Skip to main content

There’s an information war raging, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Every day we search hundreds of items on the Internet to bring you insightful and reliable material on the side of democracy and social justice. Once a year we appeal to you to contribute to this work. Please help.

 

Archives

For posts before June 2012, please follow these links to our archives.

Novelist Almudena Grandes Told the Truth About the Spanish Dictatorship

Sebastiaan Faber Jacobin
Spanish author Almudena Grandes, who died last week, was famed for her novels portraying ordinary Spaniards’ experience of civil war and dictatorship. She insisted that unearthing historical memory was fundamental to building a democratic Spain.

Brazil's Pioneering Solution to Vaccine Shortages

Joseph E. Stiglitz , Achal Prabhala , Felipe Carvalho Project Syndicate
A proposal for the WTO to waive intellectual-property rights on pandemic-related pharmaceuticals is still languishing due rich countries companies reaping monopoly profits. A public-health bill in Brazil points to a promising bottom-up solution.