Where Democratic Despots Rule

For me, Jacobin is like that ex of yours that you want to keep getting back together with. Occasionally they’ll do something really good and neat that reminds you why you loved them. But then they’ll just put forward these completely inane ideas that make you realize why you can’t ever be together again. Okay,…

“WORK!”, by Sheldon Richman

(Nick’s Notes: As before Sheldon has freely and graciously allowed me to republish this article originally posted here. 3/10/14 Update: See here instead)   “I hear therefore with joy whatever is beginning to be said of the dignity and necessity of labor to every citizen. There is virtue yet in the hoe and the spade, for learned…