Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

Archive for 2017

Naming Our Desire: How Do We Talk About Socialism in America?

The millennial embrace of socialism has allowed a new generation to draw inspiration from a long legacy of struggle.

Confronting a Culture of Sexual Violence

To make this culture of sexual harassment a thing of the past requires organizing and mass mobilization.

The Dangerous Dignity of War

Why it only takes a bit of a bomb-dropping and sabre-rattling to rally the reporters and bestow a presidential aura on our leaders.

Down with America’s Racist Monuments

Taking down monuments to people who fought to defend slavery should not be controversial at all. Yet in the US today, it is.

How ACT UP Fought Back

Lessons from the fight against HIV/AIDS.

Help Wanted—Female

The sexist job ads of the 60s are gone, but female-dominated jobs are still vastly undervalued today.

Donald Trump and the Politics of Impeachment

We should not underestimate the US president’s talent for undermining his own job security.

The Right Way to Rewrite NAFTA

What is an internationalist to make of Donald J Trump’s vow to blow up the North American Free Trade Agreement?

Boosting the Backlash Against Trump

Progressives have to try to maximize the liberatory potential of a growing discontent.

La strategia di Gandhi per il successo – usare più di una strategia

Creare una sana ecologia del cambiamento può spingere i movimenti sociali.