Issue: Winter 2024

New Politics Vol. XIX No. 4, Whole Number 76

Electoral Democracy and the Roberts Court

Legal scholar Elizabeth Rapaport outlines various threats to voting rights and democratic elections, posed by the conservative Supreme Court.

Cornel West, Jill Stein, and the Green Party

An assessment of left third party presidential campaigns in the United States

Turmoil in American Politics

American politics are in turmoil, all of politics in the broadest sense. 
In the White House, in the Congress, in the courts, in state governments, in communities urban, suburban, and rural, in labor and social movements, and in the streets. . . .

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The Party’s Over

The Crisis of Left Electoralism

Socialists need to use the growing working class surge to get beyond the dead end of mainstream electoral politics.

The 2023 Rutgers Wall-to-Wall Strike

Taking the Class Struggle in Higher Education to a New Level

Lessons from the historic and broad-based Rutgers strike.

How to Understand Russia’s Imperialist Attitude Toward Ukraine

Hanna Perekhoda analyzes construction of Russian imperialist imagery of Ukraine, rooted in the Russian ruling elite’s drive to maintain its power.

Self-Organization and the New Left in Ukraine

From Maidan to War

The author (right) on Kyiv’s IndependenceSquare. December 2013.
In early December 2013, I found myself on Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square), holding a sign reading “Don’t Believe Politicians—Self-Organize!” as part of a protest with a small group of student activists. Weeks . . .

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The Modi Moment

Aparna Sundar analyzes the basis of Modi’s authoritarian rule in India, including Hindutva, predatory capitalism, populist performance, and repression.

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The Flat World and the Flat-Worlders

John Feffer reviews Kevin Funk’s “Rooted Globalism”, on the persistence of the national character of each capitalist class amidst globalization.

From the Editors

We are living in awful, yet hopeful, times. As we go to press, several wars are raging. One of them, Israel’s ferocious assault on Gaza and its systematic, genocidal massacre of Palestinians, is exacting a greater civilian toll than any . . .

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Palestinian Resistance and the War in Gaza

An Interview with Toufic Haddad

What are the implications of the current war in Gaza for the future of Palestinian resistance?

The Political Context of the Crisis in Gaza

An Interview with Joel Beinin

Joel Beinin, Emeritus Professor at Stanford, discusses the politics of the Palestinian left and Hamas, and the US policies in Israel/Palestine.

Standing Rock

A Struggle for Land and Sovereignty

Brian Ward narrates his experience of participating in the Standing Rock encampment in 2016 and analyzes the legacy of the struggle.

Decarbonization and Decolonization

Colonial Capitalism and Puerto Rico

The Case for an EcoSocialist Green New Deal Regardless of COP28

Puerto Rican socialist Rafael Bernabe calls for a Green New Deal in Puerto Rico, to facilitate its economic and ecological reconstruction.

On Martyrdom

Leela M. chronicles how Palestinians celebrate martyrdom out of a love of life and a love of people.

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