2018 Publications


  • The Precariat: Today's Transformative Class?
    Essay

    The Precariat: Today's Transformative Class?

    Guy Standing

    October 2018

    Global capitalism is roiling class structure and forging a new mass class of precarious workers. The fight for a universal basic income can help catalyze this “precariat” as a transformative change agent.

  • Debating the Precariat
    Roundtable

    Debating the Precariat

    October 2018

    An exchange featuring Bill Fletcher, Nancy Folbre, Azfar Khan, Alexandra Köves, George Liodakis, Ronaldo Munck, William I. Robinson, Pritam Singh, Eva-Maria Swidler, and Alison Tate and Evelyn Astor, with a response from Guy Standing.

  • Living on the Frontlines of Resistance
    Interview

    Living on the Frontlines of Resistance

    Medea Benjamin

    October 2018

    Activist Medea Benjamin talks about her life at the forefront of the fight for peace and justice, and the need now more than ever to organize beyond borders.

  • Nuclear Abolition: The Road from Armageddon to Transformation
    Essay

    Nuclear Abolition: The Road from Armageddon to Transformation

    David Krieger

    August 2018

    A legacy of the Cold War, nuclear weapons will leave us perennially on the eve of destruction—until they are abolished once and for all. Nuclear abolitionists must join forces with movements seeking sustainability and justice to overcome governmental hostility and public apathy.


  • How to Ban the Bomb – A Roundtable

    How to Ban the Bomb – A Roundtable

    August 2018

    An exchange featuring Andreas Bummel, David Barash, Richard Falk, Anna Harris, Judith Lipton, Ian Lowe, Hiroo Saionji, and Lawrence Wittner, with a response from David Krieger.

  • Serving the Earth, Serving One Another
    Interview

    Serving the Earth, Serving One Another

    Joanna Macy

    August 2018

    In a world of spiraling ecological and social crises, where does one find hope? Eco-philosopher Joanna Macy discusses how understanding the interdependence of our world prepares us for the fight to improve it.

  •  Empire and Multitude: Shaping Our Century
    Interview

    Empire and Multitude: Shaping Our Century

    Michael Hardt

    June 2018

    In a world of diminished nation-states and global capital, social movements need to think and act differently. Michael Hardt explores how.

  • Roundtable on Feminism and Revolution

    Roundtable on Feminism and Revolution

    June 2018

    How can feminist theory and practice advance systemic transformation? An exchange featuring Anamaria Aristizabal, Lourdes Benería, Susan Butler, Kavita Byrd, Arturo Escobar, David Fell, Miki Kashtan, Khawar Mumtaz, and Noha Tarek, with a response from Julie Matthaei.

  • Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
    Essay

    Feminism and Revolution: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

    Julie Matthaei

    June 2018

    An implacable and inclusive feminism remains essential for building the larger solidarity politics and economics we need for a Great Transition that eliminates oppression of all kinds.

  • Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation
    Essay

    Human Rights: Advancing the Frontier of Emancipation

    Kathryn Sikkink

    April 2018

    The human rights movement serves as inspiration and guide for the larger movement of systemic transformation. Human rights are inherently supranational and expansive, so that each triumph opens a new front in a widening circle of rights.

  • Roundtable on Human Rights

    Roundtable on Human Rights

    April 2018

    How can the human rights framework foster a global movement? An exchange featuring Greg Anderson, Luis Cabrera, Joseph Camilleri, Jonathan Cohn, Riane Eisler, Alice Froidevaux, Aaron Karp, Evelin Lindner, Álvaro de Regil Castilla, Noha Tarek, and Allen White, with a response from Kathryn Sikkink.

  • On the Cosmopolitan Path
    Interview

    On the Cosmopolitan Path

    Daniele Archibugi

    April 2018

    Democracy has spread far and wide, but has not yet reached the global level, a dangerous failure in an interdependent world. How do we achieve just and democratic global governance? Political theorist Daniele Archibugi points the way.

  • Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms
    Essay

    Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms

    Pablo Solón

    February 2018

    With roots in traditional Andean cultures, Vivir Bien offers a compelling alternative development path. But without a focus on self-determination from below and cross-movement collaboration, it risks being coopted by those in power.

  • Roundtable on Vivir Bien

    Roundtable on Vivir Bien

    February 2018

    What lessons can we learn from indigenous-inspired alternatives? An exchange featuring David Barkin, Nnimmo Bassey, Adrian Beling, Ana Estefanía Carballo, Eduardo Gudynas, Holly Hanson, Aaron Karp, Helena Norberg-Hodge, and Neera Singh, with a response from Pablo Solón.

  • Farewell to Development
    Interview

    Farewell to Development

    Arturo Escobar

    February 2018

    The alter-globalization mantra of “a world where many worlds fit” has inspired new organizing and thinking across Latin America. Leading “post-development” theorist Arturo Escobar surveys this fight for pluralism and justice.