Jake Wartel


Wartel: Bernie or bust

Only Bernie Sanders is running a campaign with the explicit goal of creating a movement that can last far beyond him.  

WARTEL: In defense of left-wing populism

Right-wing populists like Trump seek to maintain power through division and fear, while left-wing populism seeks to mobilize the majority of people in response to the economic elites.

WARTEL: Amazon is bad for democracy

The recent Amazon HQ2 escapade demonstrates the company’s outsize influence and a disregard for the well-being of the communities it seeks to enter.