The 50 Best Shoegaze Albums of All Time — by Staff at Pitchfork

The Dead End of Identity Politics — by Douglas at The South Lawn

The Great Recession Clearly Gave Rise To Right-Wing Populism — by Ryan Cooper for The Week

How Wartime Washington Lives in Luxury — by Kelley Beaucar Vlahos for The American Conservative

Liberals and Diversity — by Matt Breunig for Medium

Organize Or Die — Hamilton Nolan for The Concourse

The Perilous Lure of the Underground Railroad — Kathryn Schulz for The New Yorker

The Theorist Who Reached Across Time — Corey Robin for Jacobin

Special Report: U.S. builders hoard mineral rights under new homes — Michelle Conlin & Brian Grow for Reuters

There Will Be No Liberal Counter-Revolution by Carl Beijer

What Happens When an Ayn Rand Devotee Runs a Public School System? Just Ask Chicago. — by Miles Kampf-Lassin for In These Times

Whistleblower exposes how NATO’s leading ally is arming and funding ISIS — Nafeez Ahmed for Medium