Articles and Essays by Mark Engler

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Ai-jen Poo: Organizing a Movement for Care

Talk to Ai-jen Poo about her work and it won't be long before you hear language you don’t often hear in the midst of intense social movement campaigning.
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War: The Wrong Jobs Program

The real question is not whether the government should spend on job creation. It is whether the government has been spending well.
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The Gulf at the Gas Station

Why the market fails in calculating the true cost of our dependence on oil.
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MLK Economics

How Dr. King might have responded to current crises of recession, unemployment, and foreclosure.
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Pranksters Fixing the World

With a new film, the Yes Men carry forth their gonzo brand of anti-corporate activism.
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The Godfather of Microcredit

Is Muhammad Yunus selling ''free market'' neoliberalism in the guise of liberal do-gooderism?
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Climate Disobedience

Deciding the time has come for direct action to stop global warming.
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Science Fiction From Below

Alex Rivera, director of the new film Sleep Dealer, imagines the future of the Global South.
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American Empire Foreclosed?

A reconsideration of U.S. power in a time of economic crisis.
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The Ascent of Niall Ferguson

In his new "financial history of the world" a historian famous for celebrating empire turns to praise the wonders of capital.