How the right as defeated in Poland
How the right as defeated in Poland
The first Black candidate for president was Clifton DeBerry, the nominee of the Socialist Workers Party in 1964, running against right-wing Republican Barry Goldwater and liberal Democrat Lyndon B. Johnson. Harassed by the FBI, DeBerry would have a tough row to hoe.
Davis’ loyalty to the CP led her in 1980 and 1984 to accept the party’s assignment that she be the running mate of diehard Stalinist party leader Gus Hall.
The most important Black candidate of the radical 1960s and 70s, if we judge by votes and delegates, was Shirley Chisholm.
The significance of Turkey’s May 14 election
The release of the prisoners now makes it possible for President Biden and Blinken to make a deal with Ortega that would improve his situation—removing the sanctions—while increasing U.S. influence in Nicaragua. Ortega accused the opponents he imprisoned of being traitors working for the United States, but it is he who wants a closer relationship with Washington.
A review of Michael Chessum’s inside account and analysis of Corbynism’s trajectories and defeat.
Donald C. Wood assesses the failed record of economic policies pursued by Shinzo Abe, right-wing former Prime Minister of Japan.
Dan La Botz analyzes the 2022 US Midterm elections and challenges facing the left.
Legal scholar Elizabeth Rapaport discusses the dangers to democracy posed by the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case Moore v. Harper.
On September 25 Italy will hold elections following the resignation of Prime Minister Pario Draghi and the concern is palpable.
The role of the various Sri Lankan political parties in the current crisis.
But the rise of rightwing politics and authoritarianism and of armed groups preparing for violent action is an even greater problem than Biden’s speech suggests and neither mainstream Democrats, nor progressives, nor the left, seems to have a strategy to stop the rise of the right.
In October and November of 2019, clashes over the validity of presidential elections in Bolivia led to protests and the eventual ouster of the leftist Indigenous president Evo Morales, in what most observers characterized as a coup. In the year . . .
I give thanks that there’s a chance that in the coming year we can begin to build a mass working class movement and an independent working-class political party.
The Freedom in the World 2021 report has unveiled 2020 to be the 15th consecutive year of decline in democracy across the world.
Having arrested and jailed his most significant rivals weeks before the election, President Daniel Ortega was reelected on November 7 to a fourth consecutive term, his fifth altogether.
The elections in Ecuador earlier this year continue to inspire international debate among competing left currents over lessons to be learned.
The fragmentation of the left has led to an almost certain second-round dual between Macron and Le Pen in 2022, with grave implications for the future of an explicitly left mass movement.
The backdrop for the last two DSA conventions was resistance to Donald Trump and the anticipation of a second Sanders campaign. In 2021, that is gone: Trump is no longer president. Sanders lost. In the Biden era, what is DSA?
Without fear of Donald Trump and hope in Bernie Sanders, DSA seems to have lost some of its energy. There has been less membership participation in preparation for this convention.
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