Scott Remer

Scott Remer

Scott Remer studied Ethics, Politics, & Economics at Yale and political thought and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge. He has published in venues such as OpenDemocracy, Philosophy Now, Philosophical Salon, AlterNet, and International Affairs.

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"If Biden wins the presidency, we will need to pursue an 'inside' and an 'outside' strategy, mobilizing the grassroots to organize and push the Democratic establishment leftwards," writes Remer. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Views
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
The Only Real Leftist Argument for Voting for Joe Biden in November
The sole reason to vote for Joe Biden’s campaign (not support , as “support” would imply a level of agreement and enthusiasm that we as leftists don’t have for Biden’s zombie neoliberalism or the prospect of supporting a probable rapist) is very simple. It won’t be easy to win the kinds of reforms...
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Students pull a mock "ball & chain" representing the $1.4 trilling outstanding student debt at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)   Views
Friday, September 07, 2018
Why the Left Should Embrace Debt Forgiveness
Barring a major upset in November, proud democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will be heading to Congress in January. Breaking with many Democrats’ cautious triangulation, she ran on an unabashedly progressive platform which included Medicare-for-all, a federal jobs guarantee, the...
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"Every cent that goes to support the defense industry and war (or warlike activities, like air strikes) should be matched in spending for education, healthcare, and the social safety net." (Photo: Fibonacci Blue/cc/flickr) Views
Friday, August 24, 2018
Butter, Not Guns
Many people find foreign policy boring. This is a mistake. The US is bounded by the Atlantic and Pacific, with friendly neighbors to the north and south, but our borders are porous. What we do halfway around the world can come back to haunt us. Conservatives’ foreign policy tends to split the world...
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