Articles in Socialism
A theory on the function of bullshit jobs: to maintain the illusion of meritocracy and to provide status and prestige for elites.
The left isn’t frightened of a debate. Our ideas are good enough to withstand challenge.
There is no one more dangerous than a political leader who is losing a war and possesses weapons of mass destruction.
Law professor Rosa Brooks became a reserve police officer and witnessed firsthand the systemic problems with policing.
Basic education should be both more practical and more intellectual.
Socialism is the most effective altruism. Who needs anything else? The repugnant philosophy of “Effective Altruism” offers nothing to movements for global justice.
Comic book stories shape and reaffirm cultural and political attitudes. We shouldn’t settle for the imperialist propaganda put out by the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
To be indebted means to lack freedom. That’s why elites melt down in response to Biden’s new plan to forgive $10k of student debt. They don’t want you to be free.
The media’s narrow focus on certain crimes obscures the horrors of the legal punishment system and deflects our attention away from the most impactful crimes, those of the rich and powerful.
The idea distracts us from the class war we’re actually in, and is a deeply misleading framework for understanding the real risks we face.
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