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Jacobin @jacobinmag New York City

Jacobin is a leading voice of the American left, offering socialist perspectives on politics, economics, and culture.

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For the morning crowd: I wrote for @jacobinmag about how international college students ended up in Trump's crossha… https://t.co/a5XDnCgdgz
Retweeted by JacobinIn the hallowed tradition of hastily written and instantly forgettable election year books, David Plouffe’s "A Citi… https://t.co/ktNrhHcGXRPolitical organizing is hard — political education shouldn’t have to be. We're now offering our ABCs of Capitalism… https://t.co/sYt8r578CK
Retweeted by JacobinFor today’s liberals, the default approach to combating the Right is to fact-check the Right. But conservatives are… https://t.co/3gFKglYBVTFollowing Andrzej Duda’s victory Sunday, we spoke to Maciej Gdula about the weaknesses of the centrist opposition,… https://t.co/EM1ZQr4IjPAhead of his reelection on Sunday, Polish president Andrzej Duda claimed that “LGBT ideology” was a threat “worse t… https://t.co/kDSwm0F1pwIn the 1920s and '30s, the National Unemployed Workers Movement mobilised thousands to resist the indignities of un… https://t.co/MQYQZW3f12
Retweeted by JacobinThe creator of the first fitted kitchen, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, sought to cut the time devoted to chores. Her… https://t.co/eqU89vgb97Donald Trump’s decision to rescind his directive targeting international students is an enormous win—but he wouldn’… https://t.co/hPeF0VDBGqWith the help of a handful of labor unions, Wall Street tycoons, and other corporate interests, the Democratic esta… https://t.co/BMDwYNBicPPolitical organizing is hard — political education shouldn’t have to be. We're now offering our ABCs of Capitalism… https://t.co/sYt8r578CKThe process leading up to the overthrow of slavery was neither the accidental byproduct of capitalist development,… https://t.co/l0as1ooaQj
Retweeted by JacobinA new amendment from Bernie Sanders gives Senate Democrats the opportunity to shift the Pentagon’s bloated budget t… https://t.co/MKDPh2G0LbIn last weekend’s Croatian election, the Workers’ Front elected Katarina Peović as its first MP, a step forward for… https://t.co/4GkQJgoqM9Trump’s decision to rescind his directive targeting international students is an enormous win. But he wouldn’t have… https://t.co/Ge3yFxzZ7uColorado was the most emblematic example of the Democratic Party putting its thumb on the scale against progressive… https://t.co/fPRr3y6RzYLooks like we’re the @jacobinmag burner account now.
Retweeted by JacobinIt was when we saw this one we were sure it was a hack. Uber never gives anything back, they just profit on the to… https://t.co/sJqWwVF3Wo
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7/16
2020
The EU says Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes. Why don't Irish elites want the money? https://t.co/1JCdPYKoDc
Retweeted by JacobinMy latest @jacobinmag: Trump’s stunt with international students is a preview of nativist cruelty to come in his re… https://t.co/KiXjWWvsPS
Retweeted by JacobinTrump’s decision to rescind his directive targeting international students is an enormous win. But he wouldn’t have… https://t.co/LBYZz5FrrqBelieved to have “one of the highest per capita concentrations of surveillance cameras in the world,” the UAE is we… https://t.co/RRx5TVM1ElIt’s important to be able to show that libertarian arguments don’t work even on their own terms. But it’s even more… https://t.co/VcJg4ksK9JSenate Democrats’ political machine has spent more than $15 million to help more moderate Senate candidates defeat… https://t.co/8KkXPrKrODmy latest for Jacobin on the UAE's unhealthy obsession with surveillance https://t.co/YhTKGTZU0V @jacobinmaghttps://t.co/kYGQzSZtZ8
Retweeted by JacobinWith the help of a handful of labor unions, Wall Street tycoons, and other corporate interests, the Democratic esta… https://t.co/DT9eSMKIOcAirbnb bookings have collapsed by as much as 96% during coronavirus – which means huge numbers of liveable properti… https://t.co/MP6L5ssFfL
Retweeted by JacobinThe United Arab Emirates is a US-backed monarchy that crushes dissent and viciously exploits migrant workers. Its l… https://t.co/q0nm2IxpkBLibertarians deny that anyone has “positive rights” like the right to health care or education. Instead, they argue… https://t.co/NM2PhFbi7cIt’s called “at-will employment.” But for workers, it simply means employers hold all the cards. https://t.co/EQSVXG7siDOn Tax Day, here’s a guide to arguing with libertarians about redistribution. https://t.co/X6sVMDNyE5“1919 Elaine Massacre survivors helped form the Southern Tenant Farmers Union. Some then became part of SNCC. Socia… https://t.co/DkTUEaIWKu
