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    • Insurgent Politics against Authoritarian Neoliberalism

      Insurgent Politics against Authoritarian Neoliberalism

      by Alessandro De Giorgi* In a much-quoted segment from the Prison Notebooks, Italian communist intellectual Antonio Gramsci outlined his famous definition of a crisis of hegemony: If the ruling class has lost its consensus, i.e., is no longer “leading” but… Read More »
    • Obamacare Survives but Its Future Remains Uncertain

      Obamacare Survives but Its Future Remains Uncertain

      by Tom Bodenheimer* March 24, 2017 marked seven years and one day since the signing of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) into law on March 23, 2010. On that seventh anniversary, House Speaker Paul Ryan abandoned the Republican plan to repeal… Read More »
    • Trump, DeVos, and the Future of Education

      Trump, DeVos, and the Future of Education

      by Sylvia Mac* Since announcing his campaign, Trump has used a rhetoric that has proven to be divisive and harmful in very real ways to black and brown, immigrant, and LGBTQ students across the country. The days after his election… Read More »
    • Trumpism, 21st-Century Fascism, and the Dictatorship of the Transnational Capitalist Class

      Trumpism, 21st-Century Fascism, and the Dictatorship of the Transnational Capitalist Class

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by William I. Robinson* Donald Trump is a member of the transnational capitalist class (TCC).… Read More »
    • Study for Struggle: Weaponizing Theory for the Fights Ahead

      Study for Struggle: Weaponizing Theory for the Fights Ahead

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Rachel Herzing & Isaac Ontiveros* The election of Donald Trump to the office of President… Read More »
    • Trump’s Health Care Agenda

      Trump’s Health Care Agenda

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Thomas Bodenheimer* The nomination of Tom Price to be Secretary of Health and Human… Read More »
    • Gender and Trump

      Gender and Trump

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Carol C. Mukhopadhyay* The 2016 election truly set a precedent for gender politics. The… Read More »
    • Latin America vs. Trump

      Latin America vs. Trump

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Clifford Welch* The new year had barely begun when the sting of a yet-to-be-installed… Read More »
    • Some Aspects of the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy

      Some Aspects of the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Gregory Shank* In 2016, Donald Trump’s right-wing populism splintered the coalition constituting the Republican… Read More »
    • Death by a Thousand Budget Cuts: The Need for a New Fight for Poor People’s Rights

      Death by a Thousand Budget Cuts: The Need for a New Fight for Poor People’s Rights

      This post is part of a series on the possible impacts of Trump’s election on a variety of social justice issues. Click here to read more. • • • by Tina Sacks* You’re living in your poverty, your schools are no good, you have… Read More »
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