Alexander Zaitchik is a freelance journalist. His next book, “Owning the Sun: A People’s History of Monopoly Medicine from Aspirin to Covid-19 Vaccines,” will be published by Counterpoint in March 2022.
The Great American Science Heist
How the Bayh-Dole Act wrested public science from the people’s hands.
Dispatch From Mississippi: Biden, Sanders, and the Battle to Win Black Voters in the South
While the poorest, blackest, and most incarcerated states would seem to be fertile ground for Bernie Sanders, they’ve proven instead to be the most arid.
Bloomberg Spent Millions to Buy Alabama Voters. But in Selma, He Wouldn’t Talk to Them.
If the black voters who gathered in Selma on Sunday are representative, Mike Bloomberg may be disappointed on Super Tuesday.
Climate CrimesUnder Left- and Right-Wing Leaders, the Amazon Has Burned. Can Latin America Reject Oil, Ranching, and Mining?
The social gains of the pink tide were real, and striking. But they were ephemeral, and the cost to the environment was high.