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Atari Democrats

Lily Geismer, Jacobin, 02/08/2016


America Is Suffering a Crisis of Imagination

Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Time, 02/24/2016


The Real Difference Between Hillary and Bernie

Jamelle Bouie, Slate, 03/07/2016


How the Other Fifth Lives

Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times, 04/27/2016


Feminism at the Polls

Liza Featherstone, Dissent, 06/2016


Bad Moon Rising: Here we are in the desert of moderate liberalism. The storm has hit, and nobody was prepared

Laurie Penny, 07/26/2016


American Horror Story: I went backstage at the biggest political show on earth—and found America telling stories about itself

Laurie Penny, 07/28/2016


How A Decision In May Changed The General Election

Ruby Cramer, Buzzfeed, 09/22/2016


How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul

Matt Stoller, The Atlantic, 10/24/2016


What I learned after 100,000 miles on the road talking to Trump supporters

Chris Arnade, The Guardian, 11/03/2016


Autocracy: Rules for Survival

Masha Gessen, The New York Review of Books, 11/10/2016


The Other Buffett Rule: Or why better billionaires will never save us 

Alex Cuadros, The Baffler, 12/06/2016


Obama's Mistake: Politics is about power. When we lose sight of that, we lose

Ezekiel Kweku, MTV News, 01/11/2017


Liberal Fan Fiction

Ezekiel Kweku, MTV News, 02/07/2017


The Hamilton Hustle: Why liberals have embraced our most dangerously reactionary founder 

Matt Stoller, The Baffler, 03/07/2017


The United States of Work

Miya Tokumitsu, The New Republic, 04/18/2017


How political nuance could save America

Sarah Smarsh, The Guardian, 04/25/2017


Race to the Bottom: How the post-racial revolution became a whitewash

Kimberlé Crenshaw, The Baffler, 06/06/2017


How Liberals Fell in Love with The West Wing

Luke Savage, Current Affairs, 06/07/2017


The Seven Trends behind the Global Rise of Populism

Iyad El-Baghdadi and Ahmed Gatnash, Islam & Liberty, 07/01/2017


Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world

Stephen Metalf, The Guardian, 08/18/2017


Lords of Misrule: How the legal profession became Wall Street’s helpmeet

Matt Stoller, The Baffler, 09/05/2017


Racism May Have Gotten Us Into This Mess, But Identity Politics Can’t Get Us Out

Briahna Joy Gray, New York Magazine, 11/13/2017


The Shark and the Hound: America’s long history of predatory lending

Meagan Day, The Baffler, 12/01/2017


Destruction Of Black Wealth During The Obama Presidency

Ryan Cooper and Matt Bruenig, The People's Policy Project, 12/07/2017


Generation Screwed: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression

Michael Hobbes, Highline, 12/15/2017


The Biggest Secret: My Life as a New York Times Reporter in the Shadow of the War on Terror

James Risen, The Intercept, 01/03/2018


Martin Luther King’s Radical Anti-Capitalism

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, The Paris Review, 01/15/2018


The Market Can't Solve a Massacre

Patrick Blanchfield, Splinter News, 03/14/2018


Dispatches from the American Gray Zone: Cultural denial in an era of global civil war

Jonathon Sturgeon, The Baffler, 05/01/2018


Candidates Who Signed Up to Battle Donald Trump Must Get Past the Democratic Party First

Ryan Grim and Lee Fang, The Intercept, 05/15/2018


In New York, Women are Taking on the New York Machine. But EMILY's List is Staying on the Sidelines

Ryan Grim, Aída Chávez, Briahna Gray, The Intercept, 06/26/2018


Been Down So Long It Looks Like Debt to Me: An American family’s struggle for student loan redemption

M.H. Miller, The Baffler, 07/03/2018


Privatizing Poverty: How the poor became an alien population

Kim Phillips-Fein, The Baffler, 07/03/2018


Beware the Race Reductionist

Briahna Joy Gray, The Intercept, 08/26/2018


Bridges to Nowhere: On liberal dreams of a more imperfect union

Nathaniel Friedman, The Baffler, 09/04/2018


How Real Estate Segregated America

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Dissent, 09/2018




Select podcast episodes and Events


On the Media: Busted: America's Poverty Myths, 09/28/2016


Chapo Trap House: Episode 58: We Live in The Zone Now, 11/12/2016


Chapo Trap House: Episode 65: No Future feat. Adam Curtis, 12/12/2016


The Anti-Inauguration: Building Resistance in the Trump Era

Naomi Klein, Anand Gopal, Jeremy Scahill, Owen Jones, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Hosted by Jacobin, Haymarket Books, and Verso Books, 01/20/2017


The Dig with Daniel Denvir: Mark Blyth on How Austerity Brought Us Donald Trump, 04/14/2017


Chapo Trap House: Episode 97: Hollywood Upstairs Medical College feat. Tim Faust, 04/16/2017


Citations Needed: Episode 05: Purging Socialists of Color From History, 08/02/2017


Citations Needed: Episode 15: The Real Estate Page As Colonial Dispatch, 11/08/2017


Chapo Trap House: Episode 164: The Deficit Rag, 12/04/2017


Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill: Professor David Harvey on Trump, Wall Street, and Debt Peonage, 01/21/2018


Chapo Trap House: Episode 184: The United States of Care Lords feat. Dino Guastella, 02/11/2018


Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill: Covert History, Revolutionary Hip-Hop, and the Politics of Empire (Interview with professor Alfred McCoy), 03/07/2018


Citations Needed, Episode 40: The Civility Fetish, 03/13/2018


Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill: Legacy of Blood—The 55-Year U.S. War Against Iraqis, 03/21/2018


Citations Needed: Episode 33: Liberals' Obsession with the Phantom Reasonable Republican, 04/11/2018


Chapo Trap House: Episode 215: In Conclusion, Palestine is a Land of Contrasts feat. @Intifadarling, 05/23/2018


Citations Needed: Episode 42:'Populism' - The Media’s Favorite Catch-All Smear for the Left, 06/27/2018


Chapo Trap House: Episode 225: The Poster's Crusade, 07/06/2018


Citations Needed: Episode 45: The Not-So-Benevolent Billionaire—Bill Gates and Western Media, 07/25/2018




Select Books


The Reactionary Mind: Conservatism from Edmund Burke to Donald Trump (second edition), Corey Robin


Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy, Chris Hayes


Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt, Sarah Jaffe


Listen, Liberal: or, Whatever Happened to the Party of the People?, Thomas Frank