Twenty years ago, Barbara Lee cast the lone vote against the Authorization for Use of Military Force — the blank check for endless war Congress gave George W. Bush after 9/11. She’s been vindicated by history. Those who pushed the “War on Terror” have not.
Tali Farhadian Weinstein, who owns a $26 million apartment and a $13 million summerhouse, is using her wealth and connections to try to buy the Manhattan DA’s office — and thwart anti-incarceration candidates in Tuesday’s primary.
For weeks, pro-Palestine protesters physically prevented the unloading of Israeli-operated cargo that had entered the Port of Seattle. It finally took a violent crackdown by Seattle police to get the ship unloaded.
Slatan Dudow’s cinematic career took him from rural Bulgaria to working with Bertolt Brecht — making him one of the twentieth century’s most important socialist filmmakers. Yet the director’s work has undeservedly been forgotten.
It’s not surprising that New York’s centrist governor, Andrew Cuomo, would nominate a vocal opponent of criminal justice reform to the state’s powerful court of appeals. But why is a supposedly progressive state senate confirming her?
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For more than three centuries, something has been going horribly wrong at the top of our society, and we’re all suffering for it.
McKinsey consultants have packaged capitalism for decades, offering a glimpse into the moral compass of the ruling class.
Today, as we celebrate Juneteenth, we should remember not only the struggle against chattel slavery but the struggle for radical freedom during Reconstruction — snuffed out by the reactionary forces of property and white supremacy.
Paul Robeson’s artistic achievements have stood the test of time. So has his commitment to socialist internationalism and the struggle against racism and colonialism wherever it emerges.
James Baldwin knew that racism, properly understood, is a question of tyranny: wherever it persists, democracy does not.
Joe Biden’s recent spending spree can make the United States a less miserable place. But the president has no interest in bringing about the structural change that would weaken the power capitalists have over workers.
The Green New Deal program has enormous potential to generate mass popular support. But absent real leverage from labor, it’s likely to be continually watered down into a toothless slogan for NGOs.
In recent years, Democratic Socialists of America members elected to all levels of government have been faced with a new challenge: what to do with their office. Three staffers for New York State assembly member Phara Souffrant Forrest discuss how to organize for socialism from a state capital.
The Left is racking up victory after victory in Chile. Now, Chileans have the chance to clear away the last remnants of Pinochet’s authoritarian, neoliberal rule by writing a new, democratic constitution.
The US Chamber of Commerce presented “bipartisanship” awards to Democrats like Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin who blocked a $15 minimum wage. They’re not even pretending to be on your side anymore.
In its latest assault against the Kurds, Erdoğan’s Turkey is targeting civilians and refugees along the Iraq border — a brutal campaign to stamp out democracy and self-determination in Kurdistan.