Author: Tyler Zimmer

Tyler Zimmer teaches philosophy at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. His writing has been featured in Slate, Jacobin, and the New York Times. He is a member of the Chicago chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Movement Alders Flip to Pass Austerity Budget

In the most contentious Chicago budget vote in a generation, four “progressive” alderpeople buckled to Lightfoot’s pressure and allowed an antiworker austerity city budget to pass for 2021.

Is a Revolutionary Rupture with Capitalism Possible?

For too long, the radical left has framed debates about reform and revolution in terms bequeathed to us from an era very unlike our own. At the expense of soberly and concretely analyzing the conditions socialists face today in advanced . . .

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