4 Articles by: Marcie Smith

Marcie Smith teaches in the department of economics at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She has a JD from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Common Nonsense

Extinction Rebellion’s cofounder Roger Hallam wants a mass revolt against climate change. But while his new book calls for activists to engage in “disruption” against politicians, it offers no blueprint for the workers who have the power to transform the economic structures that created our climate crisis.

Getting Gene Sharp Wrong

The legendary nonviolence theorist Gene Sharp wasn’t just a lonely scholar studying how political change happens. He was a Cold War defense intellectual whose ideas left a profound imprint on the way America wields power in the world.