The Ruling Class with Doug Henwood

Who governs? Upon closer inspection, the composition of the ruling class has undergone huge changes that are driving this political moment. Dan interviews Doug Henwood, the author of “Take Me …

Big Ship Capitalism with Laleh Khalili

Dan interviews Laleh Khalili on Sinews of War and Trade: Shipping and Capitalism in the Arabian Peninsula. The Suez Canal, the colonial roots of contemporary maritime trade, Aden dock worker …

Black Left with Charisse Burden-Stelly

Dan interviews Charisse Burden-Stelly on racial capitalism, the history of the US Black left, and the US government’s Red Scare attacks on Black radicals. Read Burden-Stelly’s work Modern U.S. Racial …

Don’t Blame Robots with Aaron Benanav

Dan interviews Aaron Benanav, who argues that the problem isn’t that robots are stealing our jobs but rather that capitalist growth is finding its limits and making jobs worse. Read …

Capitalism with Michael Hardt

An interview on how the transformation of capitalism has changed the possibilities for anti-capitalist struggle with Michael Hardt, co-author with Antonio Negri of Assembly. Read Dan’s essay on the 20th …