The Sanders Phenomenon and Socialism in the United States

This is the English version of an article I wrote in the January-February issue of Nueva Sociedad in Argentina on the Sanders election, the socialist tradition in American presidential campaigns, and the question of running (and serving) as a socialist in a neoliberal party. It was written in November, when the Sanders campaign had less momentum than it … Continue reading The Sanders Phenomenon and Socialism in the United States

Keywords for the Age of Austerity 25 3/4: “Residences”

If you read the print edition of the New York Times and open the weekend magazine, you are immediately greeted with the guillotine-bait that is the real-estate ads in the opening pages. Sandwiched between the table of contents and the Patek Phillippe ad, these advertisements pitch "residences" to the highest end of the Manhattan (and occasionally … Continue reading Keywords for the Age of Austerity 25 3/4: “Residences”