Two new books from one of Europe’s most creative young thinkers show how Americans could — and should — get universal basic income, a 15-hour workweek and free immigration.
In our work to repair wrongs inherited from our country’s past, we should remember how one of history’s most zealous idealists, the French Revolutionary Robespierre, veered from reform into intolerance, with tragic results.
How did white supremacy get so ingrained in American society? You need to ask the antebellum South’s most famous advocate for slavery, John C. Calhoun.
An impressive figure in many ways, caving to peer pressure from slaveocrats forever made Robert E. Lee a villain, not a hero, in the American story.
The Green New Deal conjures up images of its promoters, AOC, Bernie and other progressive Democrats. If you’re a left voter, that’s a plus. Otherwise, not so much.
Naomi Klein’s latest book is a mix of reprints and new material but is worth reading for her takedown of those who say it’s too late to fight climate chaos.