Skip to main content

The MAGA storming of the Capitol is one year old. The attempted coup is still happening. The reshaping of the Republican Party as an insurrectionary force and the expansion of armed gangs aim to smash democracy. Please help us to inform, to mobilize and to inspire the forces of multi-racial, radical, inclusive democracy to defeat this threat in 2022.

 

Friday Nite Videos | December 10, 2021

Portside
Jordan Klepper vs. Anti-Vaxxers in SoCal. World Inequality Report 2022. Paper & Glue | Documentary. NDN Kars | Keith Secola. Snack Video Games | John Oliver.

World Inequality Report 2022

The Report, published Dec 7, 2021, presents up-to-date data on inequality worldwide. Global inequalities remain extremely pronounced: they are about as great today as they were at the peak of Western imperialism in the early 20th century.

Moral Policy = Good Economics

A Report by the Economic Policy Institute and the Poor People's Campaign Economic Policy Institute
Lifting up poor and working-class people—and our whole economy

Friday Nite Videos | November 5, 2021

Portside
How Wealth Inequality Spiraled Out of Control. "You Better Not F*ck in Texas": Abortion Ban Protest Song. Homelessness | John Oliver. Four Seasons Total Documentary. The Q Files: JFK Jr. Fails to Appear at the Rolling Stones Concert.

Pandemic Aid Programs Spur a Record Drop in Poverty

Jason DeParle New York Times
The most comprehensive study yet of the federal response to the pandemic shows huge but temporary benefits for the poor — and helps frame a larger debate over the role of government.

Friday Nite Videos | April 9, 2021

Portside
The “Dark Money” Playbook. Nina Simone | Backlash Blues. How a Billionaire Team Owner Pays a Lower Tax Rate Than LeBron James. What’s in the 4% of Our DNA That Makes Us Different From Chimps? Debunking the Myth of the Lost Cause.

books

Red Flag over the White House?

Benjamin Kunkel New Left Review
In left history, the two poles of “reform” and “revolution” are often counterpoised, and for good reason. In the book under review, the author tries to square the circle. The reviewer critically but comradely weighs the author’s successes.
Subscribe to Income Inequality