Joel Wendland

 
 
Joel Wendland

Joel Wendland works in higher education. He was previously editor of Political Affairs magazine. He is a union member and a US Army veteran. He is working on a collection of essays for a book, writing a new collection of poetry and tries to find environmentally-friendly alternatives to everyday living. Become his friend on Facebook. Follow Political Affairs on Twitter.

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The 1%, the police, and the fascist danger

The 1%, the police, and the fascist danger

Getting desperate, the capitalist 1% edges toward fascism.

BY:Joel Wendland| June 26, 2020
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Trump, white supremacy, and racial capitalism

Trump, white supremacy, and racial capitalism

The U.S. stands at a crossroads: the tyranny of Trump and white supremacy in one direction, and the promise of freedom, socialist equality, and racial justice in the other.

BY:Joel Wendland| June 1, 2020
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Lenin on U.S. white supremacy

Lenin on U.S. white supremacy

Lenin's critique of nationalism and white supremacy rings true today.

BY:Joel Wendland| April 22, 2020
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COVID-19 capitalism demands social connection

COVID-19 capitalism demands social connection

Keeping physical distance during the pandemic doesn’t mean we have to accept the capitalist ideology of social distance.

BY:Joel Wendland| April 16, 2020
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“Comrade”: A review

“Comrade”: A review

A review of Jodi Dean's Comrade: An Essay on Political Belonging.

BY:Joel Wendland| March 16, 2020
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