Tag Archives: Bhaskar Sunkara

The left wing of the possible

In early December, I interviewed Bhaskar Sunkara, the founding editor of Jacobin magazine, about the Marxist magazine which he founded in 2010 at the age of 21.  (I meant to post this last month, but what with [insert holiday excuses … Continue reading

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Re-building America’s Welfare State

Cross-posted from Keystone Politics, where I’ll be guest-blogging while Jon is getting married.  Presidential elections focus our attention on the current parameters of political conversation, which doesn’t suit the left particularly well. How much does Obama differ from Romney on abortion … Continue reading

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