September 2015 Volume 39, Issue 09

Culture
Who’s Behind the Smithsonian Museum’s $63 Million Ode to American Capitalism?
Just who you would think.
Chris Lehmann
Viewpoint
Gov. Walker Gets Off ‘Scot-Free’ For Alleged Campaign Finance Violations
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has halted an investigation into Walker's questionable campaign finance tactics.
Joel Bleifuss
Culture
Why the Youngest Country on Earth Can’t Escape the Yoke of Colonialism
'We Come as Friends' captures the Western exploitation of South Sudan from the moment of its conception
Michael Atkinson
Dispatch
The Bernie Debate: Would Sanders Advance Feminism and Racial Justice Better Than Clinton?
Feminists debate symbolism, socialism and racial politics in the presidential race
Kathleen Geier
Culture
Fall In Love with Your Job, Get Ripped Off by Your Boss
Miya Tokumitsu's sharp new book exposes the "Do what you love" fairy tale for what it really is: a means of exploitation.
Joanna Scutts
Culture
How an Anti-Austerity Protest Candidate Became the Frontrunner for Labour’s Leadership
Jeremy Corbyn's left campaign is shaking up UK Labour
Jane Miller
Dispatch
How One Group of Moms Is Keeping the Peace on One of Chicago’s Most Violent Street Corners
The group wants to make one thing clear: Young black men are not the enemy.
Lillian Osborne and Jessica Stites
Culture
Mr. Robot Is the Anti-Capitalist TV Show We’ve Been Waiting For
By placing class warfare front and center, Mr. Robot makes socialism a vibrant force again in popular culture, its aims urgent and compelling.
Brian Cook
Dispatch
The Brooklyn Tenant Union That’s Fighting Gentrification Through Collective Bargaining
For the past two years, the Crown Heights Tenant Union of Brooklyn has used collective bargaining strategies to win victories around rent control and tenant protection laws.
Ethan Corey
Viewpoint
Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” Forever Changes the Meaning of ‘The American Dream’
How to make Americans accept that their country was built and sustained on white supremacist plunder? Write like Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Salim Muwakkil

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