My review of Thomas Piketty’s Capital and Ideology, in The Nation.
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How French Workers Took on Amazon and Won
My piece in The New York Times.
The pandemic has flipped the logic of Macronism on its head
My latest for the Washington Post, on the French government’s economic response to the crisis.
Mayor Pete and Macron
My piece in the Washington Post, on what Pete Buttigieg and the French president share in common.
French Labor’s Struggles
My latest for The Guardian. The pension strikes may have broad public support, but French unions are weaker than they seem.
France’s Pension Battle Heats Up
My latest on the strikes, for The Nation, featuring an interview with labor leader Laurent Berger.
My opinion piece for The Guardian on the eve of mass walkouts over retirement reform: French workers cherish their welfare state. That’s why they’re striking.
An Interview with Ken Burns
My interview with the filmmaker on his new documentary Country Music, the politics of the genre, and his life’s work. For Commonweal.
Does Baseball Have a Future in Europe?
My report from London for Commonweal, on Major League Baseball’s first-ever games in Europe.
Interview with Philippe Martinez
My interview with French labor leader Philippe Martinez, head of the General Confederation of Labor (CGT). On the Yellow Vests, the far-right, the future of labor in France and more. In Jacobin.