Minimum Wage Vote in Congress

Take Action Now. Chuck Collins from the Institute for Policy Studies, Inequality team, calls us to support legislation to raise the federal minimum wage.

Bullshit Jobs

In this review of David Graeber’s Bullshit Jobs, Miki Kashtan explains what bullshit jobs are and how they can help us understand “the rightward turn of so many voters around the world.”

What’s Wrong With Western ‘Progress’?: Challenges to Stephen Pinker and Nicholas Kristof

Charles Eisenstein and Jeremy Lent challenge the mainstream champion of the status quo Stephen Pinker and the NY Times columnist (and human rights advocate) Nicholas Kristof in their willingness to promote a view of the world that cheerily suggests that global capitalism is really doing great, despite all that we know to the contrary.

Sunday Suspense in Berlin

Victor Grossman observes: “Only one force is genuinely suited to exposing the lies and redirecting emotions away from attacks on the poorest victims and towards solidarity with them against the truly guilty forces on high. It is the Left.”