Month: June 2022

<div>Spaghetti Junctions</div>

Spaghetti Junctions

How did New York become the only metropolis in the world to insist that its transit map reflect the layout…

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<div>The Casualties of the Drone War</div>

The Casualties of the Drone War

Since the War on Terror began, the US military has used aerial bombing campaigns to avoid American combat losses. But…

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<div>Putin Didn’t Unite Europe — He Just Militarized It</div>

Putin Didn’t Unite Europe — He Just Militarized It

Whatever the outcome of the Ukraine war, it’ll mean a more divided and armed Europe. Troops take part in Saber…

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<div>Jeremy Corbyn: What You Should Read</div>

Jeremy Corbyn: What You Should Read

What’s sitting on the nightstand of the Labour Party’s greatest living leader? Sorry, this articles is available to subscriber only….

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<div>Get on the Bus</div>

Get on the Bus

Chile’s private bus companies tried to repress the working-class vote. It backfired. A worker cleans an E12 electric bus in…

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<div>American Exceptionalism Off the Rails</div>

American Exceptionalism Off the Rails

Why the United States spends so much but gets so little public transit. Sorry, this articles is available to subscriber…

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<div>How Liberals Created, Then Destroyed, Publicly Owned Nuclear Power</div>

How Liberals Created, Then Destroyed, Publicly Owned Nuclear Power

The battle over New York’s Indian Point power plant was quietly a battle for the soul of American liberalism. Getty…

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<div>The Attack on Yemen’s Infrastructure — and the Humanitarian Disaster That Followed</div>

The Attack on Yemen’s Infrastructure — and the Humanitarian Disaster That Followed

Saudi planes have wreaked havoc on every part of Yemen. Yemeni civilians inspect the rubble left behind by a Saudi…

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<div>Crypto Can’t Build a Better Internet</div>

Crypto Can’t Build a Better Internet

For all its utopian trappings, web3 tech like cryptocurrency only deepens the problem of elite control over the internet. We…

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Cuba’s Socialist Biotech

The Cuban biotechnology sector is state-owned, state-financed, state-planned, and the source of some of the greatest medical breakthroughs of the…

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Hope You Like Swimming

Americans take 178 million trips across structurally deficient bridges each day. At the current rate, it will take 50 years…

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<div>Capital’s Muddy Waters</div>

Capital’s Muddy Waters

For decades, capitalists have tried and mostly failed to privatize water supplies all around the world. But when they have…

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Too Crude to Fail

As Jason Furman put it, Russia functions as “basically a big gas station” for Europe. But a large amount of…

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<div>On Socialism, Infrastructure, and Mother Dear</div>

On Socialism, Infrastructure, and Mother Dear

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Where Ships Go to Die

Shipbreaking — the process of dismantling old ships into salable scrap metal and disposable parts — is one of the dirtiest and most dangerous…

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How Inflation Made Its Comeback

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