January 2014 Volume 38, Issue 01

Viewpoint
Dumbing America Down Susan J. Douglas
Feature
Forever Temp? Sarah Jaffe
Hood Feminist Kathleen Jercich
Just Kids Matt Stroud
Culture
Beck Is Back Chris Lehmann
Beware Mayoralphilia Catherine Tumber
Straight Outta Juárez Michael Atkinson
Dispatch
A Win for 15 Jeff Bishku-Aykul
Can Socialists Win Elections in the U.S.? Bhaskar Sunkara and Micah Uetricht
Culture
The Roots of the Tea Party
How conservatives came to dominate U.S. politics.
Melvyn Dubofsky
Viewpoint
Dumbing America Down
The Right wants us to think higher education has no value.
Susan J. Douglas
Viewpoint
Soccer in Sun and Shadow
Blazing heat isn't the only problem with holding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Bhaskar Sunkara
Culture
Beck Is Back
What Glenn Beck and Malcolm Gladwell have in common.
Chris Lehmann
Culture
Sex and the Older Woman
Lynne Segal provides a feminist take on desirability in old age.
Jane Miller
Viewpoint
Obamacare After Obama
The Affordable Care Act's issues will be far from resolved by 2016.
Achy Obejas
Culture
Beware Mayoralphilia
For every visionary mayor, there are a dozen Rob Fords.
Catherine Tumber
Culture
Straight Outta Juárez
A new documentary on narcocorrido, the gangsta rap that glorifies the Mexican drug trade.
Michael Atkinson
Dispatch
A Win for 15
Could SeaTac prove a bellwether for the low-wage worker movement?
Jeff Bishku-Aykul
Dispatch
An Anonymous Judge and Jury
For digital vigilantes, accused rapists are guilty until proven innocent.
Sady Doyle
Dispatch
Can Socialists Win Elections in the U.S.?
Kshama Sawant of Seattle showed socialist victories are possible. Will they spread?
Bhaskar Sunkara and Micah Uetricht
Dispatch
Parks and Referendum
A fight to save a local park taps into the global movement for public space.
Theo Anderson

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