the failure of the January 6 insurrection nor the disappointments suffered in the midterm elections have deterred the ambitions of the GOP’s fanatics.

Dec 1, 2022 / Clarence Lusane

The Disturbing World of the New GOP

The Disturbing World of the New GOP The Disturbing World of the New GOP

The 2022 midterms saw the Republican Party complete its devolution into a party that has fully abandoned its conscience.

Nov 28, 2022 / Feature / John Nichols

Donald Trump baseball bat

America’s Political Crisis Goes Beyond Trump America’s Political Crisis Goes Beyond Trump

Given the startling proliferation of illiberal and antidemocratic tendencies in the American polity, how should we rate the health of our own liberal democracy?

Nov 18, 2022 / Andrew J. Bacevich

Russian girls laughing

Russia Hating: A Study of the News—and Views—We Find Fit to Print Russia Hating: A Study of the News—and Views—We Find Fit to Print

Journalists and professors who have called Russia a fascist country are playing a poisonous game.

Oct 31, 2022 / Column / David Bromwich

Noam Chomsky

“The Class War Never Ends, the Master Never Relents”: An Interview With Noam Chomsky “The Class War Never Ends, the Master Never Relents”: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

David Barsamian talks to Noam Chomsky about fighting for a better future in dark times.

Oct 11, 2022 / David Barsamian and Noam Chomsky

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