Chris Wright

Chris Wright has a Ph.D. in U.S. history from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is the author of Notes of an Underground HumanistWorker Cooperatives and Revolution: History and Possibilities in the United States, and Finding Our Compass: Reflections on a World in Crisis. His website is

The Revolutionary Beethoven

A Despairing, Albeit Mercifully Brief, Rant

A Response to Bruce Levine on Lesser-Evil Voting

Learning from the Great Depression

Revolution in the Twenty-First Century: A Reconsideration of Marxism

A Modest Proposal for Socialist Revolution

The Life and Times of Jimmy Hoffa

Is Bernie Sanders Electable?

Capitalism, Socialism, and Existential Despair

It’s Important to Always Ignore Thomas Friedman

Political Correctness Is Getting Out of Hand

The Jacobin Vision of Social Democracy Won’t Save Us

The Coming of American Fascism, 1920–1940

An Ode to Chomsky

The Necessity of “Lesser-Evil” Voting

On the Use and Abuse of Rage for Life

Three Cheers for the Decline of the Middle Class

The Working Class Strikes Back

An Updated and Improved Marxism

On “Bullshit Jobs”

Can Freedom and Capitalism Co-Exist?

The History of the Workers’ Unemployment Insurance Bill

Thoughts on Overcoming Despair

The American Oligarchy: A Review

Glimmers of Hope: the Death of the Old and Arrival of the Young