Branko Marcetic is a staff writer at Jacobin magazine and a 2019-2020 Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting fellow. He is working on a forthcoming book about Joe Biden.
Reagan Lives On in Biden
For 40 years, Biden has pushed to cut federal spending. In a recession, don't expect him to prime the pump. MORE
Views · December 3, 2019
How the Leader of the OAS Became a Right-Wing Hawk—And Paved the Way for Bolivia’s Coup
The Organization of American States is not a neutral arbiter. Just looks at its secretary general, Luis Almagro. MORE
Features · November 21, 2019
Want More Proof of Corporate Media’s Anti-Bernie Bias? Look at MSNBC’s Democratic Debate.
During the debate and in the spin room, Sanders was treated more like an outsider than a front runner. It’s part of a broader anti-Bernie slant in the “liberal” network’s coverage. MORE
Views · November 21, 2019
MSNBC Is the Most Influential Network Among Liberals—And It’s Ignoring Bernie Sanders
When the network’s primetime pundits do cover Sanders, they cover him more negatively than they do Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden. MORE
Features · November 14, 2019
Meet the Hawkish Liberal Think Tank Powering the Kamala Harris Campaign
The Center for a New American Security has long pushed Democrats to embrace war and militarism—and it's poised to play an influential role in a future Democratic administration. MORE
Features · October 7, 2019
Joe Biden Lied His Face Off About the Iraq War
Our score for Biden’s debate performance: 8 million pinocchios. MORE
Views · September 13, 2019
Elizabeth Warren Is Making a Mistake By Trying to Win Over Democratic Party Elites
If Warren wants to enact “big, structural change,” working within the Democratic Party establishment is a poor strategy. MORE
Views · September 9, 2019
Kamala Harris Pledged To Halt Fracking. Her Foreign Policy Advisor Wants The Opposite.
If ‘personnel is policy,’ then the choice of Michèle Flournoy suggests a President Harris would expand oil and natural gas extraction. MORE
Features · September 6, 2019
Joe Biden and the Disastrous History of Bipartisanship
The Democratic presidential campaign playbook has, for decades, included grand promises to reach out to the GOP to MORE
Features · August 26, 2019
Corporate Democrats Have Been in the Driver’s Seat for 30 Years. Not Anymore.
In Tuesday’s debate, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren obliterated the corporate Democratic Party consensus. It’s about damn time. MORE
Views · July 31, 2019