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 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
We are living in a material world, after all
Having converted their own republic into a borderless credit union, Americans have to borrow other people’s national pride
The U.S. immigration system is a farce—and such small portions!
It’s within metro areas, not between the states
The iconoclastic gestures of the woke left bear an alarming resemblance to the excesses of the French Revolution
How a trash-talking neoliberal economist harmed America by vilifying strategic trade and industrial policy
The populist wave is receding, leaving neoliberal elites in charge of both parties and a beleaguered working class out in the cold
It would be a step in the right direction. But more is needed to replace America’s antiquated academic sweatshops with a modern enterprise.
A memo to current and aspiring Republican Party leaders
A memo to current and aspiring Democratic Party leaders
What a newly rediscovered thinker got right and wrong
The threat is private infrastructure, not all big business
America needs more worker power, not more antitrust lawsuits
Progressives could legalize polyamorous marriage by October even if Congress opposed it. Here’s how the American elite trashes the consent of the governed.