Aaron Freedman, American Prospect

Aaron Freedman

American Prospect

New York, United States

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Past articles by Aaron:

When Journalists Become Workers

Five years ago, unions barely existed in digital media. Today, they may save the industry from the worst of the COVID-19 depression—and provide a model to other working professionals. → Read More

To Defeat Antisemitism, We Must Defeat Capitalism

Antisemitism endures because capitalist oppression needs a scapegoat. Only by democratizing the economy can the ancient hate finally be extinguished. → Read More

WeWork Showed Us How Badly Start-up Bros Suck—but Shareholder Rule Isn’t Better

To make start-ups work for everyone, we need to put power back in the hands of workers. → Read More

Jewish Leaders Denounce ‘Dual Loyalties’ — While Demanding Fealty To Israel From Jews

Jewish organizations need to take a strong stance on separating Israel from Jewishness. → Read More

I'll never use the term 'Moscow Mitch' – and you shouldn't either

As a leftist millennial I’d normally be the first person to take a Twitter dunk on an odious Republican politician. But when #MoscowMitch went viral, I didn’t want anything to do with it. → Read More

Exclusive: We Found Archie Carter

Quillette ran a hit piece on the DSA by Queens construction worker and → Read More

Exclusive: We Found Archie Carter

Quillette ran a hit piece on the DSA by Queens construction worker and → Read More

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is a Rumination on Fake News

Early on the morning of June 13, explosions rocked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. By daybreak, officials in Washington were pointing figures at Iran, which had been accused of recent attacks in the Gulf amid rising tensions with the international community. With many observers skeptical, the American military later that day released a grainy, → Read More

Freezing Workers of the World, Unite!

Millions of you are suffering in overly air-conditioned workplaces right now. This isn't about remembering to bring an extra sweater to work — it's class war. Workers should be in control of office temperature, not bosses. → Read More

Why Should We Care About Faux Free-Speech Warriors? Because the Koch Brothers Are Paying Their Bills.

Money from the Koch network is finding its way into the hands of the loudest online promoters of free speech—or at least, free speech for conservative viewpoints. → Read More

The right is crying wolf on antisemitism. That's endangering Jews

When the term antisemitism is cheapened by false usage on the right, it gives cover to the real antisemites → Read More

Vox

Young people don’t care that much about the Mueller investigation. We’ve got bigger problems.

There’s always been a generational gap on who cares most about Mueller news. → Read More

Congress is crawling with rich kids. I should know, I was one of them

After all, who else could manage a summer living in one of the country’s most expensive cities on no salary while also working 40 hours a week? → Read More

Legacy Admissions Are The Real Scam In American Education

It's not as headline-grabbing as an alleged national criminal conspiracy, but the legacy admissions system is more widespread and much more nefarious. → Read More

Jewish Leaders Denounce ‘Dual Loyalties’

Jewish organizations need to take a strong stance on separating Israel from Jewishness. → Read More

Rich kids like me get great mental health care. With Medicare for All, others can, too.

Too many health insurers skimp on mental health benefits. My family has helped pay for my treatment for years, but most Americans are not so lucky. → Read More