A decent welfare state should provide the basics of life so everyone can flourish.
Black Americans are dying of COVID-19 at much higher rates than whites, and nowhere more so than in St. Louis.
The coronavirus pandemic affects everyone, but it doesn’t affect everyone equally.
On the history of dispossession, disinvestment, and discrimination that formed the backdrop to the killing of Michael Brown.  READ MORE
The riddle of the New Deal’s attitude toward segregation can only be unraveled by examining the fundamental nature of the capitalist state.  READ MORE  
Unemployment “reforms” in Iowa and other states controlled by the GOP fit neatly with a larger agenda: not to protect workers from low wages, unsafe working conditions, and unbridled employer power, but to compel them to accept whatever they can get.  Read full article at