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William A. Ackman attends the Pershing Square Sohn Prize 2023 Award and Tenth Anniversary Dinner at Manhatta on May 18, 2023, in New York City.

Meet William Ackman, America’s Most Entitled Donor Meet William Ackman, America’s Most Entitled Donor

The hedge-fund activist’s attacks on Harvard and Claudine Gay have gotten much notice; less attention has been paid to the toll his financial activities have taken on the country....

Jan 8, 2024 / Michael Massing

Republican presidential candidate and former US president Donald Trump speaks to guest at a cam

More Democracy, Not the Courts, Will Defeat Trump’s Authoritarianism More Democracy, Not the Courts, Will Defeat Trump’s Authoritarianism

The pursuit of legal liberalism is a distraction from mobilizing a majority coalition against a would-be dictator.

Dec 29, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Doddering

Doddering Doddering

Old fool!

Dec 27, 2023 / OppArt / Jack Ohman

Shawn Fain, president of the United Automobile Workers, joins lawmakers at a press conference calling for a cease-fire in the Middle East outside of the Capitol on December 14, 2023.

Shawn Fain’s New Year’s Resolution Is to Lay the Ground for a National Strike Shawn Fain’s New Year’s Resolution Is to Lay the Ground for a National Strike

By having contracts with all the Big Three automakers expire on May Day, 2028, the UAW president also issued a challenge to the labor movement. Will his union be ready to meet it?...

Dec 28, 2023 / Jonathan Rosenblum

The Medieval-ness of Mark Zuckerberg

The Medieval-ness of Mark Zuckerberg The Medieval-ness of Mark Zuckerberg

There’s something very feudal about his massive doomsday bunker.

Dec 22, 2023 / Kate Wagner

Murray Bookchin (left) and Murray Rothbard.

The 2 Murrays and the Age of Pretend Anarchy The 2 Murrays and the Age of Pretend Anarchy

The strange global influence of anarcho-capitalism.

Dec 15, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Brandon Mancilla (center) with Ray Jensen Jr., UAW Region 9 Assistant Director (left) and UAW member Donald Foster.

A Night at the Movies With Brandon Mancilla A Night at the Movies With Brandon Mancilla

The new director of UAW Region 9A is part of a wave of young, politically active labor leaders organizing for a future where union power transcends borders.

Dec 14, 2023 / Off the Clock / Alex Press

Donald Trump and Nikki Haley, oval office 2018

Nikki Haley’s Fake Moderation Should Fool No One Nikki Haley’s Fake Moderation Should Fool No One

The favorite of plutocrats and the mainstream media is running a deeply deceptive campaign.

Dec 8, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Home care workers rally at New York’s City Hall on October 18.

Ban the 24-Hour Workday! Ban the 24-Hour Workday!

In some states—New York is one of them—it is still legal to hire someone for a 24-hour shift, but to only pay them for a fraction of those hours.

Nov 29, 2023 / Dawn Kikel

Pierre Omidyar, the chairman and founder of eBay, looks on during the final session of the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York, on September 23, 2010.

Why “Liberal” Donors Love Giving Money to the Extreme Right Why “Liberal” Donors Love Giving Money to the Extreme Right

Many purportedly progressive plutocrats turn reactionary on Israel and labor.

Nov 24, 2023 / Jeet Heer

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