Why and how I am copying Jacobin's design
From Manetas to META-MANETAS
In 2007, something was breaking. The glitter finish on our society's "Desktop Pattern" had start falling apart. It took me two more years to come into terms with it but in 2009, another person of me finally came of age: Metamanetas.
Today the multitude is disrespecting the Law instinctively on a global scale. An army of teenagers is copying, adults are copying, senior citizens are copying. Everyone with a computer is copying something; like a novel Goddess Athena, Information wants to break free from the head of Technology and it assists us on our enterprise. Pirates of the Internet Unite!
In London's Highgate, Karl Marx's ghost visits me..
Up on a tree, in the heart of the Amazon jungle, I realize I have internet connection. "To be up here feels amazing, but the fact that I can check my position on Google Earth, send pictures to Facebook and receive email feels even better!
"Left should be about minimizing harm to very vulnerable people" Yanis Varoufakis, 2018
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal resolution channels the fire of the climate movement and popular support for truly bold environmental action. Only the Left is offering climate solutions that could actually work.
A radical Green New Deal would open up enormous possibilities for human flourishing — and allow us to reclaim the language of freedom from the Right.
Bernie Sanders is running for president again. His message is simple: there’s a class war raging and working people need to win it.
As 2020 approaches, we indulge in some crass Sunday morning horse-race punditry.
The attacks on Ilhan Omar mirror the bid to paint Jeremy Corbyn as an enemy of Jews. The Labour Party’s recent history tells US socialists how we can resist such smears — while also fighting antisemitism.
Let’s call Amazon’s cancellation of its New York City headquarters what it was: a capital strike. It’s a demonstration of why we must overcome capitalists’ power over investment.
Within hours of going on strike, West Virginia educators defeated a dangerous education privatization bill. They’ve again reminded us of a simple truth: strikes work.
In This Issue
Economic historian Adam Tooze on a decade of shattered illusions and the limits of the neoliberal imagination.
The internal workings of American politics are usually boring as hell. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making them compulsively watchable — and going after billionaires’ control of our political system in the process.
In 2016, union leaders admired Bernie Sanders’s long track record of fighting for the working class but considered him “unfeasible.” That’s no longer the case. Organized labor must back Sanders’s 2020 campaign.
Elizabeth Warren’s political tradition is the left edge of middle-class liberalism; Bernie Sanders hails from America’s socialist tradition. Don’t confuse the two.
Here’s Bernie Sanders in his own words — from denunciations of US militarism to his prediction that “within a decade, Mississippi could become one of the most progressive states in the country.”
US intervention in Venezuela wouldn’t just be a catastrophe for that country — it would be a disaster for neighboring Colombia too.