Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies. Her books include Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer. Vijay Prashad teaches history and international studies at Trinity College, and is chief editor of LeftWord Books. Ali Issa is national field organizer for the War Resisters League, and author of Against All Odds: Voices of Popular Struggle in Iraq.
An Idiotic Requiem
American Idiot, a punk rock musical currently running on Broadway, gives voice to the country's deepest anxieties.
Christopher Shinn and Jarrett Dapier
Journalists, Artists and Musicians on the Joys and Pains of Freelance Labor
Too Big Not To Organize
An international coalition of unions, led by SEIU, tries to unionize capitalism's core: the banks.