You Can Thank George W. Bush’s War on Terror for Donald Trump (with Spencer Ackerman)

01 Feb 2023
Read the transcript of the first part of our interview with Spencer Ackerman on the War on Terror: https://jacobin.com/2023/02/war-on-terror-bush-trump-911-islamophobia

War on Terror w/ Spencer Ackerman Part 2

15 Sep 2021
Episode two of The Dig’s War on Terror trilogy with Spencer Ackerman: Obama, ISIS, and the Sustainable War.

Real Sanctuary Means Ending Mass Policing with Kade Crockford

25 Mar 2018
Perhaps nothing has more defined the monstrosity of Donald Trump than his racist demonization and targeting of immigrants from Mexico, Muslim-majority countries and those nations he deems to be “shitholes” or, according to another account,...

The Destruction of Black Wealth with Ryan Cooper

08 Dec 2017
Journalist @ryanlcooper talks about the new paper he wrote with @MattBruenig, founder of the @PplPolicyProj, a new left-wing think tank founded by Bruenig and funded by the people. “Foreclosed: Destruction of Black Wealth During the...

Dara Lind: Trump's uncomfortable resemblance to Obama on immigration

11 Jul 2017
What Trump has accomplished is spread fear through immigrant communities and, with the Muslim and refugee travel bans, made bigotry the explicit cornerstone of immigration policy. But on immigration, as on other matters, Trump does...

Matt Bruenig on Why Welfare is Great and Why We Need More

04 Apr 2017
Medicaid expansion saved Obamacare from repeal. There’s a lot to hate about Obamacare, but that expansion did something very good on a very large scale — and it made just enough Republicans very nervous about...