As Republicans ram through a Supreme Court nominee appointed by a president who lost the popular vote, the anti-democratic rule of the judiciary is on full display.
Jacob Hamburger is a writer and an editor of Tocqueville 21, a Franco-American blog about contemporary democracy. He is also currently pursuing a JD at the University of Chicago Law School, and plans to practice criminal and immigration defense.
A new Netflix series puts the evils of Donald Trump’s ICE on full display. The solution to such blatant cruelty isn’t to return to Barack Obama’s deportation-happy approach, but to finally construct a humane immigration system that isn’t tied to the carceral state.
After the Florida Supreme Court upheld the state’s modern-day “poll tax” this week, right-wing governor Ron DeSantis gloated that “voting is a privilege.” He’s wrong — and socialists should be at the forefront of fighting for democratic rights.
Matt Taibbi on Noam Chomsky’s classic book Manufacturing Consent and how commercial imperatives still squelch an adversarial press.
France’s neoliberal golden boy is now flirting with religious identity politics.
The European debate on populism brings the Left’s fundamental identity into question.
“Family values” and neoliberal capitalism are supposed to be enemies. A new book begs to differ.