Rosa Luxemburg on Literature
Rosa Luxemburg has been the subject of numerous works of literary fiction in the century since her death, including Karl and Rosa, the final book of Alfred Döblin’s multivolume November 1918: A German Revolution (1950); Rosa, . . .
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The Two Souls of Socialized Medicine
The overwhelming morbiity and mortality of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its consequent social and economic devastation, has dispelled the illusion of American exceptionalism.
The Proletarianization of Academic Labor in the Algorithmic University
The attempt to deskill teaching in higher education is hardly new. Technology is being used to transform the academic worker into a “conscious linkage” of the machine.
An exploration of Luxemburg’s proletarian internationalism and its lessons for today.
A Conversation with Singer/Songwriter Roy Zimmerman
An interview with the political singer-songwriter whose anti-Trump song got over 100 million views on social media.
An interview with longtime French left activist Patrick Silberstein on the current demonstrations in France
Iran is experiencing another wave of mass protests and strikes as economic, social, political, environmental and health problems make it impossible for the large majority of the population to have the bare minimums needed to live.
There’s something contradictory in this position that needs to be pointed out. The parties that DSA has focused on weren’t always mass parties. Often, they began as just the kind of plebeian networks or far left grouplets that DSA eschews as irrelevant.
Introducing the ‘teenage anti-imperialist’, the ‘solidarity market’, and ‘contrarian continuity’ between anti-imperialists and ‘their ‘establishment parent’/’imperialist’ governments.
In my opinion, there are two determining factors that have led to this moment of malaise. On the one hand, the inability of our rulers to channel a successful reform path…On the other hand, there is the ability of citizens to submit this incapacity to public judgment, which is something new.
The moment that thousands took to the streets in unprecedented national demonstrations in Cuba on July 11 demanding “freedom,” everyone in Cuba and in the United States recognized that we are at a critical moment.
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 . . .