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The Coup in Chile by Ralph Miliband

“How the reasonable men of capitalism orchestrated horror in Chile 42 years ago today.” via re-print in Jacobin What happened in Chile on September 11, 1973 did not suddenly reveal anything new about the ways in which men of power … Continue reading

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The Poverty of Culture – Birch/Heidman

“Like so many other “zombie ideas” in our current moment, the culture of poverty narrative persists not because of its success in explaining reality, but in spite of it. What it does succeed in doing is providing an explanation of … Continue reading

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Universalizing Settler Liberty: Jacobin Interview

Originally published on Jacobin by Nikhil Pal Singh interviewing Aziz Rana America is best understood not as the first post-colonial republic, but as an expansionist nation built on slavery and native expropriation. Over the last decade, interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere have led … Continue reading

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Do what you love mantra: Capitalist optimism in hindsight.

“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life! Before succumbing to the intoxicating warmth of that promise, it’s critical to ask, “Who, exactly, benefits from making work feel like non-work?” “Why should workers feel as … Continue reading

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