Kennan was no realist, but rather an idealist, pursuing a foreign policy based upon reactionary and romantic principles of warding off decline. His ideas are finding new popularity in an alt-right fighting to cement is path back into the mainstream.
People of color know about building movements, about courage, about survival.
Michal Kalecki’s contributions to economics have been largely forgotten. What can his life and work teach us about contemporary political economy?
Bobby Kennedy died 50 years ago this year. His words, and life, offer a window into a faded progressive tradition and the nature of transformation in American politics.