Retweeted by JacobinThe Pentagon’s bloated defense budget is a statement of our nation’s values. It is long past time we changed it — a… https://t.co/8yeSECspC0A new amendment from Bernie Sanders gives Senate Democrats the opportunity to shift the Pentagon’s bloated budget t… https://t.co/4R1PYSXXYdThree decades after socialist Yugoslavia collapsed in nationalist bloodshed, the Workers’ Front MP Katarina Peović… https://t.co/xHqonlgGyoAntonio Negri and his acolytes have spent at least the last four decades building a series of self-referential scen… https://t.co/O4ZziEX8jF
Retweeted by JacobinIn last weekend’s Croatian election, the Workers’ Front elected Katarina Peović as its first MP, a step forward for… https://t.co/cPNWkLQt9zWhen Communism Met Black Anti-Colonialism in Interwar France, by David Murphy https://t.co/bbMqMYj4qd
Retweeted by JacobinThe EU says Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes. Why don't Irish elites want the money? https://t.co/1JCdPYKoDcFor Tax Day, a reminder that wealth is socially created — redistribution just allows more people to enjoy the fruit… https://t.co/bIz4WQLhjOFounder of the oldest professional dance school in the US, Martha Graham refused to perform at the Nazi Olympics. M… https://t.co/xp7OjEuQQ0Instead of caution, Labour must show ambition – it's time to make the case for a transformative recovery which deli… https://t.co/vIRFIlQUAF
Retweeted by JacobinHappy Tax Day! The United States is commonly thought of as a low-tax country. But workers effectively pay some of t… https://t.co/nzbjD9eV2lThe COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged influential figures like Gordon Brown and Tony Blair to press for new structur… https://t.co/KgGdBfgaNnEugene Debs's 1918 Canton Speech never gets old. https://t.co/wKp8OVqH7k https://t.co/2xXv66q1QD
Retweeted by JacobinOn this day in 1420, a force of peasants and artisans won a famous victory at Vitkov Hill — the high point of Bohem… https://t.co/y5ovs1CvTlBastille Day is the perfect day to convert a friend into a Jacobin. Throughout today, new and gift print subscripti… https://t.co/br45szNO5m
Retweeted by JacobinHappy Bastille Day to our friends and enemies alike. https://t.co/m4DAKDPIAm https://t.co/IFnJJKeYQl
Retweeted by JacobinAssociation of Flight Attendants president Sara Nelson has a simple message for airline companies’ management who a… https://t.co/YQqLgS3DMgThe world is already “governed” by some 1,000 treaties and agencies. For centrists, moving toward a world governmen… https://t.co/3w3ZMyOPmg
7/15
2020
The Taborites defeated their opponents at the battle of Vitkov Hill on July 14, 1420. They blended social and relig… https://t.co/xg0UHpKaA0A federal judge has given a private corporate law firm with ties to fossil fuel companies the power to criminally p… https://t.co/CcaS89Iqh1Absolutely! https://t.co/pw4vLXfn2s
Retweeted by JacobinThe US Government Gave Big Oil the Power to Prosecute Its Biggest Critic https://t.co/0LJLtnATovSome news: thanks to a big upsurge in subscribers, the TMI newsletter is expanding! We've added journalist… https://t.co/K9n30WzjVX
Retweeted by JacobinBastille Day is the perfect day to convert a friend into a Jacobin. Throughout today, new and gift print subscripti… https://t.co/br45szNO5mIn 2018, Amazon beat back Seattle’s attempts to tax the corporation. Last week, socialist city council member Ksham… https://t.co/LRNGo94hoKFlight attendants are standing up and shouting for all to hear that they won't take concessions: "As labor leaders,… https://t.co/yuvCwqlShDThe crisis in the airline industry is caused by a drastic drop in customer demand due to the uncontrolled pandemic.… https://t.co/L6EZBwQG2tLiberals like to paint mass performance as totalitarian and repressive. But the festivals of revolutionary France g… https://t.co/qir65UPISyNelson Mandela's 1990 tour of the US highlighted the historic links between the struggle for freedom in South Afric… https://t.co/b74FmDomGYAssociation of Flight Attendants president Sara Nelson has a simple message for airline companies’ management who a… https://t.co/fiCKORg9v0Happy Bastille Day to our friends and enemies alike. https://t.co/m4DAKDPIAm https://t.co/IFnJJKeYQlIf figures like Gordon Brown and Tony Blair are taking the idea of a global government seriously, how should the Le… https://t.co/PSRGhb1idOThe COVID-19 pandemic has encouraged influential figures like Gordon Brown and Tony Blair to press for new structur… https://t.co/2OPMaun6KsBastille Day is the perfect day to convert a friend into a Jacobin. Yearlong print subscriptions are just $7.89 tod… https://t.co/MKA95BkQyC
