Author: arun-gupta

Arun Gupta is a founding editor of the Indypendent magazine and was a founding editor of the Occupy Wall Street Journal. He is working on a book about the decline of the American empire. He maintains a blog at arunkgupta.com.

  • Trump: Build the wall

    The Trump Way

    Leo Panitch interviewed by Arun Gupta In the runup to November’s presidential election, commentators from across the political spectrum predicted a round defeat for Donald Trump, not least because of the palpable disgust he elicited from elites. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, was the recipient of a number of moneyed defections from the Republican Party … Keep reading »

  • Low-Wage Workers’ Struggles Are About Much More than Wages

    When fast-food workers first took the streets in New York City in November 2012 to protest for higher wages and a union, no one could have imagined how successful the campaign would be. Since then the low-wage workers movement, known as Fight for 15, has helped spur eleven states and numerous cities to raise the … Keep reading »