We are dedicated to the progressive, universalist principles of grassroots political and economic democracy. We oppose the control of society by a small number of monopolistic corporations.
We believe in reclaiming certain core values for the left, such as free speech.
We believe in the necessity of organizing around issues of class and fighting for economic equality, environmental justice and against endless wars.
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Journalist Graham Linehan Responds to His Critics
Arty Morty: Graham Linehan’s gender blasphemy exposes the fear that stifles the trans debate
Given all this progress, it’s hard not to believe in the “prosperity presumption,” the belief that the world, as a whole, is getting better. Indeed, techno-utopians who adhere to the prosperity presumption also hold the belief that any form of technological stagnation is antithetical to progress. Some of the biggest technologists fall under this category.
The Progress Paradox: Revisiting Steven Pinker’s Brand of Optimism
Take Nobody’s Word For It: Sophie Watson
Identity Crisis: Arkansas HB 1570 and Responsible Reporting on Suicide
Between March and mid-April 2020, as the pandemic surged, managers at the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo lay bets on how many employees would fall prey to COVID-19. This, while the brass told workers they had “a responsibility to keep working in order to ensure Americans don’t go hungry.”