We should reject the argument made by some on the left that we have to support the dictator Ortega and his government because the U.S. is now opposed to it.
In his primer on the DSA convention, Andrew Sernatinger incorrectly states: “A priority campaign over immigration received overwhelming support from delegates [at the last convention, two years ago] but never materialized.”
The social and economic crisis of capitalism has radicalized sections of the middle class. It has also driven sections of smaller corporate capital in a more desperate right wing direction.
Why is so little explicit connection being made by activists between the Black Lives Matter uprising in the U.S., the current mass uprising in Myanmar, and the ongoing struggles in Iran?
It should be a major red flag that the number of proposals has sunk compared to previous years, especially when we weight them by the size of the organization. A small minority of proposals are coming from rank-and-file members.
One hundred years ago, a white mob attacked the black neighborhood of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma and in two days killed hundreds of people, burned to the ground every building, and left ten thousand homeless.
A documentary on Helen Keller that is both inspiring and edifying.
Foxconn promises the world but delivers hell, as the authors lay bare.
Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war.
Comparing Lessons from New Politics and Herman Benson
An analysis of debates among labor leftists about how a commitment to socialism “from below” should inform union activity.
Orwell and Camus on a Hanging and the Guillotine
Camus and Orwell both understood that the justification for state violence depends on describing it in such a way as to not convey too specific an image of the actual event.
As against nearly a century of debates over Stalinism, the international left has never come to terms with Maoism, especially its global impact.
The discredit attained by the dominant parties, by the legislature, by the . . .
Wilson's recollections of his association with Correspondence newsletter that was published in Detroit, Michigan, from 1959 to 1967, and of C.L.R. James.Read more ›
Kali Akuno served as the coordinator of special projects and external funding for Jackson Mississippi’s late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba. He is co-founder and director of Cooperation Jackson as well as an organizer with the . . .
The police were pelted with coins and bottles to begin with, by the crowd, and later bricks and stones from a nearby building site. Barricading themselves inside the Stonewall Inn, police were forced to call for assistance. . . .
Joanne Landy (1941-2017) and Thomas Harrison (1948-) became socialists as teenagers and have remained involved in the democratic left ever since. They were active in the student protest movement at the University of . . .
"Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community" After 50 Years
Marking an anniversary of a book's publication is, appropriately, reserved for books that were widely read when they first appeared many years ago. Books we commemorate with an anniversary are ones that ushered in a new way . . .