Liberalism

R.I.P., Liberal Contrarianism

Before #Slatepitch became a punchline, Slate (and others) really did thrive on a certain kind of anti-liberalism. It’s dead now—well, almost.

By Michael Bérubé

The Job Guarantee and the Wilted Liberal Imagination

By Jack Meserve

Mass Psychology in the Age of Trump

Why is Trump driving liberals berserk? Is it him or us—or both?

By John T. Jost Orsolya Hunyady

Eastern Europe Marches Right

Why the astonishing decline of liberalism—and the rise of the far-right—was a long time coming in Eastern Europe.

By John Feffer

The Forgotten Roots of Antifa

Although defenses of Antifa, like a recent one in The New Inquiry, are relevant, the movement may do well to remember its less romanticized intellectual roots, from Orwell to Camus.

By Kevin Mattson