When fear of the future threatens to plunge us into morally unproductive terror, we can fall back to the practical, humble guidelines Jesus issued to his disciples on the eve of his arrest: observe, prepare, be yourself, and take care of each other – most importantly the “least of these.”
Slavoj Žižek rightly contends that Christianity is perverse. But by absorbing Christianity into Hegelian categories, he mistakes the perversion of contemporary Christianity under the rule of the commodity form for the original perversion of Christianity: the crucified God.
Gary Dorrien shows that the best American traditions of democratic socialism have emphasized economic democracy, cultural and racial diversity, and perhaps surprisingly, a rootedness in religious ideals and socialisms.
Recently released on DVD, Joker is a political document testifying to the tightly interwoven structural relationships between poverty, austerity, neoliberalism, mental illness, revolution, and class warfare.
With darkly appropriate humour it was on Friday 13th December that British people awoke to learn that Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party had won the country’s general election. A landslide victory, giving Johnson a majority of 78 members of parliament (MPs), ensured that he will be able to enact whatever measures he wishes. We can be […]
Capitalism refuses to slow down, creating the conditions for climate collapse. How do we take political responsibility for our future?
In Chicago, a Catholic DSA member is organizing and fighting for housing justice