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Be Realistic: Demand the Impossible

May 4, 2019           |                                       

In a previous article on the World Socialist Party of the United States reference was made to Impossibilism. Students of America’s left history will recognise it as an outlook represented by the now defunct Socialist Labor Party, the extinct Proletarian Party and the still (only just) going Socialist Party of Canada which Larry Gambone describes […]

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Timir Basu focuses on Labor in India

May 3, 2019           |                                       

Labor around the world is facing a hostile situation to the extent and intensity unprecedented in labor’s history. At the same time, labor in the Global South and Global North is theoretically, organizationally and politically unarmed. In this perspective, Timir Basu, a revolutionary once organizing the poor peasantry, and after passing hard time behind bars, […]

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Whether Biden can win the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination will largely depend on how little voters know about his actual record, writes Norman Solomon. Biden is No Friend of the Working Class; Solidly Backed Invasion of Iraq in 2003 By Norman Solomon When The New York Times front-paged its latest anti-left polemic masquerading as a […]

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Today, the two looming “existential threats” are the possibility of nuclear war, and unprecedented human-caused climate change, yet neither of these seems to unduly concern our plutocrats. Capitalism thrives on war, and we forget this historical fact at our peril. Nor do they seem worried about the drastic consequences of global warming, which has been […]

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President Donald Trump looked on approvingly at the chaos that engulfed Paris last weekend as more than 1,000 “Yellow Vest” protesters were arrested in one of their largest demonstrations yet—claiming that 100,000 French people had taken to the streets to protest policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions. But organizers unequivocally denied that the Yellow Vest […]

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George H.W. Bush Was an Enemy of the Working Class

December 8, 2018           |                                       

Can the Nation’s First Charter School Strike Transform the Industry? What Marc Lamont Hill’s Pro-Palestine Message Means to a Palestinian Rich Nations Aren’t “Paying Their Fair Share” to Mitigate the Climate Crisis George H.W. Bush Was an Enemy of the Working Class White Supremacy Apologists Are Having a Field Day Oil Companies Spent Millions to […]

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Opposing Bipartisan Warmongering is Defending Human Rights of the Poor and Working Class

August 15, 2018           |                                       

The decision by Democrat party president Harry Truman to bomb the cities of Hiroshima on August 6 and Nagasaki on the 9th with the newly developed nuclear weapon signaled to the world that the U.S. was prepared to use military force to back up its new-found position as the leader of the Western colonial-capitalist powers, […]

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Roseanne and TV Myths About the Working Class

June 10, 2018           |                                       

Henry A. Giroux: The Nightmare of Neoliberal Fascism The Dangers of Conflating Anti-Zionism With Anti-Semitism If You’re “Still in” the Paris Climate Agreement, It’s Time to Pay Into the Green Climate Fund “US Officially in Trade War With Canada” as Trump Doubles Down on Reckless Tariffs EPA Staff Says Trump Administration Changing Agency Mission to […]

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