In this summer’s New York state primaries, DSA’s Kristen Gonzalez defeated the Queens Democratic machine candidate in a 25-point blowout. She spoke with Jacobin about how she did it and what comes next as she joins the growing bloc of socialists in Albany.
Karthik Purushothaman is a poet and writer from Chennai, India, who lives in New Jersey. He has had poems, interviews & commentary in places such as Poetry Foundation, American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The Baffler, Jacobin, LA Review of Books, and The Wire. Find his Substack blog here.
Marxist historian Vijay Prashad talks about his new book Washington Bullets and the history of US-backed coups, from the post–World War II period to the recent successful right-wing coup in Bolivia.