Bring Back Health Planning

We need a health system where the distribution of infrastructure and resources is not left to the dictates of the market, but rationally planned according to the needs of communities—and the certainty of future disasters. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

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By admin On Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Know Your Enemy: Pandemic Politics, with Marshall Steinbaum and Sarah Jones

Two special guests, Sarah Jones and Marshall Steinbaum, return to the show to help Matt and Sam make sense of the politics of the pandemic. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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There Is No Essential Work Without Child Care

Home-based day-care providers struggle to stay afloat while keeping other essential workers going. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Essential Work

Introducing a special section on the Democrats in 2020. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
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Coronavirus and the Surveillance State

The evolution of information technologies will beckon us to expand the powers of governments, especially when we believe they would serve the common good, like during a pandemic. A bit of reflection should give More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Academia’s Theater of the Absurd

Adjunct faculty at Valencia College are campaigning for a union to advocate for fair pay, more job stability, and a greater say in how the college is run.  Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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How the Relief Effort Ran Aground

At each step, poor implementation has weakened the U.S. recovery effort. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
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Introduction: Already Sick

A special section on the coronavirus pandemic. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Unsteady Work

The central experience of work in the twenty-first century is one of instability. And yet that experience is largely unrecorded in contemporary fiction. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...

By admin On Monday, July 6th, 2020
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Work in the Time of Coronavirus

Since March, we have been collecting short stories about what workers are facing during the crisis, and how they have been fighting back. You can read eight of them here. Dissent MagazineDissent Magazine  More...