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The Struggle for a Decent Politics: On “Liberal” as an Adjective

Mario Clemens LSE Review of Books
In this new book, writes reviewer Clemens, author Walzer "muses on the evolution of the word liberal, from indicating a fixed ideology to signifying a ‘universal’ set of values that can be attached to a diverse array of political projects."

Have Any of Karl Marx’s Critics Today Actually Read Him?

Ben Burgis Jacobin
The Right never seems to stop talking about “Marxism” and its wily tricks. But for all their denunciations, conservative pundits really just keep proving they don’t even know the basics of Karl Marx’s thought.

The GOP Vote Thieves Strike Again

Thom Hartmann The Hartmann Report
Republicans know the only way they can continue to hold onto national power — and even keep their control over states like Texas, Georgia, and Florida — is by making it difficult to register and vote…

Common Good a Big Subject in Oakland Schools Strike

Daria Marcantonio Kieffer and Micaela Morse Labor Notes
Eighty-eight percent of teachers had voted to strike, after it became clear that our demands were not being taken seriously at the negotiating table. “Teachers feel disrespected and fed up.” said Sarah Wheels, a fifth-grade teacher.