Stories by Conor Lynch

Conor Lynch is a writer and journalist living in New York City. Follow him on Twitter: @dilgentbureauct. subscribe to Conor Lynch's feed

Posted on: Aug 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Bernie Sanders proved socialism isn't dead—and some young people are even open to the banished ideas of Karl Marx.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's Paris pullout has done massive damage to America's reputation—but in the long run it could be much worse.

Posted on: May 28, 2017, Source: Salon

There's already evidence that left-wing populism—not Clintonite centrism—is the winning formula for Democrats.

Posted on: May 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Cracks appear in the GOP façade as the news keeps getting more devastating for Trump. How long can he last?

Posted on: Mar 25, 2017, Source: Salon

He couldn't win the Democratic nomination, but Sanders has emerged as the authentic voice of populist resistance.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Steve Bannon's apocalyptic views are very close to those of ISIS, and Trump is surrounded by religious zealots.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: Salon

The pioneering psychologist explained the rise of Hitler with an analysis that seems way too relevant now.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2017, Source: Salon

Slavoj Žižek argued Trump would be better for the left than Clinton—and if we survive this, he might be right.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2017, Source: Salon

For many Trump supporters, the wealthiest cabinet ever is no problem—as long as he gets rid of the smart people.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Economic justice and civil rights are not separate; the issue isn't "identity politics" but liberalism's failures.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Faced with a Donald Trump presidency, the privileged elite vowed to flee the utter Democratic collapse they caused.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: Salon

They're both built on a foundation of lies and false promises.