Michael Lind is a columnist at Tablet and a fellow at New America. His most recent book is The New Class War: Saving Democracy from the Managerial Elite.
The United Auto Workers are winning the battle, but have they already lost the war?
Our politicians are not too old—but their ideas are
Our antinomian elite’s war against tradition has become a war against the working class
How partisan lawfare threatens democracy
Partisan explanations for why birth rates are falling miss the true sources of a cross-cultural trend, and the possible solutions
The new global conflict with Russia and China is playing out like a game of 3D chess, with the U.S. up in some areas but losing in others
(and why you should be, too)
America needs a broad popular front to stop the revolution from above that is transforming the country
The U.S. is losing its economic advantage in a new era of global conflict
In America today, we have informal labor cartels for the college-educated elite, while private sector unions for the working class are all but annihilated
The midterm elections were a victory for status quo centrists in both parties
How the major institutions of American society all came to sing in the woke chorus, and what can be done about it
Cass Sunstein’s latest TED Talk of a book offers the kind of technocratic whimsy that left and right can agree to hate
The shape of the ark has been a puzzle for millennia. Until now.
The U.S. Census may add a ‘Middle Eastern and North African’ pan-Semitic racial category. What could possibly go wrong?
The two theories of American government—one fantasy, one reality
Who benefited from the obvious nonsense that became post-Cold War America’s trade, foreign, and federal deficit policies?
How the Foundation-NGO complex quashed innovative thinking and open debate, first on the American right and now on the center-left