Retweeted by JacobinIn this extract from Karl Kautsky’s work, he outlines the social conditions in Bohemia that gave rise to the Hussit… https://t.co/Xg3MQSnPqxYes, the French Revolution was necessary – and its spirit should animate us today. https://t.co/XbhDCqVqnlThe government has taken the extraordinary step of giving prosecutorial power to a law firm that has worked for Che… https://t.co/SJ7t4QmcXqOn this day in 1420, a force of peasants and artisans won a famous victory at Vitkov Hill — the high point of Bohem… https://t.co/eRLruy6Sb1That says it all. https://t.co/j4uNH12A0L
Retweeted by JacobinAfter attorney Steven Donziger and his legal team successfully sued Chevron for $9.5 billion for polluting the Amaz… https://t.co/DbwqviX0DNHegel was no reactionary, and he had a special sympathy for the French Revolution. Today, on Bastille Day, let’s to… https://t.co/rCV6IRyiObOn Bastille Day 1889, militants from around the world met in Paris to declare an international union of socialist p… https://t.co/A9QxzF4KZaWhat was the French Revolution, how did it reshape Europe and the world, and what relevance does it have to the wor… https://t.co/ufO2BisEPEThe French historian François Furet sought to to discredit the revolutionary tradition. Since then, history has bee… https://t.co/YG0skJwfOSBritish Airways could retain its workforce even without government support – but instead it has chosen to make 12,0… https://t.co/cAcmLWjRxM
Retweeted by JacobinAfter attorney Steven Donziger and his legal team successfully sued Chevron for $9.5 billion for polluting the Amaz… https://t.co/vSftKyvMykDonald Trump’s humiliating Tulsa rally showed how K-pop fandom has been able to mobilize fans in a common political… https://t.co/yoGgG1N4jxBastille Day is the perfect day to convert a friend into a Jacobin. Yearlong print subscriptions are just $7.89 tod… https://t.co/MKA95BkQyCWestern analysts often regard the Gulf as a strange anomaly among capitalist states. In fact, it has the same under… https://t.co/RcQPdsGn1YOne of the historic leaders of French socialism defends the Revolution of 1789. https://t.co/QbZGRNR8ypThe new Catalyst is out now. In it, John Roemer updates his model of market socialism, Leo Panitch offers a "class… https://t.co/o8zMkuuTC5
Retweeted by JacobinWe don’t have to leave ourselves at the mercy of the most profitable sector on Earth to get the drugs we need. We m… https://t.co/NOQQItqKftThe “intellectual dark web” poses as a bastion of serious intellectual inquiry and open debate. But its animating s… https://t.co/0qThVb1oS9Now worth over $5 billion globally, K-pop’s success owes much to superb marketing and production values. Yet its br… https://t.co/gVB8vHup7x
7/14
2020
Adam Hanieh advocates "an approach that views the state as an institutional expression of class power in the Gulf,… https://t.co/OITV6YmSZHBen Burgis is live now on talking about "cancel culture" and how the Left can defend free speech while bringing the… https://t.co/crmQzlve6mWe don’t have to leave ourselves at the mercy of the most profitable sector on Earth, the pharmaceutical industry,… https://t.co/TH8iV42shtWe can only change the world if we understand the actual forces around us. Marxism gives us the tools to do just th… https://t.co/xh1NCZcnrYIn the United States, where prices are the world’s highest, there’s no robust mechanism for lowering the exorbitant… https://t.co/dSuJ2m1YKsThere are entire cities to sack in the bad arguments and sometimes downright embarrassing claims made by the IDW’s… https://t.co/U35WPlO7z5In one hour, live with @BenBurgis https://t.co/0gCsp51lKxWe don’t have to leave ourselves at the mercy of the most profitable sector on Earth to get the drugs we need. We m… https://t.co/9HC4CeUHzm @PeterBeinart's rejection of a Jewish state in favor of "a Jewish home that is also a Palestinian home" is an ideol… https://t.co/TQOpUiVH36
Retweeted by JacobinOn July 4, 1901, socialist luminary and labor agitator Eugene V. Debs proclaimed in a fiery speech: "I like the Fou… https://t.co/NjOSmAbOyiLiberal writer Peter Beinart talked to Jacobin's Hadas Thier about how he no longer believes in the project of a Je… https://t.co/fVpjiawLn1As K-pop has received mainstream media attention for its fans' political activism, K-pop labels have been unwilling… https://t.co/VePASKsraiBy masking their conservative politics with a rhetoric of reason, open mindedness, and free inquiry, members of the… https://t.co/4IbrivTTVuDonald Trump’s humiliating Tulsa rally showed how K-pop fandom has been able to mobilize fans in a common political… https://t.co/dHXcfm2Hvu
7/13
2020

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