Empire in the Philippines with Rick Baldoz

US empire in the Philippines, Filipino migration, labor organizing in the fields, and the nativist campaign for Asian exclusion. Dan interviews Rick Baldoz on his remarkable book The Third Asiatic …

We Need the PRO Act with Jimmy Williams

Why we need the PRO Act with Jimmy Williams, General Vice President of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades. Sign up to join DSA’s PRO Act phonebank actionnetwork.org/forms/proactphonebank …

The Social Question with Gabriel Winant

Dan interviews historian and essayist Gabriel Winant on the social worlds that make US politics and how that sociality is rooted in the economy, carceral state, social media, religion, and …

Mike Davis on Prisoners of the American Dream

Mike Davis on his classic book about why the US has long lacked strong socialist and labor politics. One recurrent answer: racism. Read Dan’s essay on the moment: jacobinmag.com/2020/06/donald-trump-war-american-democracy-riots-coronavirus Not …

Worker Freedom with Alex Gourevitch

Dan interviews Alex Gourevitch about how 19th century US labor radicals remade the idea of freedom into a principle of working-class social transformation. If you want more on the debate …

Strike! with Jane McAlevey

The strike is back, and big time. Teachers in particular have been walking off the job not only to demand higher wages but also to fight for an end to …