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Articles by: Jeb Sprague-Silgado

The U.S. Political Scene: Whiteness And The Legitimacy Crisis of Global Capitalism

The U.S. Political Scene: Whiteness And The Legitimacy Crisis of Global Capitalism

Progressive, left, and social movement forces in the U.S. need to build on successes of the past as well as move beyond them, taking on, for instance, a more pro-active position against militarism and a deeper critique of capitalism. Reaching out across racial and gender lines to working and lower income people, such a movement cannot allow for itself to fall under the hegemony of corporatist political actors. Rather it must be a project that provides a real fight back to the Trumpian right and the permanent war state it now inhabits.