Unf*cking The Republic® Essays


Strike! Union actions are everywhere. High profile work stoppages from the Screen Actors Guild to the United Auto Workers have put the labor movement front and center in ways we haven’t seen for decades. How powerful is the impact of these actions? You’re not going to like my take on it. But we need to have some authentic dialogue about the labor movement, the corporate class and new strategies required to stem the tide of increasing inequality.

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Carter at a ceremony in September, 1978. He has his hand over his heart with his eyes closed.

James Earl Carter (Part III)

On the heels of multiple domestic and foreign policy successes, the Carter Administration headed into 1979 brimming with hope and optimism. And the...

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Photographic portrait of Rosalynn and Jimmy Carter holding hands in the White House.

James Earl Carter (Part II)

In Part One of our series, we discussed the persistent attempts on the right to draw parallels between the Carter and Biden administrations. We...

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Jimmy Carter at a podium, giving a speech. Carter election posters appear behind him.

James Earl Carter (Part I)

Today, we begin our look back at the brief but remarkable tenure of President Jimmy Carter. The late ‘70s is a fascinating period on a number of...

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A white male CEO crying into a pile of $100 bills.

Big Tech Layoffs

GDP growth was stronger than expected. Unemployment remains historically low. Supply chain issues continue to work themselves out. China is entering...

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